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  • The Tunnel

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    A couple mourns the tragic loss of a child. Isolated in the harsh conditions of the desert land…

    Karim Souaki / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Under the Hat

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Under the Hat’ tells the story of Sheikh Abdul Kareem, an Egyptian mosque prayer caller on the…

    Amal Al-Agroobi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Under the Shadow

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A victim of the post-revolution state crackdown on dissidents, one-time medical student Shideh…

    Babak Anvari / Iran, United Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Unremember

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Joana is a 15-year-old who feeds her soul with literature and rock. She lives in Paris with her…

    Flavia Castro / Brazil, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Until the Birds Return

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Mourad, a businessman, rose to success in Algeria in the 2000s. Now a new man, he wants to stay…

    Karim Moussaoui / Algeria, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Valley

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Following a car accident on a lone mountain road, a middle-aged man loses his memory. Drenched…

    Ghassan Salhab / Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Very Big Shot

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In this clever take on the caper film, three brothers find themselves inextricably bound up in…

    Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Volubilis

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Abdelkader is a security guard and Malika is a domestic employee. Recently married, they are ma…

    Faouzi Bensaïdi / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Waiting Room

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    We are all aware of the various differences among cultures – language and tradition being the m…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Wajib

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Shadi returns to his hometown to help his father hand-deliver his sister’s wedding invitations.…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Wake

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In the midst of night, Samaa, an old woman and her pubescent son Sari are at odds on the approp…

    Zahed Bata / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Wallay

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    When 13-year-old Ady gets himself into trouble in a French suburb, his father decides to send h…

    Berni Goldblat / France, Burkina Faso, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Weldi

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Riadh is about to retire from his work as a forklift operator at the port of Tunis. The life he…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Did I Leave My Face?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ali, originally from Jerusalem, lives in Paris with his girlfriend, Julie. He is constantly tra…

    Ramzi Maqdisi / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Do We Go Now?

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    As sectarian conflict looms over a village in the Lebanese countryside, women of different reli…

    Nadine Labaki / Lebanon, France, Italy, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • White Sun

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village a…

    Deepak Rauniyar / Nepal, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Wind Blew On

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    A boy is on a journey. Things have strayed from their course without anyone knowing why. The un…

    Katrín Ólafsdóttir / Iceland, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Window

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Baghdad under the American occupation. Iraq is in a power vacuum; anarchy is rife; curfews are…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Women With Secrets

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a small town in present-day Bulgaria, a mother and her two daughters are struggling to survi…

    Svetla Tsotsorkova / Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative