U.S. Approval Eroding in MENA Before Film Controversy
9. 24. 2012
Approval of U.S. leadership in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region was already slipping before the recent wave of anti-U.S. protests across the region.
The Island of the Arabs
8. 29. 2012
So in 1954 when Aramco’s New York office decided to produce a feature film about Saudi Arabia and the company’s role in the kingdom, they chose Dick Lyford to direct it.
Saudi Arabia breaks onto contemporary art scene
A new contemporary art gallery called Alaan Artspace, which opens next month in Riyadh, also hopes to succeed in the field.
What Islamic Advertising in Saudi Arabia Looks Like
This image of McDonald’s famous Golden Arches — the ne plus ultra of a Western brand — looks jarring in Arabic script.
Saudi Satire Ignites YouTube’s Massive Growth in Middle East
Fahad Albutairi never expected a career in broadcast or comedy, and he certainly didn’t expect to emerge as a YouTube star known to millions.
IMAX ARABIA 3D Now Available for Mass Consumption on Netflix Streaming
IMAX ARABIA 3D, the film directed by Hamzah Jamjoom, is now available to watch at any time on Netflix’s instant streaming option for the first time.
Saudi Arabia’s First Female Director Brings ‘Wadjda’ to Cannes
Wadjda, the first-ever film shot in Saudi Arabia, hits the Cannes market as The Match Factory begins pre-sales at Cannes’ Marche du Film on the coming-of-age drama from Haiffa al Mansour, the first female Saudi filmmaker.
Island in the Gulf – A Film of Juraid Island
One of the great joys of living in Saudi Arabia has always been the natural environment itself – the dunes, the jebals and especially the Gulf with its beaches, reefs and islands.
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