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  • The Maghrebim

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The director returns to the roots of his family’s history, starting from footage his parents fi…

    Ivan Boccara / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Man Behind the Microphone

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Hedi Jouini is the most popular musical star in Tunisian history, known as the “Frank Sinatra o…

    Claire Belhassine / Tunisia, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Man Who Stole Banksy

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In 2007, anonymous street artist and activist Banksy painted a number of politically divisive a…

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Merry Christmas, Yiwu

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Communist ideals have long lost their value in Yiwu, a city with 600 Christmas factories, in wh…

    Mladen Kovacevic / Serbia, Sweden, Germany, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Midnight Traveler

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee wi…

    Hassan Fazili / Afghanistan, United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mohammad Saved from the Waters

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    After six years of dialysis and because he refused to accept a transplant, my brother Mohammad…

    Safaa Fathy / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Mother of All Lies

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Asmae, a 28-year-old Moroccan woman filmmaker doesn’t have any pictures of herself as a child.…

    Asmae El Moudir / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mother, I Am Suffocating. This Is My Last Film About You

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The wastelands and crowded streets of an African country are traversed by a woman bearing a woo…

    Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese / Lesotho, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My English Cousin

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    2001, Fahed reaches the UK his head filled with dreams. 2018, in the thrall of a mid-life crisi…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Friend Gadhgadhi

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    A few days after the assassination of left-wing Tunisian militant Chokri Belaïd in early 2013,…

    Rafik Omrani / Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary that narrates the story of its director,…

    Mais Darwazah / Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Naz (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    One of the most successful and entertaining sporting icons of the 1990s, Naseem Hamed’s unique…

    Omar El-Khairy, Ana Naomi de Sousa / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Night and the Kid

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The dim light of night covers a stony desert in Algeria. By the light of the moon, Faouzi, IIye…

    David Yon / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Nine Month War

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Twenty-four-year-old Jani lives in a small town in Western Ukraine, part of the minority Hungar…

    László Csuja / Hungary, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Nothingwood

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    About a hundred kilometres away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most popular and prolific actor-…

    Sonia Kronlund / France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary