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News Saudi Arabia » Places: Saudi Arabia ends its movie theater ban but it's still a tough place to be a filmmaker

News channel or source: https://www.scpr.org/news/2018/04/21/82451/filmmakers-eye-new-opportunities-in-saudi-arabia/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

An elite group of movie lovers in the Saudi capital Riyadh got a special treat on Wednesday — a screening of the Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther. The invitation-only event marked the lifting of a ban on cinemas that's lasted more than three decades.

News Saudi Arabia » Places: Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its history

News channel or source: http://www.tbo.com/ap/business/saudi-arabia-uses-ancient-tourist-site-to-alter-its-history-ap_business22354d71082b45c0a96d83e98716fab1
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh ... he decided to visit Diriyah and take some photos to share with his family back in the U.K. Still, it's not a place he'd encourage his family to visit just yet.

News Saudi Arabia » Places: First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and ‘Black Panther’

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/first-saudi-cinema-opens-with-popcorn-and-black-panther/2018/04/18/735dca0e-4365-11e8-b2dc-b0a403e4720a_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Saudi Arabia had already started gradually loosening restrictions ... By the 1980s, movie screenings were largely banned unless they took place in private residential compounds for foreigners or at cultural centers run by foreign embassies.

News Saudi Arabia » Places: First public film screening takes place in Saudi Arabia as Kingdom aims to modernise

News channel or source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/230821/first-public-film-screening-takes-place-in-saudi-arabia-as-kingdom-aims-to-modernise/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Saudi Arabia hosted its first public film screening in over 35 years on Friday, two days after US movie giant AMC unveiled the kingdom’s debut theatre in Riyadh. Clutching prized tickets for what AMC said was a sold-out showing of Hollywood blockbuster ...

News Saudi Arabia » Places: Saudi Arabia launches first new cinema, public showings start Friday

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-cinema/saudi-arabia-launches-first-new-cinema-public-showings-start-friday-idUSKBN1HP235?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Saudi Arabia is the world’s top oil exporter ... with the matter said last month theaters would not be segregated by gender like most other public places. Information Minister Awwad al-Awwad told Reuters on Wednesday that they would be similar to ...

News Saudi Arabia » Places: Chris Jericho talks WWE future, Saudi Arabian culture entering Greatest Royal Rumble

News channel or source: https://www.cbssports.com/wwe/news/chris-jericho-talks-wwe-future-saudi-arabian-culture-entering-greatest-royal-rumble/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

"It's one of those places where you go to Jeddah ... it was much more of kind of a United States holiday area. But when you go to Saudi Arabia, it is Saudi Arabia. You are in the desert and you are living by their rules and their culture. "

News Saudi Arabia » Places: Saudi Arabia screens 'Black Panther' to mark first cinema opening

News channel or source: http://www.savannahnow.com/news/20180419/saudi-arabia-screens-black-panther-to-mark-first-cinema-opening
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia held a private screening on Wednesday ... By the 1980s, movie screenings were largely banned unless they took place in private residential compounds for foreigners or at cultural centers run by foreign embassies.

News Saudi Arabia » Places: 'Black Panther' to Mark Opening of Saudi Cinemas

News channel or source: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/saudi-arabia-to-show-black-panther-to-mark-cinema-opening/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia is to hold a private screening on ... By the 1980s, movie screenings were largely banned unless they took place in private residential compounds for foreigners or at cultural centers run by foreign embassies.

News Saudi Arabia » Places: Saudi Arabia wins seat at UN commission on women

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1286771/saudi-arabia
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has been granted a place on the Executive Council of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The Kingdom was one of 12 new countries elected on Tuesday in a secret ballot during a meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council in New ...

News Saudi Arabia » Places: 'Black Panther' comes to Saudi Arabia as movie theater ban ends

News channel or source: http://www.localnews8.com/entertainment/black-panther-comes-to-saudi-arabia-as-movie-theater-ban-ends/731618126
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

"Younger people and older people will be flooding to the place to see the show," he added. Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture forecasts that the country of 32 million people will have 350 cinemas by 2030. AMC, which is owned by Chinese property and ...