Tuesday 8, December 2015

Dubai – MENA Herald: THE BEACH opposite JBR partners with Dubai International Film Festival for the second consecutive year to host exclusive public screenings by the seaside, with cosy bean bags that can accommodate up to 500 visitors each evening.

As part of the festival, on 11 December, THE BEACH will host a special live performance by Palestinian singer and 2013 Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf at 9.30pm following the screening for his biopic. Musicians from Song of Lahore will make a momentous appearance for a live concert before the screening of the film on 14 December at 8.30pm.

The complimentary screenings and performances will be hosted on the sand opposite Fratelli La Bufala near the North area of THE BEACH.

Getting there: Taxi: Reel Cinemas at THE BEACH opposite JBR is the nearest drop-off point to the screening which is a breezy 300 metre walk away.

Dubai Tram: Jumeirah Beach Residences 2, located at a 3-minute walking distance, is the closest stop. The tram also connects to the Jumeirah Lake Towers metro station and the Dubai Marina metro station. Allow for up to 20 minutes between trams.

Dubai Metro: Jumeirah Lake Towers station located 1.5 kms from THE BEACH, at a 25-minute walking distance, is the closest metro station.

For visitors driving to the venue: The blue and green sections are the underground parking locations closest to the screening, easily accessible from escalators in both sections. Regular parking charges of AED20 per hour will apply. Patrons may validate parking for up to three hours against purchases of AED75 and above at any of the participating outlets at THE BEACH. Additionally, valet parking at AED 50 per hour and VIP parking at AED 500 for the day are also available.