Red Sea Film Festival to Showcase Eleven AFAC-supported Films
24 Nov 2021

The Red Sea Film Festival 2021, running from December 6 to 15 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will feature eleven AFAC-supported films. This will be a premiere for Tunisian director Nejib Belkadhi’s “Communion”, Lebanese director Michel Kammoun’s “Beirut Hold’em”, and Iraqi director Al Baqer Jaafar’s “Take Me to the Cinema”.

Another Iraqi film, “Europa” by Haider Rashid, will compete in the Red Sea: Competition section, while Lebanese film “Memory Box” by directors Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige will screen in the Arab spectacular section.

In the Festival Favorites section, feature the films “The Gravedigger’s Wife” by Khadar Ahmed (Somalia), “The Sea Ahead” by Ely Dagher (Lebanon), and “The Stranger” by Ameer Fakhr Eldin (Syria).

Red Sea Souk, the Festival’s industry section, will see the participation of three films: in Films in Progress, “Fragments from Heaven” by Adnane Baraka (Morocco), and in Red Sea Lodge, “Seeking Haven For Mr. Rambo” by Khaled Mansour (Egypt) as well as “ The Day of Wrath: Tales From Tripoli” by Rania Rafei (Lebanon).

For more details and the full program, check out the Festival’s website.