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  • 3000 Nights

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Falsely accused of being involved in terrorist activity, Layal is arrested, interrogated and in…

    Mai Masri / Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Control

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In the state TV control room, the technical team is preparing for what is arguably the most imp…

    Mohamed Adeeb / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Crayons of Askalan

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    A creative documentary based on the powerful story of the Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adawi. IN…

    Laila Hotait Salas / Lebanon, Spain, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Embers

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    A dialogue between two generations is represented by Tamara, the grandchild of an older Tamara…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Executioners Never Tell Their Stories

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    ‘Executioners Never Tell Their Stories’ is an archival footage project that uncovers the artist…

    Ali Essafi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Eyes of a Thief

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Inspired by real events, ‘Eyes of a Thief’ is a rare glimpse into Palestinian society from the…

    Najwa Najjar / Palestine, Algeria, France, Iceland, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Eyes of a Thief

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Inspired by real events, ‘Eyes of a Thief’ is a rare glimpse into Palestinian society from the…

    Najwa Najjar / Palestine, Qatar, Algeria, France, Iceland, Jordan / Feature Narrative

  • Fidaï

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    During the war in Algeria, El Hadi, the great uncle of filmmaker Damien Ounouri joined his sist…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, China, Germany, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / France, Qatar, Algeria / Feature Documentary

  • The Forgotten

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Mustafa steals across the Israeli border with the help of a local smuggler. This is a one-way t…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hitch 60 (working title)

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Two mod girls from South-East London embark on a journey across continents, travelling away fro…

    Sara Al Obaidly / Qatar, United Kingdom, Turkey / Feature Narrative

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary