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  • The Forgotten

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A journey in the life of Kozo Okamoto, a Japanese freedom fighter and member of the Japanese Re…

    Ghada Terawi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In post-revolution Libya, a group of women are brought together by one dream: to play football…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Frenzy

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Kadir is released after a 15-year prison term and goes in search of his younger brother Ahmet.…

    Emin Alper / Turkey, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • From My Syrian Room

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    How can one operate as a free, creative person when one has been channelled to remain a good ci…

    Hazem Alhamwi / Syria, Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • From a City with No Images

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Many images... First: A woman looks at a book of pictures. She cries. 'Have you seen what they…

    Sabine El Chamaa / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • From a Palm Tree to the Stars

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘From a Palm Tree to the Stars’ portrays an encounter between Western and Arab cultures via the…

    Leila Albayaty / Iraq, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Gaddafi's Girls

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Known as the Amazons or Revolutionary Nuns, they were personally selected by Colonel Gaddafi fo…

    Sylvia Stevens / Libya, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Garbage Helicopter

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Somewhere in Sweden, a gigantic dumpster breaks loose from the heavy chain suspending it from a…

    Jonas Selberg Augustsén / Sweden, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gaza 36mm

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    There are no longer any cinemas in Gaza due to the force of fundamentalist Islam, which sees th…

    Khalil El-Muzayen / Palestine, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Gaza Weekend

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Waleed runs an unlicensed DVD shop in Gaza. In a botched business deal, he loses a small fortun…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghetto Child

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a juvenile detention centre, Madi and his younger brother Bright try to fight the daily inju…

    Guillaume Tordjman / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghost Hunting

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    As a result of being jailed in the Shin Bet’s Al-Moskobiya investigation centre at the age of 1…

    Raed Andoni / Palestine, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Grandma, a Thousand Times

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    'Grandma, a Thousand Times’ puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the centre of brave film exerc…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Great Family

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘The Great Family’ follows the story of Marlene, a 43-year-old woman who was adopted from Leban…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • HEAdbANG Lullaby

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Casablanca, June 11, 1986 – the day of the World Cup. After yet another blunder, embittered cop…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative