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  • Maqloubeh

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Five young art students awake to the sound of gunfire and bombardment. As the electricity has b…

    Nicolas Damuni / Palestine, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Me Myself and Murdoch

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad is a 22-year-old Palestinian from a conservative Muslim family in Hebron. With his friend…

    Yahya Alabdallah / Palestine, Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mediterranea

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    As ‘Mediterranea’ opens in Algeria, Ayiva and his friend Abas climb onto a truck packed to burs…

    Jonas Carpignano / Italy, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Memory Hotel

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Germany, 1945. World War II is nearing its climactic end. Five-year-old Sophie and her parents…

    Heinrich Sabl / Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mimosas

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    An elderly sheikh, nearing death, seeks to travel to his birthplace in the Atlas Mountains so h…

    Oliver Laxe Coro / Spain, Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Miss Camel

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Melwah, a teenage camel, lives under the strict supervision of her father, and hangs out with h…

    Haifaa Al Mansour / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Mohammad Saved from the Waters

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    After six years of dialysis and because he refused to accept a transplant, my brother Mohammad…

    Safaa Fathy / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Most Pretty Dudes

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘The Most Pretty Dudes’ is based on an audio recording of negotiations between two groups, one…

    Mohammad Dibo / Syria, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • The Mountain

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A work of shadowy implosion, the stark and largely silent narrative of Lebanese director Ghassa…

    Ghassan Salhab / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mountain

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old David’s gr…

    João Salaviza / Portugal, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Multicoloured Bahtan

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Emotionless Bahtan meets hyperactive Felfella and together they discover the secrets behind Bah…

    Nermeen Salem / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Musk

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    After giving up a promising career in museum management to attend to his ailing father, Ahmed s…

    Humaid Alsuwaidi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mustang

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    A village by the Black Sea, far from Istanbul. When they play a game in which they sit on boys’…

    Deniz Gamze Ergüven / Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative