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  • Madame Courage

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Omar, an unstable and lonely teenager, lives in a slum in the suburbs of the Algerian port city…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Madmen's Fort

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In 1860, the Algerian Sahara is coveted by the colonial powers of the time, who dream of it as…

    Narimane Mari / Algeria, France, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Maghrebim

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The director returns to the roots of his family’s history, starting from footage his parents fi…

    Ivan Boccara / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • T​he Maiden’s Pond

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘The Maiden’s Pond’ tells the story of two women trying to maintain and negotiate their lives w…

    Bassem Breche / Lebanon, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mama, Where Are You?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abbas is a 37-year-old bachelor who still lives with his parents in Kuwait. Passive, immature,…

    Meqdad Al-Kout / Kuwait, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Man Behind the Microphone

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Hedi Jouini is the most popular musical star in Tunisian history, known as the “Frank Sinatra o…

    Claire Belhassine / Tunisia, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Man Who Stole Banksy

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In 2007, Banksy went to Palestine to paint on walls. Someone takes offence at a piece depicting…

    Marco Proserpio / United Kingdom, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man of Honor

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in Lebanon and Jordan, ‘A Man of Honor’ is a story of passion, betrayal and the many facets…

    Jean-Claude Codsi / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man on Fire

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The story of a man who was born and raised in a modest environment and aspired to be a superher…

    Ibrahim Harb / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Maqloubeh

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Five young art students awake to the sound of gunfire and bombardment. As the electricity has b…

    Nicolas Damuni / Palestine, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Marriage Project

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In southern Tehran, Ehsan House is an institute funded by private donators that has taken care…

    Atieh Attarzadeh, Hesam Eslami / Iran, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Me Myself and Murdoch

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad is a 22-year-old Palestinian from a conservative Muslim family in Hebron. With his friend…

    Yahya Alabdallah / Palestine, Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Me, Myself And A.I.

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Mashael, a 17-year-old girl who sees food as her primary source of happiness, is completely exh…

    Maha Al Jefairi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mediterranea

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    As ‘Mediterranea’ opens in Algeria, Ayiva and his friend Abas climb onto a truck packed to burs…

    Jonas Carpignano / Italy, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mediterranean Fever

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Waleed, a Palestinian man, lives comfortably in his sea-view home in Haifa with his wife and ch…

    Maha Haj / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative