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  • Hitch 60 (working title)

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Two mod girls from South-East London embark on a journey across continents, travelling away fro…

    Sara Al Obaidly / Qatar, United Kingdom, Turkey / Feature Documentary

  • Holy Cow

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Tapdig has what seems like a perfectly straightforward wish – to obtain a cow from Europe – for…

    Imamaddin Hasanov / Azerbaijan, Germany, Romania, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Home Sweet Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The filmmaker’s father spent 40 years as the director of a secular school he founded in Beirut’…

    Nadine Naous / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Home There..Cinema Here

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    An abandoned movie theatre. Sound and image buried in dust. A waft of light spills over broken…

    Nidal Al Dibs / Egypt, Qatar, Syria / Feature Documentary

  • Horseed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Basketball, one of the oldest and most popular games among Somali women, is now an endangered s…

    Hana Mire / Somalia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Sweden, Congo, Republic of, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • House in the Fields

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    High in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, life in an isolated rural Amazigh community has changed…

    Tala Hadid / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, had never left Syria until the war made her reconsider her e…

    Angie Obeid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ibrahim, a Fate to Define

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    Ibrahim Alabed, my father, was a secret member of the Revolutionary Council, a Palestinian mili…

    Lina Alabed / Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In the Claws of a Century Wanting

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Anne gives birth to her third child. Akira learns reading and writing while foraging for scrap…

    Jewel Maranan / Philippines, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In this Land Lay Graves of Mine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    In 2009, I sold my land in my village in South Lebanon to a Muslim, stirring a sectarian discou…

    Reine Mitri / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Invented Biography

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Arturo Belano, alter ego of the writer Roberto Bolaño, shared with his creator a significant pa…

    Nicolás Lasnibat / France, Chile, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • It Comes By Night

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    When men turn up dead, the old folks whisper of the "aswang"—a shapeshifting beast from folklor…

    Alyx Ayn Arumpac / Philippines, France, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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 Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Listen to the Silence

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Nine years old and almost always smiling, Luka lives in a boarding school for deaf children, wh…

    Mariam Chachia / Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Liyana

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Liyana is a young, fictional girl created by several young orphans in Swaziland, where the scou…

    Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp / Swaziland, Qatar, United States of America / Feature Documentary

  • Looking for the Man with the Camera

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    "Looking for the Man with the Camera" is a journey that takes the narrator from Geneva to the…

    Boutheyna Bouslama / France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Loving Wallada

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Wallada, the only child of one of the last Umayyad caliphs, al-Mustakfi murdered in 1025, asser…

    Nacer Khemir / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Machtat

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Mahdia, Tunisia. In the neighbourhood of Bir Beranek, everybody knows each other. Fatma, her tw…

    Sonia Ben Slama / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary