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  • Baby Mine

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When a Middle Eastern man kidnaps his sickly daughter, her mother recruits a dubious neighbour…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Bastardo

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘Bastardo’ is the story of Mohsen, ‘the bastard’, whose origins and history are unknown. He was…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Batata

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In a tent ‘village’ set in the Bekka Valley of Lebanon, Abu Jamil and his large Syrian family w…

    Noura Kevorkian / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Mariam is a young Tunisian student, beautiful like a flower. One night, all she wants to do is…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind the Wall

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Behind the Wall’ is the story of Nadia, an over-protected five-year-old girl who lives in a Ca…

    Karima Zoubir / Morocco, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Beirut Hold'em

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Fresh out of prison, Ziko is ready to start a new life. Determined to win back Carole, the love…

    Michel Kammoun / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut of the Balkans

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Sarajevo has gone through historical stages that parallel those of Beirut: the old town, the he…

    Nicolas Khoury / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Between Sisters

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    The two sisters Ornella and Teresa have cared for each other through their whole lives. Teresa…

    Manu Gerosa / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Birds of September

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Hiding behind the glass of his moving bubble, the narrator explores the streets of Beirut while…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Birdshot

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While ventu…

    Mikhail Red / Philippines, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Black Country

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The tanbour is an object of cultural unity; unrestricted by religion or nationalism, this music…

    Mahmoud Omar / Egypt, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • The Black Frost

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The plantations in Entre Ríos are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, wher…

    Maximiliano Schonfeld / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Veil

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Many women around the world suffer under oppression and dream of escaping it. ‘The Black Veil’…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Blessed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th w…

    Sofia Djama / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blessed Benefit

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ahmad, a construction worker, gets tangled up in an unfortunate business deal that lands him in…

    Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan, Netherlands, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blue Bicycle

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Twelve-year-old Ali lives with his mother and sister. When not at school, he works at a tyre re…

    Ümit Köreken / Turkey, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bombay Rose

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Bollywood is a cult in India. What is it that makes millions of people believe in it so strongl…

    Gitanjali Rao / India, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative