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  • Madagascar 1947, The Sound of Silence

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    After World War II, nearly 10,000 Malagasy soldiers travelled back to their island on a liner n…

    Marie Clemence Andriamonta Paes / Madagascar, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Madame Courage

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Omar, an unstable and lonely teenager, lives in a slum in the suburbs of the Algerian port city…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Madmen's Fort

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In 1860, the Algerian Sahara is coveted by the colonial powers of the time, who dream of it as…

    Narimane Mari / Algeria, France, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Maghrebim

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The director returns to the roots of his family’s history, starting from footage his parents fi…

    Ivan Boccara / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • T​he Maiden’s Pond

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘The Maiden’s Pond’ tells the story of two women trying to maintain and negotiate their lives w…

    Bassem Breche / Lebanon, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Man Behind the Microphone

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Hedi Jouini is the most popular musical star in Tunisian history, known as the “Frank Sinatra o…

    Claire Belhassine / Tunisia, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man of Honor

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in Lebanon and Jordan, ‘A Man of Honor’ is a story of passion, betrayal and the many facets…

    Jean-Claude Codsi / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man on Fire

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    The story of a man who was born and raised in a modest environment and aspired to be a superher…

    Ibrahim Harb / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Maqloubeh

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Five young art students awake to the sound of gunfire and bombardment. As the electricity has b…

    Nicolas Damuni / Palestine, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Me Myself and Murdoch

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad is a 22-year-old Palestinian from a conservative Muslim family in Hebron. With his friend…

    Yahya Alabdallah / Palestine, Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mediterranea

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    As ‘Mediterranea’ opens in Algeria, Ayiva and his friend Abas climb onto a truck packed to burs…

    Jonas Carpignano / Italy, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Memory Hotel

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Germany, 1945. World War II is nearing its climactic end. Five-year-old Sophie and her parents…

    Heinrich Sabl / Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mimosas

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    An elderly sheikh, nearing death, seeks to travel to his birthplace in the Atlas Mountains so h…

    Oliver Laxe Coro / Spain, Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative