Screening of 300 KM at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture - KACWC (ITHRA)
Saudi short film 300 KM by director Mohammed Alholayyil will screen at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture - KACWC (ITHRA). The film had its world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival 2016, where it was awarded the Special Jury Prize in the festival's Muhr Gulf Short competition.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture - KACWC (ITHRA) is one of the biggest initiatives by the
Saudi Aramco Oil Company to promote cultural development in the kingdom.
300 KM stars Khaled Alsaqr, Zara Albalushi and Ibrahim Alhajjaj. The film is written, directed and produced by Mohammed Alholayyil and distributed by MAD Solutions in the Arab world.
Hailing from a conservative community, a man, woman and child are forced to travel together in a small car to undertake the journey over a 300-km long stretch of road.
Most recently, the film took part in the Tangier International Film Festival, Sudan Independent Film Festival (SIFF) and the Muscat International Film Festival, held in the Sultanate of Oman.
Mohammed Alholayyil is a prominent Saudi filmmaker. His films were selected in many international film festivals and won several awards such as the Golden Palm Award at the Saudi Film Festival, Best Short Film at the Beirut International Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize at the Dubai International Film Festival.