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Film Funding

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisian railroaders call it “the normal way” because it is the only railroad in the country bu…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Tunisian railroaders call it “the normal way” because it is the only railroad in the country bu…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Republic of Silence

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    She grew up in the lands of dictators and surveillance, where images are censored, photos are b…

    Diana El Jeiroudi / Syria, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • The Rise of the Gulf / Beyond Black Gold

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Two films to tell the incredible tale of the metamorphosis of the Gulf’s emirates over the cour…

    Frédéric Compain / France, Qatar, Kuwait / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Roshmia

    Spring Grant 2014 -

    Since 1956, when he became a refugee from downtown Haifa’s Wadi Alsaleeb neighbourhood, 80-year…

    Salim Abu Jabal / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Roundabout in My Head

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    While it may seem strange to think of an abattoir as a place of peace and beauty, ‘Roundabout…

    Hassen FERHANI / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Rumors

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Souad and her neighbours’ hearts go out to the people who live around the block, victims of the…

    Azza El-Hassan / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative