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  • 1982

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Summer, 1982. Wissam, an 11-year-old boy, is determined to tell Joanna, a girl in his class, th…

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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 this Victory

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    In a small village in the south of Lebanon, during the last days of the July War, five people t…

    Ahmad Ghossein / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Cave

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    To escape the ongoing aerial bombardment on hospitals and chemical weapon attacks that killed m…

    Feras Fayyad / Syria, Denmark, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • The Dark Wind

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Reko and Pero, a young Yazidi couple, prepare for family life in their village Boza. Suddenly,…

    Hussein Hassan / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    A border town in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship. Hana, a primary scho…

    Katia Jarjoura / Canada, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A border town in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship. Hana, a primary scho…

    Katia Jarjoura / Lebanon, France, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Fahavalo, Madagascar 1947

    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

  • 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 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

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In post-revolution Libya, a group of women are brought together by one dream: to play football…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, Canada, Lebanon, 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

  • Girl Made Of Dust

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a village of the Lebanese Chouf, ten-year-old Ruba lives in a dream world filled with witche…

    Hiam Abbass / Palestine, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Haifa Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    It’s 2006 and Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicentre of the co…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative