Architecture

50 To Follow

Here it is: the 2019 edition of magpie’s 50 To Follow. Like most retrospective lists, it’s intended as a conversation piece. We fully expect you to disagree with our inclusions, and with the (admittedly pretty […]

Film

Cinema Akil gets a permanent home

Cinema Akil, for four years now the flagbearer for independent and arthouse cinema in the Emirates, is finally getting a permanent base – a small but fully equipped cinema in Alserkal Avenue. It will be […]

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Family

Six days in Sharjah: films for kids

The fifth edition of Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF) takes place on 8-13 October. The six days will feature 124 films from 33 countries, selected from around 500 that were reviewed by SICFF’s expert […]