Culture partner

Principal Partners



Film Funding

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Mariam is a young Tunisian student, beautiful like a flower. One night, all she wants to do is…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Switzerland, Germany, 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

  • Dream Away

    Spring Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    Representing freedom and easy cash, Sharm El Sheikh has long been a dream destination for Egypt…

    Marouan Omara , Johanna Domke / 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

  • 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

  • T​he Maiden’s Pond

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘The Maiden’s Pond’ tells the story of two women trying to maintain and negotiate their lives w…

    Bassem Breche / Lebanon, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Playtime

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Matthew lives with his mother, an army secretary, in Ahmadi, Kuwait. One night, she leaves him…

    Hamad Al-Tourah / Kuwait, Qatar / Short 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

  • You Will Die at Twenty

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    In a Sudanese village, a mother gives birth to Muzamel, a boy cursed by a Dervish prophecy that…

    Amjad Abu Alala / Sudan, Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Zanka Contact

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Casablanca. Larsen, a self-destructive has-been rocker, meets Rajae, a singer with a golden voi…

    Ismaël El Iraki / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative