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  • Beit Byoot

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Jameela is an adorable eight-year-old girl who arrives at the perfect pastel playground with he…

    Mayar Hamdan / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Beneath The Dunes

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Khalifa and Nasser are two cousins who have one bonding ritual: they camp out every weekend at…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Birdshot

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While ventu…

    Mikhail Red / Philippines, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Frost

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The plantations in Entre Ríos are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, wher…

    Maximiliano Schonfeld / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Veil

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Many women around the world suffer under oppression and dream of escaping it. ‘The Black Veil’…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Black Veil

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Many women around the world suffer under oppression and dream of escaping it. ‘The Black Veil’…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Blessed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th w…

    Sofia Djama / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blue Bicycle

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Twelve-year-old Ali lives with his mother and sister. When not at school, he works at a tyre re…

    Ümit Köreken / Turkey, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Border

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mohammed, a Middle Eastern man is desperately trying to get through airport security to his des…

    Khalifa Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Boss

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Five boys from a small village lose their football field and swimming pool to the Tigers, a gan…

    Rzgar Huseein Ahmed / Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Brotherhood

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. His life is…

    Meryam Joobeur / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden / Short Narrative

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cocote

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Alberto, a gardener who works in the city, travels to his hometown to attend the funeral of his…

    Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias / Dominican Republic, Argentina, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Control

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In the state TV control room, the technical team is preparing for what is arguably the most imp…

    Mohamed Adeeb / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Costa Brava Lebanon

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Lebanon, 2028. The country is drowning in garbage, yet the Badri family leads an idyllic, isola…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Sweden, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dark Skull

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    After his father dies, Elder is forced to live with his grandmother – far away from the city –…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative