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  • The Servants

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nabil is the guard of an old villa located by the mouth of a river. Sayed Walid, an influential…

    Marwan Khneisser / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Shadow of a Man

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Ahmad, 26, is the best mechanic in the mountains of Lebanon. The only car he hasn’t had time an…

    Niam Itani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shelter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad struggles to survive in the ghettos of Beirut. He cannot remember his past or where he ca…

    Kasem Kharsa / Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • The Silence of the Wind

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Rafito deals in smuggling undocumented people from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, a ter…

    Álvaro Aponte-Centeno / Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Siren of Faso Fani

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Through the eyes of former workers at the once-famous cotton factory in Burkina Faso, ‘The Sire…

    Michel K. Zongo / Burkina Faso, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sister

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small town in present-day Bulgaria, a mother and her two daughters are struggling to survi…

    Svetla Tsotsorkova / Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sivas

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in a bleak Anatolian village, ‘Sivas’ tells the story of 11-year-old Aslan and Sivas, a wea…

    Kaan Müjdeci / Turkey, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sleepless nights

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Two people irrevocably changed by war come together in ‘Confession and Struggle,’ an unflinchin…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Soaring Over Mayhem

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    In the brutal lands of northern Syria, 10- year-old bird enthusiast Rami struggles to survive a…

    Abdullah Al-Wazzan / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Sofia

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Sofia lives with her parents in a modest apartment in Casablanca. While having lunch with her f…

    Meryem Benm’Barek / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Somebody Clap for Me

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    This poetic rollercoaster ride chronicles Ugandan youth reclaiming their right to a voice by br…

    Luciana Ceccatto Farah / Brazil, Uganda, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Son of a Dog

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Set against the backdrop of a never-ending war, ‘Son of a Dog’ is the coming-of-age story of 17…

    Alain Sauma / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Speed Sisters

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Meet Marah, Mona, Betty, Noor and Maysoon – the first all-woman rally-racing team in the Middle…

    Amber Fares / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Split-Screen

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Two men, 'A' and 'B', are drinking coffee. They receive anonymous texts telling them their drin…

    Nadia Al-Khater, Fahad Al-Khater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Stable Unstable

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    It is December 31 in Beirut. Seven people are visiting their psychologists, clinging to the hop…

    Mahmoud Hojeij / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Standstill

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Arihote is a Kanienkehaka photographer whose life is at a standstill. When he witnesses the mur…

    Majdi El-Omari / Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Stateless

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Henia will give anything to mend her broken past and find her mother, from whom she has been se…

    Narjiss Nejjar / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Still Recording

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘Still Recording’ is a feature documentary that follows art students Saeed and Milad, who decid…

    Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Stolen Skies

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Cairo, June 2015, 6:00 AM. An explosion shatters a window, knocking Lola, a 40-year old-Egyptia…

    Laila Hotait Salas / Lebanon, Spain, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Streams

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband Tahar, a former local fo…

    Mehdi Hmili / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Narrative