The Killing of the Scared Deer
This psychological thriller promises great performances and a nail-biting plot. A seemingly innocent teenage boy gets introduced to a happy idyllic family, and strange things start happening.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Raffey Cassidy, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Silverstone
Watch it at: Souk Madinat, 6pm.
What Will People Say
Tackling the stories of third-generation expat youngsters today, What Will People Say follows a Pakistani girl in Norway who lives a double life — trying to be dutiful and respectful while being a typical Norwegian teenager. The facade crumbles and she is sent to Pakistan.
Cast: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Rohit Saraf, Ali Arfan and Sheeba Chaddha.
Watch it at: Vox Screen 17, Mall of the Emirates, 9.15pm.
I Am Not a Witch
This satirical movie tackles some of Zambia’s esoteric traditions and beliefs. A young girl, Shula, is declared a witch by her neighbours in a rural Zambian village. She is forced to go to a witch camp and gets forced to use her ‘talents’ for bizarre situations.
Cast: Maggie Mulubwa, Henry BJ Phiri, Nancy Mulilo, Margaret Sipaneia and Gloria Huwiler.
Watch it at: Vox 13, Mall of the Emirates, 9.45pm.
With great reviews and stellar performances, this biographical drama is a must-watch. The premise of the movie revolves around the titanic clash in 1980 between two of tennis’s biggest stars of the era — over-excitable American John McEnroe and brooding Swede Bjorn Borg.
Genre: Biography, Drama and Sport
Language: English, Swedish, French, German and Spanish
Cast: Leo Borg, Bjorn Borg, Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason and Stellan Skarsgard.
Watch it at: Vox Screen 17, Mall of the Emirates, 15:45
Naila and the Uprising
Naila And The Uprising chronicles the remarkable journey of Naila Ayesh, moving in and out of Israeli prisons, distributing illegal leaflets by night, and planning boycotts and strikes with her infant son strapped to her back.
Cast: Naila Ayesh, Zahira Kamal, Terry Boulata, Jamal Zakout, Azza Al-Khafarneh Qassem, Sama Aweida, Naima Al Shaikh and Rabeha Diab.
Watch it at: Vox Screen 15, Mall of the Emirates, 6.15pm.