GULF FILM and GRAND CINEMAS with the French Embassy in the UAE, Institut français and French Alliance in Dubai, have joined their efforts to bring the best of international and French cinema to the UAE public. They are launching “Cine 13” at Grand Cinemas Ibn Battuta, a dedicated place for French cinema in Dubai.

Every week, enjoy a new French film at Theatre number 13 at Grand Cinemas Ibn Battuta, with screenings available every day.

This week, the comedy “The Marsupilami” directed by Alain Chabat with actors Jamel Debbouze, Fred Testot, Geraldine Nakache will run from March 12 to18.

When reporter Dan Geraldo (Alain Chabat) arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery. With his resourceful local guide Pablito (Jamel Debbouze), D an has one surprise after another during a thrilling adventure that allows him to bring the world some spectacular news: the Marsupilami, a mythical and mischievous animal, really does exist! You too will believe in furry tails!

Official trailer: The Marsupilami


Langue: French with English subtitles

Public: All publics

Date: From 12 March to 18 March

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Cine 13 Line-up

From 12 February to 28 March: Les gamins

From 26 February to 4 March: Titeuf le film

From 5 March to 11 March: La Marche

From 19 March to 25 March: A l’aveugle

From 26 March to 1 April: 20 ans d’écart