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  • Adam

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the bes…

    Maryam Touzani / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila wakes up one morning to find that her mother Sara is gone. The disappearance…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • 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

  • Facing the Dragon

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a documentary filmed over four years, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi intimately follows two uncon…

    Sedika Mojadidi / Afghanistan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In post-revolution Libya a group of women are brought together by a collective dream: to play f…

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

  • Gubgub

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    After securing her first catch of the day while crab-hunting with her father and brother, brigh…

    Nouf Al Sulaiti / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • T​he Maiden’s Pond

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘The Maiden’s Pond’ tells the story of two women trying to maintain and negotiate their lives w…

    Bassem Breish / Lebanon, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Noura Dreams

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Noura meets the love of her life, Lassaad, while her husband, Sofiane, is in jail. She raises h…

    Hinde Boujemaa / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Playtime

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Matthew lives with his mother, an army secretary, in Ahmadi, Kuwait. One night, she leaves him…

    Hamad Al-Tourah / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Sofia

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Sofia lives with her parents in a modest apartment in Casablanca. While having lunch with her f…

    Meryem Benm’Barek / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Suspended Wives

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    After waiting for many years, Ghita, Latifa and Karima decide to turn to the courts in order to…

    Merieme Addou / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • That Which Is Coming

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘That Which Is Coming’ is an experimental video installation shot with a Phantom camera. It exp…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Underdown

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Moving to Beirut’s anarchic rhythm, ‘Underdown’ follows the struggles of a Palestinian cab driv…

    Sarah Kaskas / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • You Will Die at Twenty

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    In a Sudanese village, a mother gives birth to Muzamel, a boy cursed by a Dervish prophecy that…

    Amjad Abu Alala / Sudan, Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Zanka Contact

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Casablanca. Larsen, a self-destructive has-been rocker, meets Rajae, a singer with a golden voi…

    Ismaël El Iraki / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative