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Film Funding

  • Daughters of Abdul-Rahman

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    After a lifetime of suppressing traditions in a tough neighbourhood in Amman, Zainab – 45, veil…

    Zaid Abu Hamdan / Jordan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In post-revolution Libya, a group of women are brought together by one dream: to play football…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Grandma

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a teenager, lives with Marta – her grandmother – and her younger sister in Byblos. The f…

    Merva Faddoul / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short 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

  • The Virgin, the Copts and Me

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Ma…

    Namir Abdel Messeeh / France, Qatar, Egypt / Feature Documentary

  • What's Your Story? Part I

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Jamal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, meets five young Israelis with differing ideological pe…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Do We Go Now?

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    As sectarian conflict looms over a village in the Lebanese countryside, women of different reli…

    Nadine Labaki / Lebanon, France, Italy, Egypt / Feature Narrative