The Saudi Film Festival 2020 or Red Sea Film Festival is going to start from March 12 – 21, 2020. This will be the first edition of the festival that will be held in the old town of Jeddah. The festival will mainly focus on new storytelling trends, as well as emerging talents from Saudi Arabia, the Arab world and the rest of the Global South.
Red Sea Film Festival 2020
The Red Sea Film Festival will be organized and operated by the Red Sea Film Foundation, a non-profit cultural organization registered in Saudi Arabia.
Director Oliver Stone to Head Jury of Inaugural Red Sea Film Festival in Saudi Arabia. The jury will hand out a number of Yusr Awards — named after the black coral formations found in the Red Sea — and topped by the Golden Yusr for best feature film, which comes with a $100,000 prize.