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The inaugural Red Sea International Film Festival that may happen from November 11 – 20, 2021.
The Red Sea International Film Festival brings one of the best in Arab and World Cinema to Jeddah Old Town. The Festival showcases thrilling new movies on the Saudi big-screen, alongside retrospective applications celebrating the masters of cinema, the most recent Saudi movies, and have and quick movie competitions. There are additionally business occasions and workshops nurturing the following era of expertise.
First take a look at the inaugural RSIFF sections
RED SEA: COMPETITION
The competitors focusses on unique, daring fiction, documentary or animated productions by rising and established voices, which match the overarching theme of the pageant. These excellent options from all over the world, compete for the Golden Yusr Award, in addition to prizes for guiding, screenwriting, appearing and different classes. A jury of world-renowned filmmakers and movie professionals will award cinematic work that pushes traditions, recognizing modern filmmaking and nice storytelling.
RED SEA: SHORT FILM COMPETITION
The pulse of Arab creativity introduced in a fastidiously curated choice of quick movies produced or directed by probably the most thrilling modern voices, all vying for a prize juried by their friends on this region-leading competitors. Open to scholar administrators, first-time filmmakers, and artists of any self-discipline from the Arab world, the works supply contemporary takes and new concepts that inform compelling numerous and modern tales within the quick movie kind. It's the place to find one thing new and to attach with next-generation creators.
RED SEA: INTERNATIONAL SPECTACULAR
This is the house for worldwide filmmaking icons and established voices making story-driven and entertaining movies with a concentrate on craft and sensation. The curated assortment of impartial and studio productions is filled with Middle East premieres and award-winning movies. Audiences will encounter trailblazers, adventurers, heroines – the characters who've lived a life much less atypical, inspiring us to do the identical.
RED SEA: ARAB SPECTACULAR
This is the house for Arab filmmaking icons and established voices making story-driven and entertaining movies with a concentrate on characters, craft that give focus to the Arab expertise. The curated assortment of studio and impartial productions is a showcase of Middle East premieres and award-winners. This is a celebration of the movies and personalities on the coronary heart of Arab cinema. Audiences will encounter trailblazers, adventurers, heroines – the characters who've lived a life much less atypical, inspiring us to do the identical.
RED SEA: FESTIVAL FAVOURITES
An expansive roundup of the 12 months’s worldwide pageant hits – viewers winners and critics' favorites, screening alongside a choice of experiential and escapist cinema chosen by the Red Sea International Film Festival staff. Explore this panorama of movies, contemporary from the worldwide circuit and racing for awards. Discover and discover your subsequent favourite – earlier than they hit the cinemas.
NEW SAUDI/NEW CINEMA
Introducing world premieres of Saudi Feature and Documentary filmmakers and artists on the apex of an brisk new wave of cinema. The showcase envisions a strong future for the nationwide movie business. Diverse and dynamic, participating viewers and filmmakers, this system is an thrilling take a look at the voices shaping the native scene.
A punk program celebrating dynamic, extroverted, and impressionistic works that seize the zeitgeist and instigate change – these movies showcase the dynamism, creativity and originality of rising Saudi filmmakers. Tajreeb is the hot-line to thrilling audio-visual creators with creativeness. It doesn’t matter the place the work has screened, the place it lived earlier than or the way it got here to seek out us – what issues is that uncommon inimitable vibe.
RED SEA: TREASURES
Framing the artwork of cinema in an thrilling new context that may improve data, this proud, spirited concentrate on film classics, seminal classics and retrospectives on iconic personalities consists of acclaimed titles from the Arab canon and unmissable world gems. See the masterpieces which have impressed generations of administrators – many screened on the big-screen for the primary time in Saudi Arabia.
RED SEA: NEXT GENERATION
Enchanting tales for youthful audiences with a giant urge for food for movie with a choice of movies that may delight our future era of filmmakers. Next Generation additionally encompasses a program of actions and occasions taking the enjoyable past the cinema to interact younger audiences within the great world of cinema.
RED SEA: IMMERSIVE FUTURE
Digital experiments will rework the city surroundings and transport audiences like by no means earlier than. Encounter site-specific installations on the vanguard of cinematic innovation, current someplace between movie and modern artwork. Commissions by dynamic digital artists will embrace Jeddah Old Town in an entirely distinctive program formed by new takes on narrative kind and expertise.
RED SEA: EPISODIC
Saudi Arabian premiers of one of the best new episodic choices, made for broadcast on tv, streaming or internet platforms. These can be exhibits pushing the boundaries of narrative, with nice storylines, characters and technical innovation Episodic brings collectively and showcases the highest abilities working within the Golden Age of the sequence business.