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Saudi director and producer Salem

Saudi Arabia's first cinema brand to host family film festival

JEDDAH, January 11, 2018

As cinemas prepare to make a comeback in Saudi Arabia, Cinema 70, the kingdom's first cinema brand, will be presenting a series of international family movies over the next six days of this month.

The family movie festival, supported by the kingdom's General Entertainment Authority, will run international family movies at the Jeddah Culture and Arts Society from 4 pm to 12 am, starting this Friday (January 12).

The series will begin with Captain Underpants, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and The Emoji Movie, produced by Sony Pictures Animation.

Organisers said the movies will be accompanied by various activities and events that will be the focus of attraction for the target audience.

Saudi director and producer Mamdouh Salem, who is also the CEO of Cinema 70, oversaw the organisation of the first Saudi film festival in 2006.

Cinema 70 is the first cinema brand in Saudi Arabia to specialise in the production of Saudi film content, and the distribution of international films in the kingdom.

Tickets to the family film festival are available at all Virgin branches and through the ticketing box offive online. - TradeArabia News Service

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