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  • All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Amid the attempt to revive a ‘new Silk Road’ between Europe and Asia, Azerbaijani men labour to…

    Martin DiCicco / United States of America, Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Asphalt

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    'Asphalt' delves into the lives of two truck drivers on the road, crossing borders, towns and c…

    Ali Hammoud / Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Batata

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In a tent ‘village’ set in the Bekka Valley of Lebanon, Abu Jamil and his large Syrian family w…

    Noura Kevorkian / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Between Sisters

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    The two sisters Ornella and Teresa have cared for each other through their whole lives. Teresa…

    Manu Gerosa / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Challat of Tunis

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Tunis, 2003. A man on a mo-ped, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets. He’s on a mission: to…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, 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

  • 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

  • City of Jade

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    When the war between the Myanmar army and the KIA broke out, the corporations fled the mines. H…

    Midi Z / Myanmar, Taiwan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • City of the Sun

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    The lives, dreams and destinies of several extraordinary characters unfold amid the grand ruins…

    Rati Oneli / Georgia, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Colonel's Stray Dogs

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Libya is on fire. Militias born of the revolution battle for power as two conflicted government…

    Khalid Shamis / Libya, South Africa, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    This chronicle of an uprising and of exile begins in the early months of the Syrian revolution,…

    Rami Farah / Syria, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Coming Attraction

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    An abandoned movie theatre. Sound and image buried in dust. A waft of light spills over broken…

    Nidal Al Dibs / Egypt, Qatar, Syria / 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

  • Cursed Be the Phosphate

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    On 5 January 2008, a sit-in organised by a group of unemployed youths in front of the town hall…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Damascus My First Kiss

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When I got my first period, my mother kissed me and said with a smile: “Now you are a woman. Yo…

    Lina Alabed / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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