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  • Plum Season

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Nouha, a 16-year-old teenager, lives in a close relationship with her mother. Her father reappe…

    Rim Mejdi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Poisonous Roses

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Twenty-eight-year-old Taheya works as a washroom cleaner, and lives with her 22-year-old brothe…

    Fawzi Saleh / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Poster

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A poster appears on the walls of the Palestinian village of Reith, accusing the local women of…

    Suha Arraf / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Professor

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1977, Khalil Khalsawi, a constitutional law teacher in Tunis, is commissioned by the governi…

    Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Queen of the Hoggar (working title)

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Kella, a young princess, and her elder sister are forced to leave their home because of war. Th…

    Mohannad Ahmed Muhammad Alamin / Libya, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Olive Tree

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The Belmakis, an upper-middle-class family in France, appear to lead a trouble-free life; all,…

    Karim Bensalah / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Valentine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Jad is a 30-year-old socialite who thinks he’s a poet. His family is pressuring him to take ove…

    Amin Matalqa / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Return

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    A man and a woman cross Syria at war. Forty-year-old Taysir, a Syrian, an exile in France, but…

    Meyar Al-Roumi / Syria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Reverence for Spiders

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    New York-based imam Omar Metwally develops an unlikely friendship with the homeless teenager wh…

    Faiza Ambah / Saudi Arabia, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rey

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1860, a 35-year-old Frenchman explores Araucania, an autonomous region of southern Chile. Th…

    Niles Atallah / Chile, France, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Road to Damascus

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Gunshots ring out. A bus from Beirut to Damascus crashes. The only witness is a young botanist…

    Meedo Taha / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Road to La Paz

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Thirty-five-year-old Sebastián’s greatest passions are his old Peugeot 505 and the prog-rock ba…

    Francisco Varone / Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Rooftops

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Algiers. An overcrowded city with endless traffic jams, chaotic crowds, rundown buildings, old…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Saffron's Land

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In the Atlas Mountains lies Safrana, an isolated village that was repeatedly attacked by the Fr…

    Yassine El Idrissi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sahaab

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Following his brother’s death, Nasser and his friend Sanad decide to participate in a falcon ra…

    Khalifa Abdullah Al Muraikhi / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sanctorum

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small town plagued by a war between the army and drug traffickers, a child has lost his mo…

    Joshua Gil / Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scales

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    The only source of the food on the island is mermaid flesh. The only way to keep the food suppl…

    Shahad Ameen / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Young Ziad is the star of the Jalazon Refugee Camp basketball team in Palestine. When his best…

    Bassam Jarbawi / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Search for the Star Pearl

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Ali ibn Hamad, a brave, 17-year-old Qatari boy, sails the unknown seas with his friends, the fu…

    Hafiz Ali Ali / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Seen and Unseen

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with h…

    Kamila Andini / Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia, Qatar / Feature Narrative