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The inaugural Red Sea International Film Festival will take place from December 6 -15, 2021 with live dailies on filmfestivals.com.

The Red Sea International Film Festival brings the best in Arab and World Cinema to Jeddah Old Town. The Festival showcases exciting new films on the Saudi big-screen, alongside retrospective programs celebrating the masters of cinema, the latest Saudi films, and feature and short film competitions. There are also industry events and workshops nurturing the next generation of talent.


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A look back at the entire festival run in Jeddah of the RSIFF

VIDEO CHANNEL: Akshay Kumar guest of honour at Red Sea Fest

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Akshay Kumar at Red Sea Fest with the festival heads Mohamed Al Tariq and Shivani Pandya  Hundreds of fans turned up for a glimpse of megastar Akshay Kumar, who participated in an in-conversation event: watch the moments. ...
 

VIDEO CHANNEL: '83' BY Kabir Khan The Red Carpet frenzy moments

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‘83, presented by Reliance Entertainment, Phantom Films and Kabir Khan Films, will have its world premiere at the Festival’s public closing on 15th December, ahead of its release across the Gulf region on December 23rd and worldwide release on 24th December. The highly anticipated sports biopic is being distributed across the GCC by VOX Cinemas.                     Toni El Massih, Managing Director, VOX Cin...
 

VIDEO: The Red Sea Souk Awards

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Festival (RSIFF) today announced the winners of the Red Sea Souk Awards that featured four days of industry talks, workshops, an active project market and networking sessions. All films in the Red Sea Souk were deliberated on by two separate juries for the Project Market and the Works-in-Progress to grant the Red Sea Souk Awards. More than 700,000 USD were awarded to the projects selected in the Red Sea Souk Awards with funds provided by the Red Sea Fund as well as generous industry sponsors.&...
 

VIDEO: Closing Ceremony and Awards

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The 83 Biopic World Premiere closed The Red Sea International Film Festival

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Acclaimed director Kabir Khan along with with cricket legends Kapil Dev, Mohinder ‘Jimmy’ Amarnath in attendance for a sensational send off to the Festival’s inaugural edition. Sports biopic is being distributed across GCC by Festival Partner, VOX Cinemas       The first edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) in partnership with VOX Cinemas, MBC GROUP and Saudia Airlines closed on a high this evening with the world premiere of t...
 

In conversation with Haifaa Al-Mansour

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RED SEA FILM FESTIVAL 2021 HAIFAA AL-MANSOUR: A CELEBRATION   Interview by Emmanuel Itier Last week, at The Red Sea film festival (https://redseafilmfest.com/en/ ) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;  the most important Saudi female filmmaker, Haifaa Al-Mansour ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haifaa_al-Mansour ), was finally celebrated for her courage, her talent and her vision to encourage waves of changes in this country with a “bad reputation”. Such reputation is sure to be s...
 

In conversation with Red Sea Immersive Michael Salmon

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Bruno Chatelin met with Red Sea Immersive producer Michael Salmon Liz Rosenthal Red Sea IMMERSIVE with her jury members: Victoria Mapplebeck and Laurie Anderson. Interview by Bruno Chatelin Red Sea: Immersive is an exciting programme of virtual reality experiences, running from 7 to 15 December. Hosted at Jeddah’s new creative complex, Hayy Jameel, Red Sea: Immersive features an array of award-winning international artists and directors, presenting 21 projects from 23 countri...
 

Red Sea International Film Festival final day December 13 in focus

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Fatima Al-Bawami Photo RSIFF / GETTYImages Final huge day of screenings of fabulous films, with a couple we have been saving for last and lots of chances to catch up on ones you have missed. There is also a  special celebratory screening of Elephant God, one of Indian director Satyajit Ray’s greatest masterpieces.    Yes, the prizes are handed out today december 13 and the official part of the festival draws to a close. But it’s not over yet!!! There are still two...
 

RSIFF interview with French director Yamina Benguigui in Jeddah

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RED SEA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL     By Emmanuel Itier Yamina Benguigui (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamina_Benguigui ) is truly a force of nature in France. She is a very respected filmmaker as well as a political voice whose visions bring changes to this world. Therefore, this was not a surprise that the first edition of The Red Sea International Film Festival ( https://redseafilmfest.com/en/ ) selected her recent film ‘SISTERS’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch...
 

The winners of the inaugural Red Sea International Film Festival.

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The Red Sea International Film Festival in partnership with VOX Cinemas, MBC GROUP, and Saudia Airlines today announced the winners of the Red Sea competition sections. The 16 strong feature, 18 shorts selection and 21 ground-breaking global virtual reality experiences are a celebration of the most exciting, innovative new films and cinematic storytelling from established and emerging filmmakers from the Arab world and Africa. The inaugural edition recognises the incredible range of talent wit...
 

Red Sea International Film Festival December 12 in focus

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Everything is back at the Vox Cinemas in Al Balad today – but that doesn’t mean it’s over! There are still more exciting films screening for the first time today, as well as loads of repeats so you can catch up on films you have missed. The jury is still working hard, watching the last of the films in competition before they meet to make their decisions on who will win the inaugural Red Sea Film Festival prizes…     Talent days starts today, and it provides ...
 

700 000$ awarded to the winners of the Red Sea Souk

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The Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF) today announced the winners of the Red Sea Souk Awards that featured four days of industry talks, workshops, an active project market and networking sessions. All films in the Red Sea Souk were deliberated on by two separate juries for the Project Market and the Works-in-Progress to grant the Red Sea Souk Awards. More than 700,000 USD were awarded to the projects selected in the Red Sea Souk Awards with funds provided by the Red Sea Fund as well as...
 

Cinewaves Films and Film Clinic Indie Distribution announce an artistic cooperation

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The film sector witnessed at the beginning of 2021 an artistic-commercial cooperation between two leading companies (Cinewaves Films) and (Film Clinic Indie Distribution), in pursuit of a wider spread of Arabic artwork in the Saudi market, the Middle East, and North Africa. A joint statement was issued by the distribution company (Cinewaves Films), represented by its chairman, Mr. Faisal Baltyour, And the production and distribution company (Film Clinic Indie Distribution), represented ...
 

Tribute talk with Egyptian icon Laila Eloui

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The Red Sea International Film Festival yesterday hosted a tribute talk with Egyptian icon Laila Eloui at VOX Cinemas Al Balad 1. The star of more than 70 movies including A Little Love Much Violence, and The Destiny ( AlMasser) by Youssef Chahine. Laila talked about her love of art and film that fuelled her career, and her strive to tell stories that concern the wider society in Egypt and the Arab world. Laila is renowned for being versatile in her roles and insightful portrayal of Arab women s...
 

RSIFF Saturday 11 December in focus

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TOMORROW, Saturday, 11 December, PRESS JUNKETS: Europa and Take Me To The Cinema Press Junkets: 11:00 - 13:00 - Al Rawasheen Press Centre Ghodwa and Broken Keys Press Junkets: 14:00 - 16:00 - Al Rawasheen Press Centre Champions, Route Ten and Rupture Press Junkets: 16:00 - 17:45 - Al Rawasheen Press Centre   TOMORROW’S IN CONVERSATION: In Conversation with Hind Sabri: 16:30 - VOX Cinemas Al Balad 1   INDUSTRY SESSIONS Red Sea Souk Award Cere...
 

Talent Days begins with a busy panel and keynotes schedule

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TALENT DAYS runs DECEMBER 12 — 13, 2021   Taking place on December 12-13, Talent Days is the opportunity to develop skills and insight to take projects to the next level, touching on everything from production to financing. Led by ind...
 

Red Sea: Immersive… Storytelling of the Future!

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In collaboration with Art Jameel, the Red Sea International Film Festival is excited to invite you to an experience that’s out of this world!   Red Sea: Immersive is an exciting programme of virtual reality experiences, running from 7 to 15 December. Hosted at Jeddah’s new creative complex, Hayy Jameel, Red Sea: Immersive features an array of award-winning international artists and directors, presenting 21 projects from 23 countries. The selection includes 13 of the most sig...
 

RSIFF in Full Swing a look back to the achievements

 
VIDEO: The Telfaz 11 Diner party during RSIFF   Telfaz 11 held a garden diner reception in a gallery in Jeddah, you can meet them at the Souk where they have a booth. Telfaz11 is a creative media production company with offices in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, specializing in locally-relevant entertainment content from the Middle East. Combining narratives drawn from local culture with elements of comedy and drama that resonate strongly with both regional and global aud...
 

RSIFF Friday 10 December in focus

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Fridays on our minds – and for most badge-holders, it’s a morning off! For those at the Souk, however, the day starts earlier. Everybody is back at full swing in the afternoon, with still more great films to see. Don’t worry: the shuttles are running all afternoon, between the venues in Al Balad and the Red Sea mall. There is also a shuttle from Al Balad to Hayy Jameel, where Red Sea Immersive will open and close later than on previous days.     Welcome to the So...
 

VIDEO: The Telfaz 11 Diner party during RSIFF

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  Telfaz 11 held a garden diner reception in a gallery in Jeddah, you can meet them at the Souk where they have a booth. Telfaz11 is a creative media production company with offices in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, specializing in locally-relevant entertainment content from the Middle East. Combining narratives drawn from local culture with elements of comedy and drama that resonate strongly with both regional and global audiences, Telfaz1...
 

VIDEO: Visit to Jeddah's old town, al balad

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A few shots from my daily visits to al balad! Al-Balad (Arabic: البلد‎) is the historical area of Jeddah, the second largest city of Saudi Arabia. Balad can literally be translated as "The Town." Balad is the historic center of the City of Jeddah. Al-Balad was founded in the 7th century and historically served as the centre of Jeddah.     ...
 

VIDEO: ATHR Gallery Red Sea Festival reception

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Guests of the festival were transported to the rooftop diner reception at ATHR Gallery. I have been treated with a quick visit to the installed works of art. ATHR Gallery is proud to present its 7th edition of YSA – “From the Form of Spirit to the Spirit of Form” Exhibition. In this year’s edition of YSA, we join the nationwide celebration of the significance of Arabic calligraphy, and for the first time, opened our call for submissions to the Arab ...
 

VIDEO: NEOM reception with a view during Red Sea Festival

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NEOM MEDIA HUB NEOM is the cornerstone of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 that plans for the future of the Kingdom. NEOM’s focus is to become the regional epicenter of media industries, offering an unparalleled environment for content creation and establishing itself amongst elite global media hubs. NEOM is creating a new center for the region’s media and creative industries. It will deliv...
 

VIDEO The Akshay Kumar Masterclass key moments

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Watch the channel and key videos excerpts (segments 1 to 20) from Akshay Kumar Masterclass at RSIFF HERE PORTRAYED WITH THE FESTIVAL DIRECTORS  ...
 

RSIFF Thursday 9 December in focus

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With the Red Sea International Film Festival well under way and the Red Sea Souk in full swing, we are expanding the number of cinemas showing films. From today, the Vox Cinemas at the Red Sea Mall will become part of the festival. That means loads more fabulous films. All day! To make it more manageable, there are shuttle services running between the venues in Al Balad and the Red Sea mall. There is also a shuttle from Al Balad to Hayy Jameel, where Red Sea Immersive is still bloinw minds. Your...
 

VIDEO: Giuseppe Tornatore, RSIFF President of the Jury Interviewed on the red carpet

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Giuseppe Tornatore (born 27 May 1956) is an Italian film director and screenwriter. He is considered one of the directors who brought critical acclaim back to Italian cinema.In a career spanning over 30 years he is best known for directing and writing drama films such as Everybody's Fine, The Legend of 1900, Malèna, Baarìa and The Best Offer. Probably his most noted film is Cinema Paradiso, for which Tornatore won the&nbs...
 

VIDEO: The Cyrano Premiere in London, simulteneous to it's RSIFF opening

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Moments from the Cyrano Red Carpet Premiere in London, simulteneous to RSIFF opening: the cast could not fly to Jeddah (COVID) and attend the festival but sent us this video.         ...
 

VIDEO Opening Ambiance Wyclef rocked the house (the park actually)

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The beautiful evening ended in high volume!. (we could hear the beat from the cinema ...) Held at nearby South Park Al Balad, with Wyclelf Jean, Haitian singer (former member of FUGEES) and Artbat  DJ duo from Kiev (Artur and Batish).   What a night!   ...
 

Indian actor Akshay Kumar in conversation at RSIFF

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AKSHAY KUMAR IN CONVERSATION AT THE RED SEA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) in partnership with VOX Cin Akshay Kumar. The in conversation emas, MBC GROUP and Saudia Airlines today welcomed actor, producer and stuntman Akshay Kumar. The in conversation was hosted by the Festival’s Director of International Programming Kaleem Aftab at the Festival in Jeddah’s UNESCO World Heritage Site old-town (Al Balad), nestled on the eastern shore of...
 

VIDEO: Jack Lang Interviewed at Red Sea International Film Festival

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Jack Lang is a former minister of culture in France, currently President of L' Institut du Monde Arabe since 2013   Born in 1939, Jack Lang graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies and has a PhD in Law. Professor of Public Law and Political Science, he was the Dean of Nancy’s Law Faculty and taught Public Law. In 1963, he created and became the Director of the International University Theatre Festival in Nancy before taking over as Director of the Chaill...
 

The Red Sea Souk launches today with 23 video pitches and a program celebrating Haifaa Al Mansour and women in film

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Today is the first day of the Red Sea Souk, with the Video Pitch of 23 projects as our opening event for registered Souk participants. It’s also another exciting day at the festival itself, with a special celebration of women in cinema including an “In conversation” meeting with Haifaa Al Mansour, whose film Wadjda was the first feature to be shot in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and went on win numerous international awards, including the BAFTA for the best film in a languag...
 

RSIFF Day 1

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Today’s Talks Akshay Kumar In Conversation 14.30 to 15.30 Vox Cinemas Al Balad 2   The hugely popular actor, film producer, martial artist and television personality – and the only Bollywood actor to make it on to the Forbes rich list – shares his inspiring story. He shared a few words on the red carpet earlier, on opening night.   Lumiere! 16.00 to 17.35 Vox Cinema Al Balad 1   Cannes Film Festival head Thierry Fremaux brings passion and...
 

Impressive opening of the Red Sea International Film Festival

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What a treat of an opening film celebrating the power of the words!. Cyrano, from director Joe Wright and starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. A very touching and smart adaptation of the classic play by Edmond Rostand, which has already inspired so many great talents, a few musicals and great films : Jean-Paul Rappeneau (starring a magnificent Depardieu), or Roxanne the 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Fred Schepisi and starring Stev...
 

Preview of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) launching this weekend

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Filmfestivals.com' Founder/Editor Bruno Chatelin will bring you a live coverage with online dailies from the inaugural Red Sea Festival in Jeddah - Saudi Arabia. The Red Sea Fest will open with Cyrano directed by Joe Wright and close with Bara El Manhag directed by Amr Salama Lineup includes 138 standout, original and compelling films from 67 countries alongside a wave of Saudi films from talent shaping the Kingdom’s filmmaking culture The Red Sea International Film F...
 

The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) will celebrate extraordinary women in film

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The Festival’s inaugural edition will celebrate the contribution of incredible women to film, through a selection of tributes, masterclasses and screenings   The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will have its inaugural edition from 6-15 December, is today announcing a number of celebrations in honour of the ground-breaking contribution of women to cinema, including tributes and masterclasses from some of the most inspiring female names in cinema. The Festiva...
 

The Red Sea Fund will support over 90 carefully selected projects from Saudi Arabia

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MORE THAN 90 PROJECTS FROM OVER 50 COUNTRIES WILL RECEIVE FUNDING THE RED SEA FUND WILL SUPPORT 26 SAUDI PROJECTS   The Red Sea Fund announced today its final selection of the much-anticipated projects that will receive the support of the Fund. The fund will support over 90 carefully selected projects from Saudi Arabia, the Arab World and Africa following over 650 submissions. Of these selected projects, grants will be given to 37 projects in development, 33 projects in production, an...
 

Kabir Khan’s’ 83 will close the inaugural Red Sea International Film Festival

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Deepika Padukone, and cricket legend Kapil Dev to join Director Kabir Khan on the Red Sea International Film Festival red carpet   The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), taking place 6-15 December, today announced that the upcoming star-studded Indian film, ‘83, will have its world premiere at the public closing of the Festival’s inaugural edition.   ‘83 tells the true story of the charismatic Kapil Dev, played by Ranveer Singh, who led the I...
 

Giuseppe Tornatore will preside over the Jury for the Festival’s inaugural Red Sea: Features Competition

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Academy Award-winning director and writer Giuseppe Tornatore will preside over the Jury for the Festival’s inaugural Red Sea: Features Competition   The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will have its inaugural edition from 6-15 December, today announced the jury selections for its Red Sea: Features and the Red Sea: Shorts Competitions.    Academy Award-winning Italian director and writer Giuseppe Tornatore will preside over the Festival&...
 

Red Sea: Immersive features a selection of the latest leading Virtual Reality (VR) storytelling and art projects

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Red Sea: Immersive features a selection of the latest leading Virtual Reality (VR) storytelling and art projects in and out of competition from award-winning international artists and directors, with the all-female competition jury lead by American avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson. Film Stills: Goliath, Reeducated, Kusunda Red Sea: Immersive, the exciting programming strand of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), today announced its 21-strong programme of virtual reali...
 

RedSeaIFF Announced International Spectacular Section

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The International Spectacular is a curated collection of some of the year’s most powerful stories from iconic, award-winning international filmmaking voices. All eight films in this section will be Arab premieres, showcasing the very best of international cinema to the Arab world. PHOTOS: Belfast, The Good Boss; You Resemble Me, The Lost Daughter The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) which will take place from 6-15 December, today announced the line-up...
 

Next Generation section line up at Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF)

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The Red Sea: Next Generation section will celebrate extraordinary films for younger audiences, amongst a wider program of activities and events for young people The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will have its inaugural edition from 6-15 December, is today announcing the five feature films and selection of shorts that will comprise the Red Sea: Next Generation section. Red Sea: Next Generation celebrates the most exciting releases for younger audiences, shining a s...
 

The Red Sea International Film Festival revealed it's full line up

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  Lineup includes 138 standout, original and compelling films from 67 countries alongside a wave of Saudi films from talent shaping the Kingdom’s filmmaking culture The First Edition will open with Cyrano directed by Joe Wright and close with Bara El Manhag directed by Amr Salama The Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF) in partnership with VOX Cinemas, MBC GROUP and Saudia Airlines  unveiled the programme for its first edition, which will run from 6-15 December i...
 

The Red Sea Fest will open with Cyrano directed by Joe Wright and close with Bara El Manhag directed by Amr Salama

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Lineup includes 138 standout, original and compelling films from 67 countries alongside a wave of Saudi films from talent shaping the Kingdom’s filmmaking culture The Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF) in partnership with VOX, the MBC GROUP and Saudia Airlines, today unveiled the programme for its first edition, which will run from 6-15 December in Jeddah’s UNESCO World Heritage Site old-town (Al Balad), nestled on the eastern shore of the Red Sea. The Festival will welcome...
 

16 films competing in the Red Sea Competition

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Soula  directorial debut feature film from Salah Issaad: world premiering at RSIFF    The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), today announced the 16-strong lineup of films competing in the Red Sea Competition, selected to celebrate the very best in filmmaking from both established and emerging filmmakers from across the world.  These outstanding films will compete for the Golden Yusr Award, as well as in individual directing, acting and writin...
 

18 short films of which 8 are directed by female filmmakers will screen in the Red Sea Festival’s inaugural Short Competition

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The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will have its inaugural edition from 6-15 December, is today announcing the 18 films of which 8 are directed by female filmmakers that will screen in the Red Sea: Short Competition. The Short Competition celebrates the best contemporary short filmmaking from Arab storytellers. The slate showcases the most diverse and innovative stories coming from the region, with the competition highlighting films from student directors, first-time f...
 

Red Sea International Film Festival announces New Saudi/New Cinema: Features

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The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) which will run 6-15 December, today announced the brand new and distinctive films from Saudi filmmaker’s films making up its New Saudi/New Cinema: Features slate.   The program will showcase the world premieres of the selected films from Saudi’s most exciting up-and-coming talent, looking at work from the young voices shaping the filmmaking culture of Saudi Arabia. The program is the latest selection of films t...
 

The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) announces the first slate of films in its ‘Arab Spectacular’ strand

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The first eight films announced make up the Festival’s ‘Arab Spectacular’ strand bringing compelling authentic stories from Iraq, Palestine, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco   The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) which is set to take place from 6-15 December today announced the first slate of films in its ‘Arab Spectacular’ strand. The line-up of films is part of over a 100 strong programme of the best Arab and international films w...
 

Eight masterpieces and classics selected in The Red Sea International Film Festival Treasures section

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The Treasures selection celebrates seminal and innovative classics from the Arab world and beyond, many of which will be seen for the first time in Saudi Arabia on the big screen Pierrot le Fou, the 1965 classic from French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF), which will host the first edition from 6-15 December, today announced the eight films making up its Treasures section which will be shown for the first time on the big screen. The Trea...
 

Red Sea International Film Festival announced the selected projects and films selected for the Red Sea Souk

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Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous by Wissam Charaf (France, Lebanon, Italy), Contra by Lotfy Nathan (Tunisia, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany), Abdelinho by Hicham Ayouch (Morocco, France) The Red Sea Souk, an initiative designed to discover and connect Arab and African filmmakers from the region, will host its first edition this December 8 – 11, 2021 as part of the Red Sea International Film Festival. It will comprise a Project Market, screenings of films in-pro...
 

First look at the inaugural RSIFF sections

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01. RED SEA: COMPETITION The competition focusses on original, daring fiction, documentary or animated productions by emerging and established voices, which fit the overarching theme of the festival. These outstanding features from around the world, compete for the Golden Yusr Award, as well as prizes for directing, screenwriting, acting and other categories. A jury of world-renowned filmmakers and film professionals will award cinematic work that p...
 

The Red Sea Film Festival Foundation has announced the $10 million Red Sea Fund

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The $10 million fund will support projects with directors from the Arab World and Africa, launching a new generation of filmmakers and supporting established auteurs as they bring their work from script to screen.   The fund will back more than 100 projects in its first year, creating a game-changing boost for filmmakers from Africa and the Arab world by supporting fiction, documentary and animation feature films, as well as episodic content. Additionally, Saudi nationals will be able t...
 

 

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