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Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

Nadia Al-Khater / Short Narrative / Qatar / 9 min / Original Language: Arabic, English / Interests: Comedy


Nasser, a young Qatari man, dreams of marrying his American fiancé. However, marriages between Qataris and non-Qataris must first be reviewed by a special department before receiving approval. There, he faces a panel who hold his fate in their hands.


Nadia Al-Khater
Nadia Al-Khater
Justin Kramer
Production Company
The Film House

About the Director

Nadia Al-Khater is a Qatari filmmaker drawn to innovative storytelling. Her early passion for filmmaking inspired her to direct after graduating from Georgetown University. She wrote and directed the short drama-thriller ‘This Is Not a Drill’ (2019) with The Film House. Her successful collaboration with The Film House continued with her second short film, the satire ‘A Proposal’ (2023). Her photograph “Djurgarden 10” has been highlighted by AccidentallyWesAnderson and was selected to exhibit in South Korea in Spring 2022. She has most recently directed the 2022 brand video for the National Museum of Qatar.


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