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RSIFF Day 2 Highlights: A Celebration of Cinematic Talent

December 1, 2023

The Red Sea International Film Festival continued its celebration on its second day, marked by engaging ‘In-Conversations’, a variety of film screenings, and a special focus on women in cinema.

Red Carpet Highlights and In-Conversations

Marking a highlight of the day, international star Johnny Depp made a notable appearance at the gala screening of “Jeanne Du Barry” at Vox Cinemas, received by Mohammed Al Turki, CEO of the RSIFF. Subsequently, the festival featured a series of enlightening ‘In-Conversations’ sessions, adding depth to the festival’s cinematic discourse. Renowned Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabri shared insights into her illustrious career and upcoming projects, while Bollywood icon Katrina Kaif delved into her experiences in the industry. The Godus Bros also provided their unique insights, reflecting on their journey from digital content creation to cinema, and discussing the future of Saudi filmmaking.

Women in Cinema

In celebration of female voices in film, the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) and Vanity Fair Europe hosted the 5th Women In Cinema Dinner event this evening, shining a light on the achievements of women both on and behind the camera who are helping shape the film industry and inspire a new generation of talent in Saudi Arabia, Africa, and India. This year, Red Sea IFF and Vanity Fair Europe honoured Nabila Ebeid.

Premier Screenings The RSIFF Gala Theatre proudly opened its doors for the premiere of “Shamareekh”, introduced by Director Amr Salama and starring Asser Yassin, Amina Khalil, and Adam Elsharkawy. The day concluded with the screening of Joel Kinnaman’s “SILENT NIGHT”, completing another day of distinguished and engaging cinematic showcases.