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  • 5 Seasons of Revolution

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    To support an armed struggle, to protest peacefully, to flee or to document events: these are t…

    Layla Abyad / Syria, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Amid the attempt to revive a ‘new Silk Road’ between Europe and Asia, Azerbaijani men labour to…

    Martin DiCicco / United States of America, Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Amal

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Amal, an angry teenager, comes of age in a post-revolution Egypt that is undergoing tremendous…

    Mohamed Siam / Egypt, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Amateurs, Stars and Extras, or the Labor of Love

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    This experimental documentary examines the commercial television and film industries. It looks…

    Marwa Arsanios / Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Ceuta's Gate

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Ceuta is a Spanish enclave on Moroccan soil. It has, since the independence of the country, wit…

    Randa Maroufi / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Chaos

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    ‘Chaos’ narrates the story of three women in three cities – three women who have given up on li…

    Sara Fattahi / Syria, Austria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    Spring Grants 2016 -

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

    Rami Farah / Syria, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Constructions

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sixty-year-old Pedro watches over the quiet corridors of a building that is undergoing construc…

    Fernando Martín Restelli / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Desert, 1000 Days

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘Al Sahra’ is a feature documentary that follows art students Saeed and Milad, who decide to le…

    Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Al Haddad / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Disappeared

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Bassel was a successful open source developer and hacker in Damascus. Paolo was a well-known pr…

    Yasmin Fedda / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Displaced in Heaven

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The repetition of history and the passing on of collective and individual traumas from generati…

    Khaled Jarrar / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dream Away

    Spring Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    Representing freedom and easy cash, Sharm El Sheikh has long been a dream destination for Egypt…

    Marouan Omara , Johanna Domke / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Fifth Resurrection of Farid

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. An old man comes across an odd collection of film reels, vinyl recor…

    Khalid Youssef / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The First Supper

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    ‘The First Supper’ is a creative documentary that takes place behind closed doors in an isolate…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • From My Syrian Room

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    How can one operate as a free, creative person when one has been channelled to remain a good ci…

    Hazem Alhamwi / Syria, Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • From a Palm Tree to the Stars

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘From a Palm Tree to the Stars’ portrays an encounter between Western and Arab cultures via the…

    Leila Albayaty / Iraq, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • House in the Fields

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    High in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, life in an isolated rural Amazigh community has changed…

    Tala Hadid / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, had never left Syria until the war made her reconsider her e…

    Angie Obeid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay