In Saudi Arabia for the first time in 35 years, showed a film on the big screen
In Saudi Arabia for the first time in 35 years, showed a film on the big screen. Photo: screenshot
In the Kingdom began to issue licenses to movie theaters after years of prohibition.
In Saudi Arabia for the first time showed a film on the big screen after 35-year ban cinemas. This was reported by Newsweek magazine.
Noted that the temporary visitors of the cinema were able to watch American animated film in 2017 “Emoji movie”, and even buy popcorn.
Earlier, the authorities ordered the equipment of temporary seats for watching movies.
In the early 1980-ies in Saudi Arabia cinemas was banned under banned. The inhabitants of the country mostly went to watch a movie in neighboring Bahrain. Recently, the General Commission for audiovisual media to start issuing licenses to theaters, the first one will open in March 2018.
It is expected that by 2030, the Kingdom will operate more than 300 chain of cinemas. The films will undergo strict censorship, in order not to violate the moral values of the country.
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