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  • 7 KM - Seven Kilometers

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    1992, somewhere in Algeria. Omar and Othman, two boys from the same poor village, walk the seve…

    Oussama Benhassine / Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Bastardo

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘Bastardo’ is the story of Mohsen, ‘the bastard’, whose origins and history are unknown. He was…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cinema Palestine

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    This film will focus on the ‘fourth wave’ of Palestinian cinema, running from 1980 to the prese…

    Tim Schwab / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Crayons of Askalan

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    A creative documentary based on the powerful story of the Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adawi. IN…

    Laila Hotait Salas / Lebanon, Spain, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    A village on the outskirts of the Iraqi desert, 1985. The Iran-Iraq war is raging all around, a…

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

  • A Deep Long Breath

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egyp…

    Tahani Rached / Egypt, 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

  • From a City with No Images

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Many images... First: A woman looks at a book of pictures. She cries. 'Have you seen what they…

    Sabine El Chamaa / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Home Sweet Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The filmmaker’s father spent 40 years as the director of a secular school he founded in Beirut’…

    Nadine Naous / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Maghrebim

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The director returns to the roots of his family’s history, starting from footage his parents fi…

    Ivan Boccara / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Maqloubeh

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Five young art students awake to the sound of gunfire and bombardment. As the electricity has b…

    Nicolas Damuni / Palestine, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • My Brother

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    An artist and painter in his 40s, Mo Bensalah is a Moroccan immigrant’s son. We see his essence…

    Kamal El Mahouti / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary that narrates the story of its director,…

    Mais Darwazah / Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • On The Road To Downtown

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the lives of the characters and their simple daily details, we discover together the do…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Playground Chronicles

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Brahim and his family are of Moroccan descent, and live on the grounds of a crane construction…

    Brahim Fritah / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Narrative

  • Red Olive Tree

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The Belmakis, an upper-middle-class family in France, appear to lead a trouble-free life; all,…

    Karim Bensalah / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Reverence for Spiders

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    New York-based imam Omar Metwally develops an unlikely friendship with the homeless teenager wh…

    Faiza Ambah / Saudi Arabia, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary