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Saudi Arabia begins screening films after decades-long ban lifted

The first permanent theatres could open as early as March; films will be censored to maintain moral values

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SAUDI Arabia began screening feature-length animated children's films this weekend in a makeshift theatre, after a 35-year-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

The first permanent theatres could open as early as March, part of a liberalising

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