Saudi filmmaker Maan B. talks to DW's Brent Goff about the significance of the first cinema in the conservative kingdom in 35 years
The measure has been passed by the Cabinet and an advisory council, and will become law with a royal decree. The country is making some piecemeal reforms, including ending its notorious ban on women driving.
Hooligans and Iranian women heading to the stadium, Maradona and Pelé showcasing their skills: To get in the mood ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, here are 11 of our favorite soccer movies.
The ultraconservative kingdom is trying to expand entertainment opportunities for its young population. As many as 350 cinemas are planned by 2030.
Saudi poet Hissa Hilal created a whirlwind in 2010 with her poems criticizing religious fanaticism. The documentary The Poetess follows her life after the uproar, in a Saudi Arabia undergoing great change.
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