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  • 1982

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Summer, 1982. Wissam, an 11-year-old boy, is determined to tell Joanna, a girl in his class, th…

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 2 Rooms and a Parlor

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Khalil Suleiman has always preferred to stay away from other people, but after his wife’s death…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 200 Meters

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mustafa and his wife Salwa come from two Palestinian villages that are only 200 meters apart, b…

    Ameen Nayfeh / Palestine, Jordan, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 3000 Nights

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Falsely accused of being involved in terrorist activity, Layal is arrested, interrogated and in…

    Mai Masri / Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Adam

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the bes…

    Maryam Touzani / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Alam, The Flag

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Palestinian student Tamer doesn’t meddle in politics; at the same time, the memory of his uncle…

    Firas Khoury / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Algiers by Night

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The sun sets over the Bay of Algiers. The city walls start to lose their shiny white, making ro…

    Yanis Koussim / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • All this Victory

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    In a small village in the south of Lebanon, during the last days of the July War, five people t…

    Ahmad Ghossein / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Amerli

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Mosul, 2014. Ten-year-old Zaineb and her 14-year-old brother, Yousif escape after ISIS militia…

    Yahya Al Allaq / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Apprentice

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Aiman, a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer, lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modes…

    Junfeng Boo / Singapore, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ava

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Ava’s first visit to the gynaecologist with her mother is a traumatic experience for the young…

    Sadaf Foroughi / Iran, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aïcha Bonheur

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Aïcha, a young long-distance runner, is pursuing her Olympic dream. Her brother Omar, a decent…

    Hakim Belabbes / Morocco, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Mariam wants to have a nice night out, so she takes to the dancefloor at the benefit she has or…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila wakes up one morning to find that her mother Sara is gone. The disappearance…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut Hold'em

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Fresh out of prison, Ziko is ready to start a new life. Determined to win back Carole, the love…

    Michel Kammoun / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative