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Film Funding

  • 1982

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    With the academic year about to end at a school tucked safely in the mountains of Lebanon, 11-y…

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bombay Rose

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Bollywood is a cult in India. What is it that makes millions of people believe in it so strongl…

    Gitanjali Rao / India, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Even Donkeys Have Remorse

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Inside a crumbling old house, Omar spends his days terrified of the outside, while Reem is pass…

    Shirin Abu Shaqra / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / France, Qatar, Algeria / Feature Documentary

  • In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    ‘In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain’ resides in the cross-section of sci-fi, arc…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Inside Me

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A young Egyptian girl living with a conservative group that follows communal acts and practices…

    Halla Tarek / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Key

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Fathi Moftah, a child refugee, is obsessed with collecting keys. One day, while he is working a…

    Ghassan Jaradat / Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Language

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    An elderly blind man walks through the streets of Baghdad, making his way with his white cane,…

    Mortada Gzar / Iraq, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Memory Hotel

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Germany, 1945. World War II is nearing its climactic end. Five-year-old Sophie and her parents…

    Heinrich Sabl / Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Miss Camel

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Melwah, a teenage camel, lives under the strict supervision of her father, and hangs out with h…

    Haifaa Al Mansour / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Most Pretty Dudes

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘The Most Pretty Dudes’ is based on an audio recording of negotiations between two groups, one…

    Mohammad Dibo / Syria, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Multicoloured Bahtan

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Emotionless Bahtan meets hyperactive Felfella and together they discover the secrets behind Bah…

    Nermeen Salem / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My Friend Gadhgadhi

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    A few days after the assassination of left-wing Tunisian militant Chokri Belaïd in early 2013,…

    Rafik Omrani / Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Night

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    While searching for sleepless souls, a storyteller finds a woman standing in front of her door,…

    Ahmad Saleh / Palestine, Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Queen of the Hoggar (working title)

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Kella, a young princess, and her elder sister are forced to leave their home because of war. Th…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Search for the Star Pearl

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Ali ibn Hamad, a brave, 17-year-old Qatari boy, sails the unknown seas with his friends, the fu…

    Hafiz Ali Ali / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Survival Visa

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When disaster strikes, the NASA (National Agency Survival & Arabic) publishes a call for applic…

    Nadia Rais / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Waves

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Before he came to power, a fortune teller told Hosni Mubarak that he would reach a powerful pos…

    Ahmed Nour / Egypt, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Waves '98

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    The complex relationship of contemporary Beirutis to their troubled home city is beautifully im…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative