The British director will also take part in an "In Conversation" event during the festival's second edition.
British film director, producer, and screenwriter Guy Ritchie will receive an honorary award for his contribution to the film industry at the opening ceremony of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF).
The festival will run December 1-10 and present 131 feature films and shorts from 61 countries in 41 languages from established and emerging talent.
“British film director, producer, and screenwriter Guy Ritchie is considered one of the most successful directors working today,” festival organisers said. “A gifted storyteller, Ritchie has a unique signature style and is renowned for a body of work, including Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, RocknRolla, S
During the festival, Ritchie will take part in an ‘In Conversation’ event where festival goers will have the opportunity to hear him talk about his cinematic career and achievements.
In a statement, Mohammed Al Turki, CEO of RedSeaIFF, said: “Guy Ritchie, is a pioneering director and unique storyteller. Over the last 20 years, he has created a huge variety of unforgettable characters featuring original and intricate plots on the big screen. We are delighted to honour his extraordinary talents at the festival and look forward to welcoming him to Jeddah this December.”