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  • 2 Rooms and a Parlor

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Khalil Suleiman has always preferred to stay away from other people, but after his wife’s death…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Adam

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the bes…

    Maryam Touzani / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Al-Sit

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a Sudanese cotton-farming village, the old matriarch, Al-Sit, must be consulted for her bles…

    Suzannah Mirghani / Sudan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila wakes up one morning to find that her mother Sara is gone. The disappearance…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut 1931

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    “K” arrives in his native Jaffa after the sudden death of his uncle, who spent over 25 years in…

    Kamal Aljafari / Palestine, Qatar / Feature 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

  • 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

  • Constructions

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sixty-year-old Pedro watches over the quiet corridors of a building that is undergoing construc…

    Fernando Martín Restelli / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Daughters of Abdul-Rahman

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    After a lifetime of suppressing traditions in a tough neighbourhood in Amman, Zainab – 45, veil…

    Zaid Abu Hamdan / Jordan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dead Dog (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    When Farid, a 60-year-old man who lives abroad, visits his wife in their Lebanese mountain home…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Deep Long Breath

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egyp…

    Tahani Rached / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Desert Fish

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Fair Light of Dawn

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    'The Fair Light of Dawn’ offers a kaleidoscopic view of the lives of several citizens in Beirut…

    Hisham Bizri / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / France, Qatar, Algeria / Feature Documentary

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Girl Made Of Dust

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a village of the Lebanese Chouf, ten-year-old Ruba lives in a dream world filled with witche…

    Hiam Abbass / Palestine, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gubgub

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    After securing her first catch of the day while crab-hunting with her father and brother, brigh…

    Nouf Al Sulaiti / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Haifa Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    It’s 2006 and Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicentre of the co…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Housekeeping

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Farida, a strong-willed Egyptian woman in her 50s, is a cleaning lady who works and lives in an…

    Mazen Khaled / Lebanon, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative