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Fruit of the Untouched Palm

Fall Grants 2022 - Production Stage

Nadia Al-Khater / Short Narrative / Qatar / 8 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama


With the garden deteriorating in her father’s absence, Noor, a young Qatari woman, realizes that the date palms will go barren without pollination. Taking matters into her own hands, she seeks out a way to pollinate the palms at home and ensure a date harvest come summer.


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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    Nadia Al-Khater

    Independent Filmmaker

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