The Film Prize for the documentary film project went to the Lebanese-German documentary “Miguel
by director Eliane Raheb and co-producers Lissi Muschol and Margot Haiböck. The Film Prize for the short fiction project went to “Tshweesh”
(Lebanon-Germany) by director Feyrouz Serhal
and producer Stefan Gieren, whereas the Film Prize for the animation film project went
to “Four Acts for Syria” (Syria-Germany) by directors Waref Abu Quba and Kevrok Mourad, and producer Eva Illmer.
ofZDF/Arte, Producer Roman Paul, Founder of Razor Film Production Berlin; Hania Mroué,
Director of Metropolis Art Cinema Beirut; DirectorMarianne Khoury, Co-manager of Misr International Films Cairo and Florian Weghorn, Programme Manager of Berlinale Talents.
Nominees have been previously prepared for this pitch during an intense training with experts at the Nominee Forum, which was held last November and
co-production between young German filmmakers and their partners from the Arab World, encouraging intercultural exchange. Applying for the competition
starts annually in May and closes by the end of July. The three winning films will benefit from the value of the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung in funding the film project.