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Film Funding

  • Beirut of the Balkans

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Sarajevo has gone through historical stages that parallel those of Beirut: the old town, the he…

    Nicolas Khoury / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Hedi

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Hedi is a simple young man. He is not very talkative or reactive and does not expect much from…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Belgium, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • History of Fear

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Pola spends his days trimming grass and taking care of a football court in a gated community in…

    Benjamin Naishtat / Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Holy Cow

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Tapdig has what seems like a perfectly straightforward wish – to obtain a cow from Europe – for…

    Imamaddin Hasanov / Azerbaijan, Germany, Romania, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • House Without Roof

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    ‘House Without Roof’ tells the journey of Alan, Jan and Liya, three siblings born in the Kurdis…

    Soleen Yusef / Iraq, 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

  • Lamb

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    As ‘Lamb’ opens, nine-year-old Ephraïm (an affecting As ‘Lamb’ opens, nine-year-old Ephraïm (an…

    Yared Zeleke / France, Ethiopia, Germany, Norway, 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

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mountain

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old David’s gr…

    João Salaviza / Portugal, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-production Stage

    What is left today from the Palestinian revolution are some images and sounds, pieces of film s…

    Mohanad Yaqubi / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Servants

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nabil is the guard of an old villa located by the mouth of a river. Sayed Walid, an influential…

    Marwan Khneisser / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Siren of Faso Fani

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Through the eyes of former workers at the once-famous cotton factory in Burkina Faso, ‘The Sire…

    Michel K. Zongo / Burkina Faso, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Taste of Apples Is Red

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In the wake of fierce battles of the Syrian Civil War, old Mustafa crosses the border, and retu…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, United States of America, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Terra Firma

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    In a small commercial harbour in the south of France, two Moroccan sailors are watching over fe…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary