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  • Abou Leila

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Algeria, 1994. Terrorist attacks have ravaged the north of the country for the past two years.…

    Amin Sidi-Boumédiène / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Amal

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Amal, an angry teenager, comes of age in a post-revolution Egypt that is undergoing tremendous…

    Mohamed Siam / Egypt, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • The Black Veil

    Spring Grants 2017 - 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

  • The Blessed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th w…

    Sofia Djama / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Grace

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    A young Syrian man is faced with a dilemma: he has only a few days to leave Beirut to go abroad…

    Saleh Nass / Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Disappearance

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Don't Tell a Soul

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Faris, a Lebanese Muslim living in the UK, awakens to discover the corpse of his wife’s ex-boyf…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Immolations

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Surviving in Algeria is a constant challenge that leaves the nation’s population without hope.…

    Meriem Achour Bouakkaz / Algeria, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Inside Me

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A young Egyptian girl living with a conservative group that follows communal acts and practices…

    Halla Tarek / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Short 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

  • Last Day at Home

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A 12- year-old boy has just moved to Doha with his parents. To avoid dealing with the changes t…

    Noor Al-Nasr / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Man on Fire

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    The story of a man who was born and raised in a modest environment and aspired to be a superher…

    Ibrahim Harb / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Night

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    While searching for sleepless souls, a storyteller finds a woman standing in front of her door,…

    Ahmad Saleh / Palestine, Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Nothingwood

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    About a hundred kilometres away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-…

    Sonia Kronlund / France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On the Crossbar

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    In June of 1978, Tunisia entered the international football scene as the first African team eve…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Our Madness

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Ernania is hospitalised in a psychiatric hospital in Mozambique. She dreams about her young son…

    João Viana / Portugal, France, Mozambique, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Papicha

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Nedjma is a free-spirited and independent young student. She refuses to allow the tragic events…

    Mounia Meddour / Algeria, France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative