Protests as Saudi film is shown in Riyadh

posted by Michael Zoldessy on June 11, 2009 at 9:43 am

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — After 30 years, people in Saudi Arabia have a chance to go to see a movie.

A few religious hardliners have tried to turn movie-goers away, or to disrupt the performances.

No women were allowed into the performance, which followed similar initiatives in other Saudi cities with more liberal Islamic traditions.

Read more in the BBC News.

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