Cinema Akil's programming for 2018 and 2019 includes releases of Palme d’Or winner "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Kore-Eda and "Cold War" by Academy Award winning director Pawel Pawlikowski.
With the rising demand for more immersive experiences, Novo is offering its customers the MX4D Motion EFX Theatre – the latest evolution in 4D cinema.
As per media reports, the National Cinema Center, headed by the advisor to the Minister of Culture for Cinema Affairs Khaled Abdel Gelil inaugurated the cinema club at the Talaat Harb Cultural Center.
The Gulf region will see the development of more than 1,000 new cinema screens in the next three to five years, as developers and cinema operators have announced massive investment plans at the MENA Cinema Forum.
The two-day conference that closes on 29 October plays host to more than 45 speakers who will discuss cinema-related issues in front of an audience of 500 delegates from 45 countries.
Emirati artist and photographer Ammar Al Attar explores the past cultural practices around film and cinema-going in the UAE. The exhibition is open till November 5, 2018 at The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery.
The two-day MENA Cinema Forum to be held at the Grand Hyatt from October 28-29, is the first-ever B2B forum for the industry in the region, as per organiser Leila Masinaei, MD of GM Events.
As per the deal, VOX Cinemas will operate the new 15-screen multiplex at Dar Al Arkan's Al Qasr Mall in Riyadh. The multiplex is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2019.
In Saudi Arabia, Cinépolis and Al Tayer Group have partnered with Al Hokair Group, a hospitality and entertainment operator in the MENA region to develop movie theatres in 15 major cities across Saudi Arabia.
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Emaar Entertainment, which manages Reel Cinemas in the UAE, have announced the opening of their new Dolby Cinema at the Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall.
South Korea's CJ 4DPlex has partnered with Dubai's Reel Cinemas, to bring the first ScreenX to the UAE.
Located in the new extension of the mall, the new VOX Cinemas multiplex has 12 screens reportedly making it the largest cinema in the Emirate.
South Korea-based CJ 4DPLEX has partnered with Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) to bring ScreenX – the world's first multi-projection system - to Kuwait.