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  • Sahaab

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Following his brother’s death, Nasser and his friend Sanad decide to participate in a falcon ra…

    Khalifa Abdullah Al Muraikhi / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Salaam Plenty

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    'Salaam Plenty' is about the memory and erasure of the presence of Afghan cameleers in Australi…

    Samira (Yasmine) Kassari / Morocco, Australia, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Scales

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    The only source of the food on the island is mermaid flesh. The only way to keep the food suppl…

    Shahad Ameen / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Young Ziad is the star of the Jalazon Refugee Camp basketball team in Palestine. When his best…

    Bassam Jarbawi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Search for the Star Pearl

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Ali ibn Hamad, a brave, 17-year-old Qatari boy, sails the unknown seas with his friends, the fu…

    Hafiz Ali Ali / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Seeking the Man with the Camera

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Seeking the Man With the Camera’ follows the investigation led by director Boutheyna Bouslama…

    Boutheyna Bouslama / Tunisia, Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Seen and Unseen

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with h…

    Kamila Andini / Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Selma

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    After the accidental death of her taxi-driver husband, Selma decides to become master of her ow…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Servants

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nabil is the guard of an old villa located by the mouth of a river. Sayed Walid, an influential…

    Marwan Khneisser / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Shadow of a Man

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Ahmad, 26, is the best mechanic in the mountains of Lebanon. The only car he hasn’t had time an…

    Niam Itani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shelter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad struggles to survive in the ghettos of Beirut. He cannot remember his past or where he ca…

    Kasem Kharsa / Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • The Silence of the Wind

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Rafito deals in smuggling undocumented people from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, a ter…

    Álvaro Aponte-Centeno / Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Siren of Faso Fani

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Through the eyes of former workers at the once-famous cotton factory in Burkina Faso, ‘The Sire…

    Michel K. Zongo / Burkina Faso, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sivas

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in a bleak Anatolian village, ‘Sivas’ tells the story of 11-year-old Aslan and Sivas, a wea…

    Kaan Müjdeci / Turkey, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sleepless nights

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Two people irrevocably changed by war come together in ‘Confession and Struggle,’ an unflinchin…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Soaring Over Mayhem

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    In the brutal lands of northern Syria, 10- year-old bird enthusiast Rami struggles to survive a…

    Abdullah Al-Wazzan / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Sofia

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Sofia lives with her parents in a modest apartment in Casablanca. While having lunch with her f…

    Meryem Benm’Barek / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Solo

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband Tahar, a former local fo…

    Mehdi Hmili / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Narrative