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  • 7 KM - Seven Kilometers

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    1992, somewhere in Algeria. Omar and Othman, two boys from the same poor village, walk the seve…

    Oussama Benhassine / Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Aya

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Seven-year-old Aya lives in an inner-city neighbourhood of Marseille. Intelligent and obsessed…

    Moufida Fedhila / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Baby Mine

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When a Middle Eastern man kidnaps his sickly daughter, her mother recruits a dubious neighbour…

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

  • Behind the Wall

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Behind the Wall’ is the story of Nadia, an over-protected five-year-old girl who lives in a Ca…

    Karima Zoubir / Morocco, Qatar / Short 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

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Boss

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Five boys from a small village lose their football field and swimming pool to the Tigers, a gan…

    Rzgar Huseein Ahmed / Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Clouds

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    In 1978, in the south of Oman some time after the Dhofar Rebellion, Ghafali is a widower and wa…

    Muzna Almusafer / Oman, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Control

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In the state TV control room, the technical team is preparing for what is arguably the most imp…

    Mohamed Adeeb / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Desert Fish

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Dog's Children

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    In Jeddah during the economically transformative year of 1973, a rabid neighbourhood dog cataly…

    Layan Abdul Shakoor / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • February 19

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    It is February 19. The train will depart with Anna and Alex. Years have passed; the day has com…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Forgotten

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Mustafa steals across the Israeli border with the help of a local smuggler. This is a one-way t…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Grandma

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a teenager, lives with Marta – her grandmother – and her younger sister in Byblos. The f…

    Merva Faddoul / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Green Eyes

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A blue-eyed coma patient swims from the end of a pier to the deepest point of the ocean of hims…

    Abdullah Al-Mulla / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Haneen

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Haneen, a woman in her mid-60s, lives alone in a Palestinian city, estranged from her husband a…

    Ossama Bawardi / Palestine, Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • I Have Been Watching You All Along

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    A young woman wanders about an abandoned cinema, rummaging through its storerooms and curiously…

    Rawda Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • IZRIQAQ

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In a land dotted with killing machines, Yassine finds an easy cover-up for his crime. But even…

    Rama Mari / Palestine, Norway, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 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

  • Ismail

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1949, Ismail, a young Palestinian, struggles to support his family after their expulsion to…

    Nora Alsharif / Jordan, Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative