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  • 1982

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    With the academic year about to end at a school tucked safely in the mountains of Lebanon, 11-y…

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon, 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

  • 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

  • A Kasha

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Adnan is a revolutionary war hero whose love for fighting and his AK-47 are rivalled only by hi…

    hajooj kuka / Sudan, South Africa, 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

  • Alam, The Flag

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    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

  • 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 16-yea…

    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 - Post-Production Stage

    Mariam is a young Tunisian student, beautiful like a flower. One night, all she wants to do is…

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

  • 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

  • Birdshot

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While ventu…

    Mikhail Red / Philippines, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Frost

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The plantations in Entre Ríos are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, wher…

    Maximiliano Schonfeld / Argentina, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Blessed Benefit

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ahmad, a construction worker, gets tangled up in an unfortunate business deal that lands him in…

    Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan, Netherlands, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative