Fare Cinema has joined the inaugural European Film Festival in Saudi Arabia with a series of special events, which will be held from 15 to 22 June.
The festival will host a performance and two dedicated panel discussions with Italian guests in attendance.
The Italian Embassy in Saudi Arabia is proud of its participation as a partner in the first edition of the European Film Festival, which is being held in Riyadh
The festival is considered close cooperation between the European Union delegation and the Arabia picture Group, as it happens in conjunction with the Fare Cinema International Festival.
The Italian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia stated: “We are very happy to witness this boom in the film industry in Saudi Arabia, which opens new horizons for Italian cinema, for the enjoyment of the growing Saudi audience and a lover of films”.
“We strongly believe that culture can connect nations and peoples, through Fare Cinema, which is part of the European Film Festival in Riyadh, we hope to exhibit the various features and ways that characterize Italian cinema,” he said
Roaa Al-Madani, CEO of Arabia Pictures Group, added: “We are very honored to participate in the celebration of Italian cinema here in Riyadh and to create a cultural exchange between countries”.
“We are also very pleased to continue working closely with Green Film and the Trentino Film Commission to pave the way for an environmentally friendly industry, and in the future, we will be running exhibitions and events for distinguished Italian filmmakers shortly”, she continued.
The European Film Festival will feature My Brother Chases Dinosaurs by Italian director Stefano Cipani.
Riyadh welcomes the Italian screenwriter and talented young artist Giacomo Mazziriol, who will hold a workshop with young Saudi talents
A special panel discussion will also be held for the Green Film Initiative, with the participation of Alberto Pattucci and the Trentino Film Commission.
About the European Union:
The EU delegation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Kingdom of Bahrain was inaugurated in Riyadh in 2004.
The EU delegation also represents the European Union facing the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).
The EU delegation works in many areas of cooperation between the EU, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, including political dialogue, economic issues, and other areas.
- About the Arabic Pictures Collection:
Arabia Pictures Group is a multi-faceted media and entertainment company based in Saudi Arabia, with a young team of creatives.
Arabia Pictures specializes in film production and distribution, training, event management, and advertising.
Arabia picture aims to sustain talent nurturing, support film appreciation, build a vibrant film industry, and create original and great cross-platform content.
Arabia Pictuer seeks international partnerships and aims to be a global player to continue to push creators forward together.