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Film Funding

  • Ghost Hunting

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    As a result of being jailed in the Shin Bet’s Al-Moskobiya investigation centre at the age of 1…

    Raed Andoni / Palestine, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Hawi

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Shot in Alexandria using non-professional actors and a volunteer crew, Ibrahim El Batout's thir…

    Ibrahim El Batout / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Heights

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abdul’Rohim and his friends are young Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar to find refuge i…

    Faiza Yakoubi / Algeria, Romania, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Hitch 60 (working title)

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Two mod girls from South-East London embark on a journey across continents, travelling away fro…

    Sara Al Obaidly / Qatar, United Kingdom, Turkey / Feature Narrative

  • Home There..Cinema Here

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    An abandoned movie theatre. Sound and image buried in dust. A waft of light spills over broken…

    Nidal Al Dibs / Egypt, Qatar, Syria / Feature Documentary

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Housekeeping

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Farida, a strong-willed Egyptian woman in her 50s, is a cleaning lady who works and lives in an…

    Mazen Khaled / Lebanon, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In the Claws of a Century Wanting

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Anne gives birth to her third child. Akira learns reading and writing while foraging for scrap…

    Jewel Maranan / Philippines, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Interpret

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    After living a relatively normal life as a student studying in Berlin, Hassan reluctantly accep…

    Ali Kareem Obaid / Iraq, Italy, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    In Algeria in the mid-1980s, during a period of intense political and social unrest, the Bollyw…

    Amine Hattou / Algeria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Ladder to Damascus

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional courtyard house, whe…

    Mohamad Malas / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    The Denetclaws are a Native American family who live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Ne…

    Babak Jalali / United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last of Us

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he i…

    Ala Eddine Slim / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lust

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Umm Shooq has run away from her wealthy family to marry the man she loves and has settled into…

    Khaled El Hagar / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Man Who Stole Banksy

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In 2007, Banksy went to Palestine to paint on walls. Someone takes offence at a piece depicting…

    Marco Proserpio / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man of Honor

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in Lebanon and Jordan, ‘A Man of Honor’ is a story of passion, betrayal and the many facets…

    Jean-Claude Codsi / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative