When Qatari media shingle Alnoor launched a $200 million film fund last October, it became the latest of a growing number of Middle East-based players looking to enter the film biz.
In the two years since Abu Dhabi announced its intention during the 2007 Cannes Film Festival to become a global film player, those ambitions have started to become a reality.
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