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  • Plum Season

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Nouha, a 16-year-old teenager, lives in a close relationship with her mother. Her father reappe…

    Rim Mejdi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Poisonous Roses

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Twenty-eight-year-old Taheya works as a washroom cleaner, and lives with her 22-year-old brothe…

    Fawzi Saleh / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Poster

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A poster appears on the walls of the Palestinian village of Reith, accusing the local women of…

    Suha Arraf / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Four Tunisian railway employees are assigned to Line #1. They call it "the normal way" because…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Red Valentine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Jad is a 30-year-old socialite who thinks he’s a poet. His family is pressuring him to take ove…

    Amin Matalqa / Jordan, 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

  • A Road to Damascus

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Gunshots ring out. A bus from Beirut to Damascus crashes. The only witness is a young botanist…

    Meedo Taha / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sanctorum

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small town plagued by a war between the army and drug traffickers, a child has lost his mo…

    Joshua Gil / Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Selma

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    After the accidental death of her taxi-driver husband, Selma decides to become master of her ow…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Servants

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nabil is the guard of an old villa located by the mouth of a river. Sayed Walid, an influential…

    Marwan Khneisser / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Severed Head

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shadow of a Man

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Ahmad, 26, is the best mechanic in the mountains of Lebanon. The only car he hasn’t had time an…

    Niam Itani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Siren of Faso Fani

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Through the eyes of former workers at the once-famous cotton factory in Burkina Faso, ‘The Sire…

    Michel K. Zongo / Burkina Faso, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sirena

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Lake Titicaca, 1984. Renowned La Paz engineer Morgan Cabrera drowns in a boating accident. An u…

    Carlos Piñeiro / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sixteen

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    In order to say his last goodbye, Adam (16) hides behind a Burqa and goes out into the streets…

    Sameh Morsy / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Sofia

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Sofia lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself…

    Meryem Benm’Barek / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Speed Sisters

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Meet Marah, Mona, Betty, Noor and Maysoon – the first all-woman rally-racing team in the Middle…

    Amber Fares / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary