5 things to do: Catch the 1994 French film L'Enfer or get tickets for Taste of Australia

Catch the 1994 French film L’Enfer, by Claude Chabrol, as part of Ciné-Débat, a new series of free screenings presented by Alliance Française Dubai followed by discussions. The 1994 film, starring Emmanuelle Béart and François Cluzet, is about a hotel manager who has delusions about his wife’s infidelity. The film will have English subtitles but […]

Catch the 1994 French film L’Enfer, by Claude Chabrol, as part of Ciné-Débat, a new series of free screenings presented by Alliance Française Dubai followed by discussions. The 1994 film, starring Emmanuelle Béart and François Cluzet, is about a hotel manager who has delusions about his wife’s infidelity. The film will have English subtitles but the talk will be in French. Tonight, 8pm, free, auditorium, Alliance Française, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Watch the 2015 UAE film Abdullah at NYU Abu Dhabi. The film tells the story of the title character, who grows up in a very conservative Muslim family and he struggles to hide his love for music. The film is in Arabic with English subtitles. Tonight, 6.30pm to 8pm, NYU Abu Dhabi Campus, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at nyuad.nyu.edu

Get tickets for Taste of Australia, which features celebrity chef Tarek Ibrahim of Fatafeat TV, a three-course meal of Australian meat and produce, and an exhibition of indigenous Australian art selected from The Australian National Museum. Thursday, from 7pm, from Dh500 for Australian Business Group members; Dh600 for non-members, Four Seasons, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ausbg.net

See the exhibition As Cold As a White Stone, which features works by Lebanese artist Lara Zankoul. The exhibit explores what the artist describes as ‘the coldness, resistance, and numbness of human relationships nowadays’. Open from 10am to 6pm, Ayyam Gallery, DIFC, Dubai, 04 439 2395, www.ayyamgallery.com

Buy tickets to see Enrico Macias. The French-Algerian singer, who mixes oriental, maalouf melodies with French chansons, will perform songs that tell his life story, including the single Adieu Mon Pays. November 4, from 7pm, from Dh250, Festival Arena by InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

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