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Saudi students from Effat University are seen at a booth promoting their Visual and Digital Production programme on March 25, 2016 at the Saudi Film Festival the Gulf coast city of Dammam. Officially it's not called "filmmaking" because public cinemas are banned in Saudi Arabia. But making movies is exactly what about 150 students -- all of them women -- are doing at the kingdom's all-female Effat University in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. / AFP / Akeel Hussein al-Ali (Photo credit should read AKEEL HUSSEIN AL-ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi students from Effat University are seen at a booth promoting their Visual and Digital Production programme on March 25, 2016 at the Saudi Film Festival the Gulf coast city of Dammam.

Officially it's not called "filmmaking" because public cinemas are banned in Saudi Arabia. But making movies is exactly what about 150 students -- all of them women -- are doing at the kingdom's all-female Effat University in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

 / AFP / Akeel Hussein al-Ali        (Photo credit should read AKEEL HUSSEIN AL-ALI/AFP/Getty Images)