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Matt Ross

  • Progress on a bumpy road


    Cinema-going is becoming increasingly popular across the Gulf. But regional sensitivities, censorship and piracy mean it can be tricky to release into the region. Matt Ross reports
  • Bridging the Gulf


    The Middle East may be rich in stories, but local films have struggled for profile overseas. Matt Ross looks at how ambitious funding initiatives are improving the situation for film-makers in the region
  • Home is where the heart is


    The Gulf territories have attracted international attention with their investment clout and bold plans to create a world-class film infrastructure. But the message is now clear that the region is not a funder for the West but intent on building its local industry and talent base. Matt Ross reports