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Film Funding

  • 2 Rooms and a Parlor

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Khalil Suleiman has always preferred to stay away from other people, but after his wife’s death…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, 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

  • 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

  • Executioners Never Tell Their Stories

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    ‘Executioners Never Tell Their Stories’ is an archival footage project that uncovers the artist…

    Ali Essafi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Eyes of a Thief

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Inspired by real events, ‘Eyes of a Thief’ is a rare glimpse into Palestinian society from the…

    Najwa Najjar / Palestine, Algeria, France, Iceland, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / France, Qatar, Algeria / Feature Documentary

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghetto Child

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a juvenile detention centre, Madi and his younger brother Bright try to fight the daily inju…

    Guillaume Tordjman / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Honey Cigar

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    France, 1993. Selma, a sharp, 18-year-old Algerian girl, lives in a mostly Catholic suburb of P…

    Kamir Aïnouz / France, Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • James Dean and Me

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In 1967, in the shadow of the looming Arab-Israeli War, a Palestinian teenager watches James De…

    Sameh Zoabi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Nawara

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Nawara, a woman in her 20s, works as a housemaid in the home of Ossama Bey and his family, who…

    Hala Khalil / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Out on the Streets

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nine men gather for a workshop on a rooftop. There they perform confrontations of everyday life…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Tunisian railroaders call it “the normal way” because it is the only railroad in the country bu…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Rise of the Gulf / Beyond Black Gold

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Two films to tell the incredible tale of the metamorphosis of the Gulf’s emirates over the cour…

    Frédéric Compain / France, Qatar, Kuwait / Feature Documentary

  • Son of a Dog

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Set against the backdrop of a never-ending war, ‘Son of a Dog’ is the coming-of-age story of 17…

    Alain Sauma / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Survival Visa

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When disaster strikes, the NASA (National Agency Survival & Arabic) publishes a call for applic…

    Nadia Rais / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Theeb

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Arabia, 1916. Theeb [Wolf] lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Em…

    Naji Abu Nowar / Jordan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom / Feature Narrative

  • Timbuktu

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Timbuktu, a historic and multicultural city in the West African nation of Mali, is taken over b…

    Abderrahmane Sissako / France, Mauritania, Qatar / Feature Narrative