Saudi Arabia Opens First Cinema After 35-Year Ban

Saudi Arabia opened its first cinema to the public in the capital of Riyadh on April 18 after a 35-year ban, according to local reports.

Black Panther was the first film to be shown, according to the country’s General Commission of Audiovisual Media. North American production company AMC Theatres received the first license to show movies in Saudi Arabia. Credit: via Storyful