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Film Funding

  • 7 KM - Seven Kilometers

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    1992, somewhere in Algeria. Omar and Othman, two boys from the same poor village, walk the seve…

    Oussama Benhassine / Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Alam, The Flag

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Palestinian student Tamer doesn’t meddle in politics; at the same time, the memory of his uncle…

    Firas Khoury / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Algiers by Night

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The sun sets over the Bay of Algiers. The city walls start to lose their shiny white, making ro…

    Yanis Koussim / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ava

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Ava’s first visit to the gynaecologist with her mother is a traumatic experience for the 16-yea…

    Sadaf Foroughi / Iran, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aya

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Seven-year-old Aya lives in an inner-city neighbourhood of Marseille. Intelligent and obsessed…

    Moufida Fedhila / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Birdshot

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While ventu…

    Mikhail Red / Philippines, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Coming Attraction

    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

  • 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

  • A Deep Long Breath

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egyp…

    Tahani Rached / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Desert, 1000 Days

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘Al Sahra’ is a feature documentary that follows art students Saeed and Milad, who decide to le…

    Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Al Haddad / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Disappearance

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • 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