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  • The Vibes

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    In the winter of 2018, a team of young reporters takes over Maktaris News: Soumaya, Noor, Raoua…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / TV Series

  • The Virgin, the Copts and Me

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Ma…

    Namir Abdel Messeeh / France, Qatar, Egypt / Feature Documentary

  • The Wall

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    In this engaging and endearing short, director Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech locates a seemingly im…

    Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Walou

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    I hate the bled! When I was young, every summer, going to Algeria, I couldn’t do anything witho…

    Hassiba Belhadj / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Watch Before Deletion

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    An episode of a radio show revisiting the life of an Arab music icon takes an unexpected turn w…

    Mohammad Shawky Hassan / Egypt, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Waves

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Before he came to power, a fortune teller told Hosni Mubarak that he would reach a powerful pos…

    Ahmed Nour / Egypt, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Waves '98

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    The complex relationship of contemporary Beirutis to their troubled home city is beautifully im…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • We Could Be Heroes

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In the run-up to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Azzedine Nouiri, the world champion in seated s…

    Hind Bensari / Denmark, Morocco, Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • We Have Never Been Kids

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 2003, Mahmood Soliman has tracked the subjects of his​ ​2003 documentary ‘Living Among Us…

    Mahmood Soliman / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Weldi

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A Tunisian couple are nearing retirement age, but times are hard, and money is tight. The life…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • What's Your Story? Part I

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    Jamal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, meets five young Israelis with differing ideological pe…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • When Two Worlds Collide

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘When Two Worlds Collide’ traces the epic journey of Alberto Pizango, an indigenous leader faci…

    Heidi Brandenburg, Mathew Orzel / Peru, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Did I Leave My Face?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ali, originally from Jerusalem, lives in Paris with his girlfriend, Julie. He is constantly tra…

    Ramzi Maqdisi / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Yalla, Baba!

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In 1980, 32-year-old Mansour travelled to Belgium with his friends, bought cars, and made a roa…

    Angie Obeid / Belgium, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • You Have The Night

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    After losing her job as a hostess aboard a ship, Sanja finds herself stranded, with nowhere to…

    Ivan Salatic / Montenegro, Serbia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Zaineb Hates the Snow

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    2009. Tunisian Nine-year-old Zaineb lost her father. Her mother will rebuild her life with a ma…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Zanj Revolution

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    While covering community clashes in southern Algeria, Ibn Battuta, a journalist, finds himself…

    Tariq Teguia / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Zanka Contact

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Casablanca. Larsen, a self-destructive has-been rocker, meets Rajae, a singer with a golden voi…

    Ismaël El Iraki / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Zyara

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    'Zyara' presents an innovative and deeply personal approach to storytelling. It offers an insig…

    Muriel Aboulrouss / Lebanon, Qatar / Web Series