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The best cinema in Singapore for Indie & Foreign films.


Film selected from over 30+ films submitted

Cluster 1


Road to Fulfillment

United Arab Emirates

Director: Nayla AlKhaja

A short documentary exploring mother earth. Highlighting the importance of preserving nature through expert testimonials who are speaking about the impacts of agriculture, marine life, and bees. A promotional video for Dubai Expo 2020.

Gub Gub


Director: Nouf Al Sulaiti

A short drama A young girl hunts for approval and catches something much bigger. set in the tranquil mangroves in Qatar.


United Arab Emirates

Director: Mansour Al Dhaheri

A documentary that shines a spotlight on the urgent global issue of climate change and the need for environmental awareness. At the heart of this mission is Mansour Al Dhaheri. His journey begins when he sets out to conquer his own fear of swimming.

Cluster 2




Director: Hassan Al-Jahni

A young girl attempts to prevent the death of her beloved grandmother by harnessing the magical powers of a local Ramadan drummer.


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Director: Afnan Bawyan

A lonely grandmother living in a neighborhood full of strangers, must confront her stubbornly independent nature, when she accidentally causes a pot of boiling rice to overflow, and turning into a flood threatening her house and neighborhood.

The Journey

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Manga Productions

A tale of historical fantasy from the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. The hero, “Aws”, has a mysterious past. Together with his peers, face an epic battle to defend their city and their families against a ruthless army general!


United Arab Emirates

Barajoun Entertainment

Narrowly escaping the destruction of her home world, 19 year old Ajwan embarks on inter-planetary journey to find her lost son, while uncovering a nefarious organization hell bent on ruling the galaxy.

Cluster 3


Nasser & the Ticket


Director: Tony El Ghazal

Whilst stuck in an Arabic class, Nasser, a Brazil football fan, does all he can to get a ticket to Pelé’s first-ever match in Qatar.

The Invisible Ball


Director: Waad Abdelsalam

After a crushing defeat on the pitch, a frustrated football coach devises an ingenious new training technique to inspire his team. Based on a true story from Qatar’s football history.


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Director: Badr AlHomoud

A behind-the-scenes look into KSA’s international marathon runner.

To Connect


Director: Amal Al-Muftah

A behind-the-scenes look into the opening ceremony of the FIFA 2022 World Cup.

Cluster 4A


…And I Was Left Behind


Director: Maysaa Al-Mumin

We are separated by COVID-19 travel restrictions, a memory of my grandmother’s words becomes redefined. She spoke of travel as loss and longing for loved ones, and now I am far away from family and unable to travel to see them,



Director: Rawda Al-Thani

This film is about Bouthayna Al-Muftah, a Qatari artist who also designed the official 2022 FIFA World Cup poster.


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Director: Reema AlMajed

After years of suppressing her dream, a passionate screenwriter finds herself facing her fears that she embodied as a reality in front of her.



Director: Muzna Al-Musafer

In 1978, in the south of Oman, Dablan, a widower lives with his children Salma and Amr in a traditional rural village. In a region where leopards are seen as the ultimate test of a hunter’s mettle.


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates

Director: Shahad Ameen

Set in a dystopian landscape, SCALES is the story of a young strong-willed girl, Hayat, who lives in a poor fishing village governed by a dark tradition in which every family must give one daughter to the sea creatures who inhabit the waters nearby.

Cluster 4B


How I Got There


Director: Dr. Zeyad Alhusaini

A dramatic thriller centered around two young Kuwaitis navigating the murky world of gun runners, terrorists, mercenaries and local gangsters. The film shows a vibrant, high-energy version of Kuwait, a melting pot of cultures and people.