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  • Aleph

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Inspired by a short story from Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges, Aleph is a creative docume…

    Iva Radivojević / United States of America, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Amparo

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    After a long night’s shift, Amparo, a single mother of two, returns home to find her children a…

    Simon Mesa Soto / Colombia, Sweden, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Big Boys Don't Cry

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Yehia, a 35-year-old bodyguard, embodies a hyper-masculine image of power and violence. After h…

    Muhammad Mustapha / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Body and Soul

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Fahd, a 23-year-old Qatari man, sees no meaning for his life. He is always pessimistic and has…

    Ali Al-Sulaiti / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Closet Sessions

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    ‘The Closet Sessions’ concept existed ever since hip-hop artist and director Ahmad “Satti” Ibra…

    Ahmad Ibrahim / Jordan, Qatar / Web Series

  • The Curious Mr. Daoud

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    The writer Kamel Daoud is one of a kind. His words unleash passions, acerbic polemics and conde…

    Sidahmed Semiane / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Day Vladimir Died

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Vladimir, an old Beirut resident, checks the obituaries page and attends funerals daily. Follow…

    Fadi Syriani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Exam

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Rojin is about to attend her university entrance exam. If she fails, her father will force her…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Freda

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Freda lives with her mother, sister and little brother in a popular neighbourhood of Haiti. The…

    Gessica Fabiola GENEUS / Haiti, Benin, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gaza Mon Amour

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as…

    Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser / Palestine, France, Germany, Portugal, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghosts

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    İffet, a single mother in her 40s, lives in Sucular, a ghetto fighting against urban regenerati…

    AZRA DENİZ OKYAY / Turkey, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Gravedigger

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Middle-aged Guled, a kindhearted gravedigger living with his family in the outskirts of Djibout…

    Khadar Ahmed / Finland, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Greatest Waitest

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Zei loses her body in cyberspace and finds herself trapped in a city that bears an uncanny rese…

    Razan AlSalah / France, Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Hounds

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In the working-class suburbs of Casablanca, father and son Hassan and Issam, struggle to surviv…

    Kamal Lazraq / France, Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In The House Of My Father

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Twenty-eight years ago, when Rachida was just 16, her father forced her to marry a Moroccan man…

    Rachida El Garani / Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Jean Genet, Our Father Of Flowers

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    An anonymous grave in the middle of a cemetery with a view of the sea. We are in Larache, south…

    Dalila Ennadre / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Key

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Moshe and Elza are awoken by the cries of their 6-year old girl, Edina, who frequently hears so…

    Rakan Mayasi / Palestine, Germany, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • LABAN: The False Prophets of Johann Sebastian Bach

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    The French take Lebanon over from the Ottoman Empire and decide to flood a village in order to…

    Daniel Joseph / Lebanon, France, Georgia, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land Of Women

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In an impoverished and patriarchal Egyptian village by the Nile, seven teenage girls rebel by f…

    Nada Riyadh / Egypt, France, Denmark / Feature Documentary

  • The Last Displaced

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Fadi is a volunteer accompanied by Iraqi Forces. He lost communication with his family once ISI…

    Muhannad Al Sudany / Iraq, Qatar / Short Narrative