5 things to do today: see the French film Nos Jours Heureux or catch the exhibit Ramadanization

See the 2006 film Nos Jours Heureux (Those Happy Days) as part of Ciné Day La Nouveauté, a concept by Alliance Française Dubai that presents a relatively new French film to help broaden French cinematographic culture. Vincent (Jean-Paul Rouve) opens a summer camp in the French countryside, complete with unruly campers and crazy counsellors who […]

See the 2006 film Nos Jours Heureux (Those Happy Days) as part of Ciné Day La Nouveauté, a concept by Alliance Française Dubai that presents a relatively new French film to help broaden French cinematographic culture. Vincent (Jean-Paul Rouve) opens a summer camp in the French countryside, complete with unruly campers and crazy counsellors who need more supervision than the kids. In French with English subtitles. Tuesday, June 28 at 8pm, free entry, auditorium, Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Catch the exhibition Ramadanization and see works by 10 artists who reflect on their own significant memories of Ramadan, highlighting shared experiences and recognisable elements, including the iftar table and being on one’s best behaviour. Open 9am to 10pm, Gallery of Light, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org

View Abu Dhabi and its skyline from the perspective and comfort of the Jalboot passenger ferry that links major tourist destinations and landmarks, including Abu Dhabi Mall, Yas Marina, Etihad Towers and Al Bandar. Leaves Abu Dhabi Mall at 4pm and returns at 8pm, from Dh150 for adult round-trip ticket, Abu Dhabi, www.jalboot.ae

Send the kids to Kartdrome Camp. Gulf Star Sports offers children ages 7 to 15 an adrenaline-fuelled summer of go-karting, laser tag, simulators, billiards, video games, team games and competitions. Opens today and runs until August 25, 9am to 1pm, Sundays to Thursdays, from Dh1,150, Dubai Autodrome, Dubai, info@gulfstarsports.com, 050 429 4860

Get tickets to see Benjamin Schmid and Ariane Haering. As part of Emirates NBD Classics V, enjoy a performance by the Austrian violinist Schmid and the Swiss pianist Haering. September 9, doors open at 7.15pm, concert begins at 8pm, from Dh150, Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai. www.platinumlist.net

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