2022 Iran protests

We have endeavoured to provide a list of outlets, social-media accounts and background resources in support of the ongoing calls for Women's rights and social and political freedoms in Iran.

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2022 MENA Film Festival Pass Presale

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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.

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