The International Red Sea Film Festival revealed the names and details of the long film that brings together 5 Saudi female directors, and will be shown for the first time next March, within a program rich in Saudi creations.
He explained that the film consists of 5 short films filmed inside the Kingdom by a team consisting mostly of women, whether in front of the camera or behind it, with funding and production from the Red Sea Festival.
The films covered women’s stories that reflect a true image of women in their society, diversified in style and content to reflect the true diversity in the contemporary Saudi cinematic scene, and the outputs represent all regions of the Kingdom, including Makkah, Al-Ahsa, Madinah, Jeddah, Riyadh.
The festival added that the Saudi female directors are: Hind Al-Fahhad, Jawaher Al-Amiri, Noor Al-Amir, Sarah Mesfer, Fatima Al-Banawi, while Palestinian award-winning Palestinian cinematographer Soha Arraf oversaw the development of scenarios.
He pointed out that the project is an important platform for the new generation of national talent, and confirms the festival’s commitment to support promising Saudi voices, in addition to its support for Arab talents through several initiatives, such as the Foundation Fund and the Red Sea Film Factory.