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Vox Cinemas Sponsors Red Sea International Film Festival For The Third Consecutive Year

November 28, 2023

The strategic partnership reiterates VOX Cinemas’ commitment to contribute to the prosperous future of the Kingdom by developing a sustainable film industry

The Red Sea Film Foundation is proud to announce VOX Cinemas as the Festival Partner of the Red Sea International Film Festival for the third consecutive year. VOX Cinemas’ continued support of the festival is aligned with its commitment to contribute to the growth of the film industry, which plays a pivotal role in the realization of Vision 2030 and enriching the Kingdom’s cultural landscape.

VOX Cinemas will operate seven film theatres at Red Sea Mall in Jeddah during the International Film Festival. Their cinema screens boast cutting-edge audio-visual technology, giving festivalgoers a truly immersive experience.

With over 655 screens in 55 locations across the Middle East and North Africa, and 164 in 16 locations across six cities in Saudi Arabia alone, VOX Cinemas is the largest exhibitor in the region and is dedicated to supporting the regional cinema industry. VOX Cinemas shares the Red Sea International Film Festival’s vision to expand the reach of Arabic culture and heritage to regional and global audiences through the language of film, amplifying original Arab voices and promoting home-grown talent on the big screen.

Mohammad Al Turki, CEO of the Red Sea Film Foundation, said: “We are delighted to have VOX Cinemas as a partner for the third edition of RSIFF. Their continued support allows us to celebrate the power of Arab cinema and regional filmmakers, while also inspiring progress through the transformative art of storytelling.”

Ignace Lahoud, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment added: “As a long-standing pillar of the cinema industry in the region, VOX Cinemas is proud to continue collaborating with the Red Sea International Film Festival to showcase our cultural landscape on a global stage and highlight the pivotal role that film plays in our society and economy. The Festival provides an important platform for a spectrum of industry stakeholders to come together, exchange ideas and create synergies, which is essential for the longevity of the cinema sector.”

The strategic partnership between VOX Cinemas and the Red Sea International Film Festival will help the festival continue to grow and achieve its mission to showcase the best of Saudi, Arab, African, and international cinema, contributing to a robust arts and cultural scene in the Kingdom and beyond.