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  • Days of Grace

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    A young Syrian man is faced with a dilemma: he has only a few days to leave Beirut to go abroad…

    Saleh Nass / Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    A village on the outskirts of the Iraqi desert, 1985. The Iran-Iraq war is raging all around, a…

    Katia Jarjoura / Canada, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A village on the outskirts of the Iraqi desert, 1985. The Iran-Iraq war is raging all around, a…

    Katia Jarjoura / Lebanon, France, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dead Dog (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    When Farid, a 60-year-old man who lives abroad, visits his wife in their Lebanese mountain home…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dede

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Dina lives in a remote village high in the Georgian mountains, where traditions have remained t…

    Mariam Khatchvani / Georgia, Ireland, Netherlands, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Deep Long Breath

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egyp…

    Tahani Rached / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Democracy Year Zero

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Four weeks. That is how long it took the Tunisian people to overthrow the dictator Zine El Abid…

    Amira Chebli, Christophe Cotteret / Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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 Devil's Drivers

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The southern West Bank with its beautiful landscapes is home to many Palestinian Bedouins. In t…

    Daniel Carsenty, Mohammed Abugeth / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Diamond Island

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Diamond Island is a symbol of Cambodia’s future, a sprawling, ultra-modern paradise for the ric…

    Davy Chou / Cambodia, France, Germany, Thailand, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Disappearance

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Displaced in Heaven

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The repetition of history and the passing on of collective and individual traumas from generati…

    Khaled Jarrar / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Divine Wind

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Nour and Amine don’t know each other. They meet in a house, near the city of Timimoun, in the A…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Dog's Children

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

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

    Layan Abdul Shakoor / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Dogs

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Young Roman gets a whole lot more than he bargained for when he inherits a large tract of land…

    Bogdan Florian Mirica / Romania, France, Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Don't Tell a Soul

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Faris, a Lebanese Muslim living in the US, awakens to discover the dead body of his wife’s ex-h…

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

  • Dona Césaria

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Césaria Evora is an internationally renowned singer whose voice rings with the culture, ambienc…

    Dima Al-Joundi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary