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Souk schedule

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The Promise of Saudi Market

The Red Sea Souk is the film market running alongside the public Festival.


It offers comprehensive industry programs and brings the opportunity to connect with the Arab film scene. Taking place December 3-6, 2022, as part of the Kingdom’s first-ever international film festival, the Souk provides unbeatable access to the vibrant new Saudi scene, as well as the best of the Arab market.

Extraordinary Market

Discover the people, projects, and ideas defining the Saudi and Arab markets. Make connections across the world. Running annually alongside the Festival, the Red Sea Souk is for distributors, sales agents, and producers developing networks across the region. See the next blockbuster projects and films-in-progress. Enjoy pitching sessions, one-on-one meetings, screenings, industry talks, and networking events.

International Tastes

The world-class Exhibitor Area is the place to promote films, host meetings, and encounter new collaborators for film-related projects.


Get the low-down on the Saudi and Arab markets with Industry Talks where thought-leaders provide insights on global trends via panels and workshops.


Scope the next blockbuster at the Project Market – 20 forthcoming titles from the Arab region’s most exciting filmmakers.