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Principal Partners



Film Funding

  • Black Country

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The tanbour is an object of cultural unity; unrestricted by religion or nationalism, this music…

    Mahmoud Omar / Egypt, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • 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

  • Crayons of Askalan

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    A creative documentary based on the powerful story of the Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adawi. IN…

    Laila Hotait Salas / Lebanon, Spain, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dark Skull

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    After his father dies, Elder is forced to live with his grandmother – far away from the city –…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Egyptian Jeanne d'Arc

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    ‘Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc’ is a creative documentary that explores issues of female emancipation i…

    Iman Kamel / Kuwait, Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Experimental Summer

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Both Mahmoud and Zeinab join in the search for the original version of an Egyptian film that wa…

    Mahmoud Lotfy / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The First Supper

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    ‘The First Supper’ is a creative documentary that takes place behind closed doors in an isolate…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

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

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • From a City with No Images

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Many images... First: A woman looks at a book of pictures. She cries. 'Have you seen what they…

    Sabine El Chamaa / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Ghetto Child

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a juvenile detention centre, Madi and his younger brother Bright try to fight the daily inju…

    Guillaume Tordjman / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Houston, We Have a Problem!

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1948, a space programme was established in Yugoslavia, based on the diaries and technical pl…

    Ziga Virc / Slovenia, Germany, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • 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

  • Out on the Streets

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nine men gather for a workshop on a rooftop. There they perform confrontations of everyday life…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • To the One Who Didn't Give Me Life

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘To the One Who Didn’t Give Me Life’ tells the story of Wassim, a nine‐year‐old boy born and ra…

    Wassim Geagea / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative