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  • Saffron's Land

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In the Atlas Mountains lies Safrana, an isolated village that was repeatedly attacked by the Fr…

    Yassine El Idrissi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sahaab

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Following his brother’s death, Nasser and his friend Sanad decide to participate in a falcon ra…

    Khalifa Abdullah Al Muraikhi / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Salaam Plenty

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    'Salaam Plenty' is about the memory and erasure of the presence of Afghan cameleers in Australi…

    Samira (Yasmine) Kassari / Morocco, Australia, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sanctorum

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small town plagued by a war between the army and drug traffickers, a child has lost his mo…

    Joshua Gil / Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scales

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    The only source of the food on the island is mermaid flesh. The only way to keep the food suppl…

    Shahad Ameen / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • School of Hope

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Climate change and overgrazing have brought poverty to the nomad tribes of the High Plateau of…

    Mohamed El Aboudi / Morocco, Finland, France, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Young Ziad is the star of the Jalazon Refugee Camp basketball team in Palestine. When his best…

    Bassam Jarbawi / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Search for the Star Pearl

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Ali ibn Hamad, a brave, 17-year-old Qatari boy, sails the unknown seas with his friends, the fu…

    Hafiz Ali Ali / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Searching For Kikhia (working Title)

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    When director Jihan Kikhia was six years old, her father disappeared. He flew to Cairo and neve…

    Jihan Kikhia / Libya, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Seen and Unseen

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with h…

    Kamila Andini / Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Selma

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    After the accidental death of her taxi-driver husband, Selma decides to become master of her ow…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 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

  • Severed Head

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Shadow Of The Butterflies

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    This is a film about the time that has gone, about regrets and fear of our own choices. It is a…

    Sofia El Khyari / France, Morocco, 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

  • Shadows

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    It’s Ahlam’s first time at an airport. But soon, the excitement of travelling to a new place is…

    Rand Beiruty / Jordan, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • 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