Red Sea Film Festival

‘Muru,’ ‘Fire of Love’ to Open New Zealand International Film Festival – Global Bulletin

FESTIVALS The world Premiere of local filmmaker Tearepa Kahi’s action-drama “Muru” will open the Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin chapters of the New Zealand International Film Festival, while…

Saudi Arabia’s Fatima Al-Banawi Set For Feature Debut With ‘Basma’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Saudi Arabian filmmaker, actress and activist Fatima Al-Banawi (“Barakah Meets Barakah”) is set to make her feature film directorial debut with “Basma,” a bold drama that will tackle…

Saudi Cinema Chain Vox Invests in Country’s Future Filmmakers and Theaters

Last December, during the inaugural Red Sea Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Vox Cinemas announced plans to produce 25 Arabic movies with budgets under $10 million over…

Saudi Arabia Audiences Grow as Local Comedies Succeed

Moviegoing in Saudi Arabia has come a long way since April 18, 2018, when “Black Panther” premiered to a packed crowd in a converted symphony hall in Riyadh,…

Vox Aims to Be the Voice of Cinema in West Asia

Vox Cinemas, the highest-grossing exhibitor in West Asia, where it operates more than 600 screens, will focus on diversification next, while also continuing its geographical expansion plan, says…