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Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage
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Nadia Alkhater / Short Narrative / Qatar / 9 min / Original Language: Arabic, English / Interests: Comedy, Drama


Nasser, a young Qatari man, dreams of marrying his American fiancé. He finds himself at the Ministry of Interior, at the department dedicated solely to the review of marriages between Qataris and non-Qataris. There, he must face a panel who decides whether or not he can marry her. The panel digs into his personal life as he continually attempts to defend and justify his hope to marry for love.


Nadia Al-Khater
Nadia Al-Khater
Justin Kramer

About the Director

Nadia Al-Khater is part of a new wave of Qatari filmmakers drawn to provocative, confrontational storytelling. Her early passion for filmmaking inspired her to become extensively involved with Doha Film Institute since 2013. After graduating from Georgetown University, she wrote and directed the short film ‘This Is Not a Drill’ (2019) with The Film House.

Production Company Profile

The Film House is a Doha-based film, video, photography and multimedia production company. Its talented team of experienced and creative storytellers, documentarians, animators, photographers, and film directors cover all aspects of projects, from idea generation through post-production. Not a traditional production company, The Film House offers flexible production to facilitate a range of requirements. With a wealth of local knowledge and Qatar’s community in mind, the company is primed to foster local talent and to redefine visual storytelling in the region. The Film House is a home for high-calibre international productions that want to come to town and place Qatar in the spotlight.


  • Main Contact

    Nadia Alkhater


  • Production Company

    The Film House

    The Film House
    +974 55545165

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