Rattle The Cage director Majid Al Ansari [pictured] will be an executive producer on the projects.
Screen is teaming with December’s Dubai International Film Festival to spotlight emerging talent from the region.
The film-makers will each receive an expert mentor to help develop their feature projects.
Dir. Abba T. Makama. Nigeria, 2016, 102 minutes
Dir/scr: Avi Nesher. Israel, 2016, 112 mins
Dir/scr. Maysaloun Hamoud. Israel/France, 2016, 96 mins.
Dir: Mira Nair. Uganda/South Africa. 2016. 124mins