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Saudi entries bag four awards at Gulf Film Festival

Out of five movies nominated by the Committee of Saudi Film Festival, four won

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Out of five movies, Saudi Arabia bagged four awards at the Gulf Film Festival 2016 held at Abu Dhabi in different categories including short films, short and long documentaries, and animation movies, the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat reported.

The five movies were nominated by the Committee of Saudi Film Festival to partake in the event.

'Basta' (Street Stall), a short feature film by Hind Al-Fahied, won the third place; 'Yellow,' a short documentary by Mohammed Salman took the second place in the short documentary category; 'Maze,' a long feature documentary by Faisal Al-Otaibi, third place; and 'Youth popcorn,' and an animation by Raaid Al-Sheikh won second place.

Saudi film makers are also participating in Mauritania’s Nouakchott Short Film Festival being held from October 23 till 27.