25 June 2022–31 July 2022

Natsu at Alserkal Avenue

Alserkal Avenue

Join us in the Avenue for a summer celebrating Japanese artistic traditions, films, food and drinks.

Starts 25 June 2022

Ends 31 July 2022

Venue Alserkal Avenue


As the June heat settles over Dubai, join us in the Avenue for a summer celebrating Japanese artistic traditions, films, food, and drinks. Alserkal Avenue brings you Natsu, a programme running from 25 June to 31 July, featuring weekly screenings hosted by Cinema Akil made possible with the support of the Japan Foundation, in collaboration with the Consulate-General of Japan. Natsu at Alserkal Avenue will also include activations by The Flip Side, CHI-KA, Ame Studio, The Edit, Moby and Pekoe.

The screenings are held in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and the UAE.


26 June, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 July

Emotional Topography: Japan in Summer

All Day | 10AM - 7PM

26 June, 3, 17, 24, 31 July
Complimentary Matcha soft serve

All Day | 10AM - 7PM
Complimentary with a Cinema Akil registrations


25th June | City-Pop Specialwith 199x100 (199x & Almo100)
3PM - 5PM
The Flip Side

26th June | Weathering with You
2PM - 4PM
Cinema Akil

3rd July | Children of the Sea
1.30 - 3.30PM
Cinema Akil

3rd July | Ikebana Workshop
4PM - 6PM
Ame Studio

17th July | Gintama: The Very Final
2PM - 3.45PM
Cinema Akil

17th July | Launch of The Edit Matcha Bar x Matcha Union
4PM - 7PM
The Edit

24th July | Sansho the Bailiff
2PM - 4PM
Cinema Akil

24th July | Ikigai @ The Experience Room
4PM - 7PM
Pekoe Tea & Bread Bar

31 July | The Crucified Lovers
2PM - 3.45PM
Cinema Akil