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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

  • Ava

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Ava’s first visit to the gynaecologist with her mother is a traumatic experience for the 16-yea…

    Sadaf Foroughi / Iran, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aya

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Seven-year-old Aya lives in an inner-city neighbourhood of Marseille. Intelligent and obsessed…

    Moufida Fedhila / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 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

  • 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

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 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

    Syria 2011. Between water outages and power cuts, all Sana dreams of is a hot shower. She doesn…

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

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature 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

  • 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, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Honey Cigar

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    France, 1993. Selma, a sharp, 18-year-old Algerian girl, lives in a mostly Catholic suburb of P…

    Kamir Aïnouz / France, Algeria, 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

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Mustang

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    A village by the Black Sea, far from Istanbul. When they play a game in which they sit on boys’…

    Deniz Gamze Ergüven / Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nation's Hope

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Basketball, one of the oldest and most popular games among Somali women, is now an endangered s…

    Hana Mire / Somalia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Sweden, Congo, Republic of, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ouaga Girls

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    The sun shines over an open garage in Burkina Faso’s capital, where Bintou is lacquering a car…

    Theresa Traore Dahlberg / Burkina Faso, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Pagan Magic

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    In contemporary Morocco, Hayat brings Soussen, her 12-year-old daughter, from their poor villag…

    Fyzal Boulifa / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative