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Film Funding

  • 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

  • Challat of Tunis

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Tunis, 2003. A man on a mo-ped, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets. He’s on a mission: to…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Syria 2011. Between water outages and power cuts, all Sana dreams of is a hot shower. She doesn…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, France, Qatar, Lebanon / 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

  • 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

  • Gaddafi's Girls

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Known as the Amazons or Revolutionary Nuns, they were personally selected by Colonel Gaddafi fo…

    Sylvia Stevens / Libya, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • That Which Is Coming

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘That Which Is Coming’ is an experimental video installation shot with a Phantom camera. It exp…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar / Short 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