The 12-screen VOX cinema is now open
31 January 2019| Last updated on 31 January 2019
This week saw the first cinema to open in Jeddah...
It's been over 35 years since the Kingdom saw a ban on cinemas, and just one year since they finally returned to the country. Now, Jeddah has its own cinema addition that opened this week.
Located at the Red Sea Mall, the first cinema in the Saudia Arabian city is a VOX Cinemas multiplex - and its comes complete with a capacity to seat over 1,400 movie fans and features 12 screens in total... Including Saudi's largest IMAX viewing experience.
According to The National, the cinema plans to bring six new movies each week to the 12-screen venue. This week will see Glass, Mary Poppins Returns, How to Train Your Dragon, Aquaman and On The Basis of Sex to name a few.
The cinema will also offer separate screenings for families and men-only.
Reopening cinemas in Saudi is part of Vision 2030
This project is part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, allowing the country to diversify its sources of income, boost the economy and create more jobs.