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  • 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

  • Beit Byoot

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Jameela is an adorable eight-year-old girl who arrives at the perfect pastel playground with he…

    Mayar Hamdan / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Beneath The Dunes

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Khalifa and Nasser are two cousins who have one bonding ritual: they camp out every weekend at…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Veil

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Many women around the world suffer under oppression and dream of escaping it. ‘The Black Veil’…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Ceuta's Gate

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Ceuta is a Spanish enclave on Moroccan soil. It has, since the independence of the country, wit…

    Randa Maroufi / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Constructions

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sixty-year-old Pedro watches over the quiet corridors of a building that is undergoing construc…

    Fernando Martin Restelli / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Corner Boy (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    'Corner Boy' reflects on the life and times of British Yemeni boxer Prince Naseem Hamed, one of…

    Omar El-Khairy, Ana Naomi De Sousa / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dead Dog (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    When Farid, a 60-year-old man who lives abroad, visits his wife in their Lebanese mountain home…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Disappeared

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Bassel was a successful open source developer and hacker in Damascus. Paolo was a well-known pr…

    Yasmin Fedda / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Divine Wind

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Nour and Amine don’t know each other. They meet in a house, near the city of Timimoun, in the A…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Fifth Resurrection of Farid

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. An old man comes across an odd collection of film reels, vinyl recor…

    Khalid Youssef / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Healer

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    16-year old teenager Abdou lives on the outskirts of Khouribga, a mining town exploiting phosph…

    Mohamed Zineddaine / Morocco, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hope

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Hévi and Walat, a Kurdish-Syrian refugee couple in their thirties meet a human trafficker. They…

    Mohammad Shaikhow / Syria, Iraq, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Invented Biography

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Arturo Belano, alter ego of the writer Roberto Bolaño, shared with his creator a significant pa…

    Nicolás Lasnibat / France, Chile, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Late to Die Young

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    The summer of 1990 in Chile. A small group of families live in an isolated community right belo…

    Dominga Sotomayor / Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lemon Heart

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In a letter to her deceased mother, a young American girl living in Le Var, France reflects on…

    Sara Al-Thani / Qatar, France / Short Narrative