A textbook example of a well-behaved schoolgirl defies the omnipresent voice of a narrator in order to play with a dog.
An orphan embarks on a mythical journey that could reunite him with his parents.
Haunted by an obscure memory from his past, a young contemporary dancer inadvertently stumbles upon a painful forgotten truth, which releases his soul from the clutches of despair.
A couple pray for a miracle, and God sends them an angel. What will they do with it?
A leopard hunter in a traditional village in the mountains goes through a transformation.
Grief-stricken Samaa and her son Mohye go out in the middle of the night to bury her beloved parrot, and inadvertently awaken buried feelings from a previous tragedy.
A little girl attempts to save the moon from a gigantic whale along with her cousin. Will she succeed?
A young man is caught up in various incidents of deception, intrigue and murder.
A 12-year-old cemetery cleaner and con artist tries to save enough money for a train ticket to Latakia, where he can become a fisherman away from his greedy boss.
A Jewish American family finds it hard to adapt to their new home in Jerusalem after they discover the grave of a young Palestinian girl.
Amel is released from prison after an affair. In the lower depths of Tunis, she seeks her missing son, Moumen.
The story of two women trying to maintain and negotiate their lives – with and against each other.
Casablanca. The romantic idyll and eventful odyssey of a has-been rocker and a singer with a golden voice. Their love will turn underground and dangerous Morocco upside-down.
In a world where extremism rules, a young man has to choose between life and death.
In Paris, a Frenchman battles cancer while his wife wants an abortion; a Romani girl looks for someone to adopt her sister; a Syrian immigrant boy tries to survive by acting in the cinema.
Determined to secure her status as a wife, Salima enlists a secondary spouse for her husband – only to find she has jeopardised her position.
Two mod girls from South East London embark on a dream holiday but end up on the journey of a lifetime, crossing continents and cultures, and growing up on the road.
Set in 1992 and inspired by Al Watwat (Batman) stories, ‘Azooz the Bully Slayer’ is the tale of a 12-year-old who fends off a thief who has made off with a stash of Sega video-game tapes.
A journey across Syria during which Taysir and Juliette meet and go to bury Kamal, who died during the fighting.
After the death of his Qatari wife, a retired engineer visits the United States to find his estranged daughter, while the same daughter travels to Doha to find answers to her late mother’s past.
Kamel Gadhgadhi, the most infamous terrorist in Tunisia during the years 2013 and 2014, turns out to have been a close friend of the director at college. The latter begins to reflect on terrorism.
She grew up in a land of dictators and surveillance. Today, from her exile, she is reclaiming the images and sounds of Syrians, half of whom are scattered around the world.
In a Red Army hotel in post-World War II Germany, the orphan Sophie grows up. She marries a paratrooper before escaping with another man. An emotional journey through European history.
‘Land’ is a story about Native Americans, white people, distance, longing and abuse, set in the American plains
Through the prism of J, a gender-expansive teenager going through puberty suppression, ‘They’ explores notions of in-between-ness, whether of gender, cultural identity, or the idea(s) of “home”.
Desires and greed lurk like raptors, preparing to transform a utopian dream into a tragedy.
Algiers, 2016. On one of Bab el Oued’s football fields, the tension is at its peak. Habib and his sheep El Bouq are getting ready for the fight...
Saeed Sadeghi is the Iranian photographer responsible for images from the Gulf War that were used to propel the myth of a holy war to many Iranians.
Two artists become entwined in the affairs of the besieged city of Gouta in this personal story about a group of young people in Syria.
In Sharm El Sheikh, a tourist hub that has been the target of terror attacks in recent years, young Egyptian workers are trapped between a liberal Western lifestyle and their traditional culture.
An amazing story of love and family, celebrity and music. A portrait of Hedi Jouini, the godfather of Tunisian music.
As Sara stands on the cusp of committing an unthinkable act, time stands still, giving her an opportunity to witness the consequences of her action. But is this a second chance or an admission of guilt?
Mariam just wanted to enjoy her night out, but something terrible happens. What can be done when the perpetrator of a crime against you is also the arbiter of justice?
A violent teenager is reunited with his hunter father in the southern woods of Patagonia. Forced to help the older man in a struggle against the wilderness, the youth faces his ability to love and kill.