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  • The Key

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Fathi Moftah, a child refugee, is obsessed with collecting keys. One day, while he is working a…

    Ghassan Jaradat / Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Ladder to Damascus

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional courtyard house, whe…

    Mohamad Malas / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    The Denetclaws are a Native American family who live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Ne…

    Babak Jalali / United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Lust

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Umm Shooq has run away from her wealthy family to marry the man she loves and has settled into…

    Khaled El Hagar / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mama, Where Are You?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abbas is a 37-year-old bachelor who still lives with his parents in Kuwait. Passive, immature,…

    Meqdad Al-Kout / Kuwait, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Man Who Stole Banksy

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In 2007, Banksy went to Palestine to paint on walls. Someone takes offence at a piece depicting…

    Marco Proserpio / United Kingdom, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man of Honor

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in Lebanon and Jordan, ‘A Man of Honor’ is a story of passion, betrayal and the many facets…

    Jean-Claude Codsi / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man on Fire

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The story of a man who was born and raised in a modest environment and aspired to be a superher…

    Ibrahim Harb / Lebanon, 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

  • The Marriage Project

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In southern Tehran, Ehsan House is an institute funded by private donators that has taken care…

    Atieh Attarzadeh, Hesam Eslami / Iran, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mediterranean Fever

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Waleed, a Palestinian man, lives comfortably in his sea-view home in Haifa with his wife and ch…

    Maha Haj / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Mountain

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old David’s gr…

    João Salaviza / Portugal, France, 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