Deadline: February 5, 2016

Submissions are now open for entries in the following two categories:
– MENA Shorts
– International feature length documentaries

Films should tackle issues relating to:
1. Environment, ecology, sustainability
2. Social and humanitarian issues

Short Film Competition:

Submission Guidelines
– Production Country: This year the submissions are invited from countries of the MENA region. The festival committee will consider the eligibility of the film based on the following criteria: director’s nationality, shooting location, language of the film, nationality of casts.
– Running Time: 25 minutes or under. Running time includes end credits.
– Production Year: The film must have been produced after January 1st 2014
– Language: English subtitles are required for submissions with languages other than English

International Feature Films:

It is required that the film is either environmentally or socially relevant and tells a story or presents an issue in a way that is visually and narratively compelling. Submission Guidelines
– RunningTime: 50 minutes or over. Running time includes end credits.
– Production Year: The film must have been produced after January 1st 2014
– Language: English subtitles are required for submissions with languages other than English

For more info and to submit, please visit the website.