MENA Canada Filmmaking Grant

That's a wrap on our 2022 submissions 🎬 Thank you to all the amazing applications and congratulations to our Winner:

"My Father's Name" by Farhiya Ahmed

As a Somali-Canadian filmmaker, Ahmed's interest in storytelling came from exploring complex narratives, social issues and lived experiences of first and second-generation immigrants.

"My father's name" will to tell the story of a young man struggles to navigate the troubled relationship with his estranged father and his father's other family.

Meet the jury

2021 MENA Film Festival

Looking back on #MENA2021 💃🏽

We're super excited for some changes coming to MENA for 2022 and we ask that you patient with us during these updates.

In the meatime, we invite you to look back at a transformative year that saw us meet audiences and artists face-to-face for the first time in two years!

Watch below

Donate to MENA