REEF is an event combining cinema, nature and rural life through screening films that address rural issues and concerns, in addition to workshops for producing short films. In parallel to the screenings, participants get acquainted with the nature of the area, its people and their customs.

- Arab short fiction films are eligible (less than 30 minutes)
- Arab documentary films are eligible (short-length and feature-length)
- Films must be produced 2 years prior to the event's dates
- Films must highlight rural life and nature, and/or shed light on environmental
issues, and/or take place in rural areas
- Campaigns and advertising films are not eligible