The Scene Club is a private film club that showcases the best of world independent cinema.

Founded in 2007 by award-winning Emirati director Nayla Al Khaja, The Scene Club represents a powerful shift in altering the perception of cinema in the UAE. It is the first club in Dubai that showcases current independent films in their raw human form, where topics are both poignant and impactful. The Club hosts 24 unique titles and 12 private food and film events all around the city, all year long.


A War

Wednesday 8th June – 8:00 PM
Screening at VOX Cinemas (Mall of the Emirates) – Screen 17

Registration & networking session starts 1 hour before screening


Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire and in order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that has grave consequences for him – and his family back home.

This film was nominated for the Oscar Award at the 88th Academy Awards (2016).

PRESS REVIEWS

“Tremendous, beautifully written.” – THE PLAYLIST
“Rigorous and engrossing.” – VARIETY
“One of the year’s standout foreign films.” – AWARDS CIRCUIT

Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes
Language: Danish (with English subtitles)

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Ivy

Wednesday 22nd June – 8:00 PM
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Screening at VOX Cinemas (Mall of the Emirates) – Screen 17

Registration & networking session starts 1 hour before screening


A crew of six men sailing to Egypt get trapped on the ship when the ship’s owner goes bankrupt. The story takes a turn when the crew learns there is a lien on the ship in charge of taking possession of all their belonging, and that they must all stay on board and endure as crawlers force their way in to their bed space – indefinitely.

Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes
Language: Turkish (with English subtitles)

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