Projects in Development

Avenue of the Wounded Palm Trees, The by Abdellatif Ben Ammar / Tunisia - Algeria / Dumar Film - Procom Int.
Representatives: Abdellatif Ben Ammar, Nadia Cherabi

Barbershop Trinity by Chadi Zeineddine / Lebanon / Immortal Entertainment
Representatives: Chadi Zeineddine, Laith Al Majali

Death For Sale by Faouzi Bensaidi / Morocco - France - Belgium / Agora - Liaison Cinématographique - Entre Chien et Loup
Representatives: Faouzi Bensaidi, Sébastien Delloy

Fifth String, The by Selma Bargach / Morocco / Bentaqerla Representatives: Selma Bargach, Hassan Benjelloun

Hejaz Kar by Oday Rasheed / Iraq / Enlil Film & Arts Representatives: Oday Rasheed, Amar Rasheed Othman

Heroes, Lords of Peace by Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige / Lebanon - France / Abbout Productions
Representatives: Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Georges Schoucair, Edouard Mauriat

Man Inside, The (doc.) by Karim Goury / Lebanon - France / Méroé Films
Representatives: Karim Goury, Marie Gutmann

Oblivion by Atef Hetata / Egypt - France / Misr International Films Representatives: Atef Hetata, Gabriel Khoury

Ouardia Once Had Sons by Djamila Sahraoui / Algeria - Morocco / Les Films de l’Olivier Representatives: Djamila Sahraoui, Mourad Zidi

Passerby by Kamal Aljafari / Palestine - Germany / mediaConsult Representatives: Kamal Aljafari, Levon Melikian

September 20 by Ibrahim El Batout / Egypt - UK / Zero Production Representatives: Ibrahim El Batout, Maggie Morgan

Shade Of The Walls, The (doc.) by Maher Abi Samra / Lebanon - France / Ramadfilm - Les Films d’Ici Representatives: Maher Abi Samra, Serge Lalou, Hala Abdallah

Shoe Keeper, The by Fabrice Benchaouche / Algeria - France / Axel Cinema Representatives: Fabrice Benchaouche, Svetlana Novak

Splits by Bassem Bre’che / UK - Lebanon / Tarmak Films Representatives: Bassem Bre’che, Eric Trometer

This Is My Picture When I Was Dead (doc.) by Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan - Netherlands / Jo Image - iSee Film
Representatives: Mahmoud Al Massad, Sabine Groenewegen

Valley Of Tears, The by Maryanne Zehil / Canada - Lebanon / Mia Productions
Representatives: Maryanne Zehil, Martine Hébert

Wajda by Haifaa Al Mansour / Saudi Arabia / Rotana AudioVisual
Representatives: Haifaa Al Mansour, Ayman Halawani

When I Saw You by Annemarie Jacir / Palestine - Jordan / Philistine Films
Representatives: Annemarie Jacir, Ossama Bawardi

Work in Progress Projects

Amreeka by Cherien Dabis / USA – Canada - Kuwait / First Generation Films Representatives: Cherien Dabis, Christina Piovesan

Everyday is a Holiday by Dima El-Horr / Lebanon - France / Orjouane Productions - Cine Sud Promotion Representatives: Thierry Lenouvel, Dima El-Horr

Tangled up in Blue by Haider Rashid / Iraq – UK - Saudi Arabia - Italy / Bluesun Films Representatives: Haider Rashid, Andrea Farrena

2008 Winners

DIFF Award of USD 25 000

Barbershop Trinity

Ouardia Once Had Sons

This is my Picture When I Was Dead

Cannes Producers Network

Laith Al Majali
Mourad Zidi 
Sabine Groenewegen

International Relations ARTE Award of 6000 Euros

Death for Sale

Bahrain Film Production Company Development Award of USD 10 000

When I Saw You

Desert Door DIFF Work in Progress Award of USD 25 000

Every Day is a Holiday

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