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  • 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

  • Batata

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In a tent ‘village’ set in the Bekka Valley of Lebanon, Abu Jamil and his large Syrian family w…

    Noura Kevorkian / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, 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

  • Between Sisters

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    The two sisters Ornella and Teresa have cared for each other through their whole lives. Teresa…

    Manu Gerosa / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • City of the Sun

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    The lives, dreams and destinies of several extraordinary characters unfold amid the grand ruins…

    Rati Oneli / Georgia, United States of America, Netherlands, 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Ghost Hunting

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    As a result of being jailed in the Shin Bet’s Al-Moskobiya investigation centre at the age of 1…

    Raed Andoni / Palestine, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Great Family

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘The Great Family’ follows the story of Marlene, a 43-year-old woman who was adopted from Leban…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Ibrahim Alabed, my father, was a secret member of the Revolutionary Council, a Palestinian mili…

    Lina Alabed / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In the Claws of a Century Wanting

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Anne gives birth to her third child. Akira learns reading and writing while foraging for scrap…

    Jewel Maranan / Philippines, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary