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  • Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ali loves a goat called Nada. Ibrahim, a depressed sound engineer who hears voices he cannot de…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Champ of the Camp

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Hailed by critics world-wide for its entertaining yet sympathetic look at the labour issue in t…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dancing Beirut

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    A group of dancers wander through Beirut, looking for spaces where they can generate visual, so…

    Alia Hamdan, Fares Chalabi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Democracy Year Zero

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Four weeks. That is how long it took the Tunisian people to overthrow the dictator Zine El Abid…

    Amira Chebli, Christophe Cotteret / Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Desert Fish

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development 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

  • Egypt's Modern Pharaohs

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    On January 25, 1952, downtown Cairo was burnt down: angry mobs demanded the departure of Britis…

    Jihan El Tahri / Egypt, France, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Eyes of a Thief

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Inspired by real events, ‘Eyes of a Thief’ is a rare glimpse into Palestinian society from the…

    Najwa Najjar / Palestine, Qatar, Algeria, France, Iceland, Jordan / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Gaddafi's Girls

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Known as the Amazons or Revolutionary Nuns, they were personally selected by Colonel Gaddafi fo…

    Sylvia Stevens / Libya, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In this Land Lay Graves of Mine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production/Post-production Stage

    In 2009, I sold my land in my village in South Lebanon to a Muslim, stirring a sectarian discou…

    Reine Mitri / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ismail

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1949, Ismail, a young Palestinian, struggles to support his family after their expulsion to…

    Nora Alsharif / Jordan, Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Me Myself and Murdoch

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad is a 22-year-old Palestinian from a conservative Muslim family in Hebron. With his friend…

    Yahya Alabdallah / Palestine, Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • The Night and the Kid

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The dim light of night covers a stony desert in Algeria. By the light of the moon, Faouzi, IIye…

    David Yon / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • O My Body!

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Seeking to bridge Mediterranean cultures, choreographer Abou Lagraa and his wife, dancer Nawal…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Pillow Secrets

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    When she recognises the body of the woman who was her mother, a young woman is drawn violently…

    Jillali Ferhati / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative