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  • Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ali loves a goat called Nada. Ibrahim, a depressed sound engineer who hears voices he cannot de…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Challat of Tunis

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Tunis, 2003. A man on a mo-ped, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets. He’s on a mission: to…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    This chronicle of an uprising and of exile begins in the early months of the Syrian revolution,…

    Rami Farah / Syria, Denmark, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Dégradé

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip. Today the electricity is on. Christine’s beauty salon is…

    Mohammed (Arab) Abunasser, Ahmad (Tarazan) Abunasser / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Gaza Weekend

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Waleed runs an unlicensed DVD shop in Gaza. In a botched business deal, he loses a small fortun…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Grandma

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a teenager, lives with Marta – her grandmother – and her younger sister in Byblos. The f…

    Merva Faddoul / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • HEAdbANG Lullaby

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Casablanca, June 11, 1986 – the day of the World Cup. After yet another blunder, embittered cop…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ideal Love

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Tamara, sexy and sparkling, is a professor of biology at the American University of Beirut. She…

    Dima El-Horr / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Multicoloured Bahtan

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Emotionless Bahtan meets hyperactive Felfella and together they discover the secrets behind Bah…

    Nermeen Salem / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nothingwood

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    About a hundred kilometres away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-…

    Sonia Kronlund / France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • One of Them

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    During Friday prayers, Khalid notices that the khutbah does not start as early as usual. His fr…

    Fahad Al Kuwari / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The President's Visit

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    In a small coastal fishing town where time stands still, Nino, a lonely 30-something who recent…

    Cyril Aris / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Red Valentine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Jad is a 30-year-old socialite who thinks he’s a poet. His family is pressuring him to take ove…

    Amin Matalqa / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Under the Hat

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Under the Hat’ tells the story of Sheikh Abdul Kareem, an Egyptian mosque prayer caller on the…

    Amal Al-Agroobi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Very Big Shot

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In this clever take on the caper film, three brothers find themselves inextricably bound up in…

    Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Virgin, the Copts and Me

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Ma…

    Namir Abdel Messeeh / France, Qatar, Egypt / Feature Documentary

  • Wajib

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Abu-Shadi is a divorced father who lives in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding, he will be…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, Qatar / Feature Narrative