5 things to do today: Watch a screening of French film Pierrot le Fou and visit the pop-up boutique at The Dubai Mall

Watch a screening of the 1965 French crime film Pierrot le Fou as part of the Ciné Day Vintage series, a concept by Alliance Française Dubai, which features a different classic French film each month. This film by Jean-Luc Godard tells the story of Pierrot (Jean-Paul Belmondo), who escapes his boring life and travels from […]

Watch a screening of the 1965 French crime film Pierrot le Fou as part of the Ciné Day Vintage series, a concept by Alliance Française Dubai, which features a different classic French film each month. This film by Jean-Luc Godard tells the story of Pierrot (Jean-Paul Belmondo), who escapes his boring life and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne (Anna Karina), who is being chased by hitmen. In French with English subtitles. At 8pm, auditorium, Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Visit Design 971, the pop-up boutique at The Dubai Mall that hosts some of the region’s top young designers. The Summer Edition, which runs for two months, includes a shoe designer, clothing with contrasting textures, box clutches, ethnic chic, swimwear and more. Ramadan collections will also be introduced by some of the designers. Open from 10am to 10pm, The Village, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, 800 38224 6255, www.thedubaimall.com

Have some fun with the regional comedians from Yalla Laughs, including Simeon Goodson, Luke Hacker, Ibi Mania, Erik Thornquist and the MC Abdullah Al Qassab, who will perform tonight as part of the Honalfan Arts Festival. At 7pm, free entry, National Theatre, Abu Dhabi, www.yallalaughs.com

Register to take part in a Heartsaver First Aid paediatric course, which is accredited by the American Heart Association, and learn the skills needed to help prevent and effectively manage a medical emergency for children and infants. June 10, 9am to 5pm, Dh750, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

Sign up your children ages 4 to 9 for the Julia Donaldson Summer Camp: A Picture Book Journey, where they can enjoy exploring five picture books by the award-winning children’s author through activities including poetry, puppetry, drama games and more. June 26 to 30 and July 3 to 7, 10am to 1pm or 2pm to 5pm, Dh800, The Courtyard Playhouse Theatre, Al Quoz, Dubai, register at 055 967 3927, kylie@courtyardplayhouse.com

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