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  • Beneath The Dunes

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Khalifa and Nasser are two cousins who have one bonding ritual: they camp out every weekend at…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Birdshot

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While ventu…

    Mikhail Red / Philippines, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Frost

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The plantations in Entre Ríos are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, wher…

    Maximiliano Schonfeld / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Blessed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th w…

    Sofia Djama / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blessed Benefit

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ahmad, a construction worker, gets tangled up in an unfortunate business deal that lands him in…

    Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan, Netherlands, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blue Bicycle

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Twelve-year-old Ali lives with his mother and sister. When not at school, he works at a tyre re…

    Ümit Köreken / Turkey, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bombay Rose

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    ‘Bombay Rose’ is a musical romance set on the streets of Bombay, telling the story of Kamala an…

    Gitanjali Rao / India, France, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cocote

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Alberto, a gardener who works in the city, travels to his hometown to attend the funeral of his…

    Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias / Dominican Republic, Argentina, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Costa Brava Lebanon

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Lebanon, 2028. The country is drowning in garbage, yet the Badri family leads an idyllic, isola…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Sweden, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dark Skull

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    After his father dies, Elder is forced to live with his grandmother – far away from the city –…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Dark Wind

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Reko and Pero, a young Yazidi couple, prepare for family life in their village Boza. Suddenly,…

    Hussein Hassan / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daughters of Abdul-Rahman

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Single and middle-aged, Zainab lives a dreary existence as a local seamstress and her father’s…

    Zaid Abu Hamdan / Jordan, Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative