1. On Chesil Beach
Based on the critically successful novella by Ian McEwan, this British drama is a satirical take on romance and the dilemmas arising in love and life.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Billy Howle and Anne Marie Duff.
Watch it at: Madinat Arena (6pm, gala screening).
2. The Song of Scorpions
Indian movies are known for their colourful and poignant storytelling, and this drama promises to be no less in its portrayal of love, romance and magic all around.
Cast: Irrfan Khan, Golshifteh Farahani, Waheeda Rehman, Shashank Arora and Kritika Pande.
Watch it at: Vox Screen 01, Mall of the Emirates (6pm) and December 8, Friday, Mall of the Emirates.
Look forward to feeling 74 minutes of awe, terror and victory as humans conquer nature’s most intimidating heights and weather at the highest peaks of the world.
Narrator: William Dafoe
Watch it at: The Beach (7.30pm) for free.
4. Heaven without People
Focusing on family, relationships and the underlying tensions therein, this movie starts off with a happy Easter lunch which gradually turns into complete chaos.
Cast: Farah Shaer, Wissam Boutrous, Toni Habib, Jenny Gebara, Hussein Hijazi and Ghassan Chemali.
Watch it at: Vox Screen 03, Mall of the Emirates (6.30pm); and on December 9, Saturday, Mall of the Emirates.
5. My Generation
Legendary British film icon Michael Caine leads viewers through his personal journey through 1960s London and the arts industry then.
Cast: Michael Caine, David Bailey, Joan Collins and Roger Daltrey.
Watch it at: Souk Madinat Theatre (10pm).