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Film Funding

  • 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

  • Behind the Wall

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Behind the Wall’ is the story of Nadia, an over-protected five-year-old girl who lives in a Ca…

    Karima Zoubir / Morocco, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Black Frost

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The plantations in Entre Ríos are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, wher…

    Maximiliano Schonfeld / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blue Bicycle

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Twelve-year-old Ali lives with his mother and sister. When not at school, he works at a tyre re…

    Ümit Köreken / Turkey, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Colonel's Stray Dogs

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Libya is on fire. Militias born of the revolution battle for power as two conflicted government…

    Khalid Shamis / Libya, South Africa, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Dark Wind

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Reko and Pero, a young Yazidi couple, prepare for family life in their village Boza. Suddenly,…

    Hussein Hassan / Iraq, Germany, 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

  • The Great Family

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘The Great Family’ follows the story of Marlene, a 43-year-old woman who was adopted from Leban…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Haifa Street

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    Haifa Street, one of the most dangerous locations during the civil war in Baghdad, in 2006. Tar…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Ibrahim Alabed, my father, was a secret member of the Revolutionary Council, a Palestinian mili…

    Lina Alabed / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Idea of a Lake

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Inés, a 35 year-old photographer, is expecting a child and is in an emotionally vulnerable stat…

    Milagros Mumenthaler / Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Kashta

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Out in the beautiful quiet of the desert, a man teaches his young sons how to track and hunt. F…

    A.J. Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Language

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    An elderly blind man walks through the streets of Baghdad, making his way with his white cane,…

    Mortada Gzar / Iraq, Qatar / Short 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

  • Mimosas

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    An elderly sheikh, nearing death, seeks to travel to his birthplace in the Atlas Mountains so h…

    Oliver Laxe Coro / Spain, Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Miss Camel

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Melwah, a teenage camel, lives under the strict supervision of her father, and hangs out with h…

    Haifaa Al Mansour / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Of Sheep and Men

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Bab el Oued, Algiers, 2016. Men and sheep. Sixteen-year-old Habib dreams of becoming a veterina…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Pagan Magic

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    In contemporary Morocco, Hayat brings Soussen, her 12-year-old daughter, from their poor villag…

    Fyzal Boulifa / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative