Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film Festival, as it kicks off its second edition on December 1, continues to add notable talent to its lineup, including two Oscar winners.
Spike Lee, Jackie Chan and Andrew Dominik are joining a growing collection of big-name directors flying to the coastal city of Jeddah to take part in a series of conversations in Jeddah over the next 10 days.
The trio includes Andy Garcia, Akshay Kumar, Nadine Labaki, Guy Ritchie, Luca Guadagnino, Fatih Akin, Adil El Arbi and Bilal Fallah, Kouthar Ben Hania, Michel Ocelot, Gaspar Noé, Nelly Karim, Ranbir Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan. , more are set to be confirmed.
“Our schedule of in-conversations at this year’s festival will bring together some of the leading voices in international, Bollywood and Arab cinema, sharing their journey to the big screen and the wisdom they’ve learned along the way,” said the festival’s CEO. Mohammed Al Turki. “We are thrilled to be able to further share their voices with Saudi audiences and honor this truly eclectic group with our powerful intimate, in-depth conversations.”
The Red Sea Film Festival, which runs from December 1-10, opens with Kumar What does this have to do with love?and concludes with the world premiere of the Saudi feature Valley Road.