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  • 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

  • The Insomnia of a Serial Dreamer

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Facing his insomniac nature, the author of this film meets with several people, asking each one…

    Mohamad Soueid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Interpret

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    After living a relatively normal life as a student studying in Berlin, Hassan reluctantly accep…

    Ali Kareem Obaid / Iraq, Italy, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Invented Biography

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Arturo Belano, alter ego of the writer Roberto Bolaño, shared with his creator a significant pa…

    Nicolás Lasnibat / France, Chile, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • James Dean and Me

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In 1967, in the shadow of the looming Arab-Israeli War, a Palestinian teenager watches James De…

    Sameh Zoabi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In Algeria in the mid-1980s, during a period of intense political and social unrest, the Bollyw…

    Amine Hattou / Algeria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, 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, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Kashta

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Out in the beautiful quiet of the windswept dunes, a man teaches his young sons the traditional…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Kashta

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Out in the beautiful quiet of the desert, a man teaches his young sons how to track and hunt. F…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Key

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Fathi Moftah, a child refugee, is obsessed with collecting keys. One day, while he is working a…

    Ghassan Jaradat / Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Kingdom of Malika

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Malika lives alone in the middle of the desert. There she runs a small restaurant serving two d…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ladder to Damascus

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional courtyard house, whe…

    Mohamad Malas / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lamb

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    As ‘Lamb’ opens, nine-year-old Ephraïm (an affecting As ‘Lamb’ opens, nine-year-old Ephraïm (an…

    Yared Zeleke / France, Ethiopia, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    The Denetclaws are a Native American family who live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Ne…

    Babak Jalali / United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Language

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Used to reading and printing Braille, a blind man in Baghdad becomes a giant and finds he can “…

    Mortada Gzar / Iraq, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Last Day at Home

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A 12- year-old boy has just moved to Doha with his parents. To avoid dealing with the changes t…

    Noor Al-Nasr / Qatar / Short Narrative