Analysis Lights, Camera, Modest Action: Saudi Arabia Lets People See Movies Again

For the first time since 1980, Saudis will be allowed to watch films; censored, of course. But it’s not clear if women will be permitted to sit next to their husbands

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Anybody may open a cinema anywhere in Saudi Arabia, says the announcement by the House of Saud, as long as they adhere to the kingdom’s rules on the media and morals. The exact restrictions are anybody’s...