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  • Severed Head

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shadow of a Man

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Ahmad, 26, is the best mechanic in the mountains of Lebanon. The only car he hasn’t had time an…

    Niam Itani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shelter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad struggles to survive in the ghettos of Beirut. He cannot remember his past or where he ca…

    Kasem Kharsa / Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • The Silence of the Wind

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Rafito deals in smuggling undocumented people from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, a ter…

    Álvaro Aponte-Centeno / Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sirena

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Lake Titicaca, 1984. Renowned La Paz engineer Morgan Cabrera drowns in a boating accident. An u…

    Carlos Piñeiro / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sivas

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in a bleak Anatolian village, ‘Sivas’ tells the story of 11-year-old Aslan and Sivas, a wea…

    Kaan Müjdeci / Turkey, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sofia

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Sofia lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself…

    Meryem Benm’Barek / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Son of a Dog

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Set against the backdrop of a never-ending war, ‘Son of a Dog’ is the coming-of-age story of 17…

    Alain Sauma / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • South Terminal

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In a Mediterranean country descending into insecurity and armed conflict, a doctor strives to d…

    Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Stable Unstable

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    It is December 31 in Beirut. Seven people are visiting their psychologists, clinging to the hop…

    Mahmoud Hojeij / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Standstill

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Arihote is a Kanienkehaka photographer whose life is at a standstill. When he witnesses the mur…

    Majdi El-Omari / Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Stateless

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Henia will give anything to mend her broken past and find her mother, from whom she has been se…

    Narjiss Nejjar / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Streams

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband Tahar, a former local fo…

    Mehdi Hmili / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Tangier Stories

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    In contemporary Morocco, Hayat brings Soussen, her 12-year-old daughter, from their poor villag…

    Fyzal Boulifa / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Taste of Apples Is Red

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In the wake of fierce battles of the Syrian Civil War, old Mustafa crosses the border, and retu…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, United States of America, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Alleys

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a claustrophobic East Amman neighbourhood, where life is dictated by gossip and violence, Al…

    Bassel Ghandour / Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Names Of The Flowers

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    As Bolivia stages the 50th anniversary of the death of “great Che Guevara”, Julia an old countr…

    Bahman Tavoosi / Canada, United States of America, Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Woodman

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    A surreal feature film with a thriller theme, and a life-sized wooden dummy as the protagonist,…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Theeb

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Arabia, 1916. Theeb [Wolf] lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Em…

    Naji Abu Nowar / Jordan, United Kingdom, Qatar, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative