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  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Interpret

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    After living a relatively normal life as a student studying in Berlin, Hassan reluctantly accep…

    Ali Kareem Obaid / Iraq, Italy, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • It’s Far Away Where I Must Go

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    At the age of 70, my mother Aicha lost the notion of time and space. Forced to live in a nursin…

    Karima Saidi / Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In Algeria in the mid-1980s, during a period of intense political and social unrest, the Bollyw…

    Amine Hattou / Algeria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Last of Us

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he i…

    Ala Eddine Slim / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, 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

  • 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

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My English Cousin

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    My 41-year-old cousin, Fahed, left Algeria in 2001 to settle in England. Regularized after a de…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Northern Wind

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Marcel, a worker in a French shoe factory, lives a simple life between family, fishing and the…

    Walid Mattar / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Paris the White

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aicha married Nour in 1962, the year of Algerian independence. Later, Nour went to work in Fran…

    Lidia Terki / Algeria, France, Qatar / In Conversation

  • Playground Chronicles

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Brahim and his family are of Moroccan descent, and live on the grounds of a crane construction…

    Brahim Fritah / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Narrative

  • Queen of the Hoggar (working title)

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Kella, a young princess, and her elder sister are forced to leave their home because of war. Th…

    Mohannad Ahmed Muhammad Alamin / Libya, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Olive Tree

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The Belmakis, an upper-middle-class family in France, appear to lead a trouble-free life; all,…

    Karim Bensalah / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Republic of Silence

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    She grew up in the lands of dictators and surveillance, where images are censored, photos are b…

    Diana El Jeiroudi / Syria, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Standstill

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Arihote is a Kanienkehaka photographer whose life is at a standstill. When he witnesses the mur…

    Majdi El-Omari / Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Still Recording

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Two young artists, Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub become embroiled in the events of the besieg…

    Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Terra Firma

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    In a small commercial harbour in the south of France, two Moroccan sailors are watching over fe…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Body Of René

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    'The Body of René' is a love story interrupted by war and a black body snatched from the memory…

    Dani Abo Louh / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary