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Film Funding

  • Amerli

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Mosul, 2014. Ten-year-old Zaineb and her 14-year-old brother, Yousif escape after ISIS militia…

    Yahya Al Allaq / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • City of the Sun

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    The lives, dreams and destinies of several extraordinary characters unfold amid the grand ruins…

    Rati Oneli / Georgia, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    This chronicle of an uprising and of exile begins in the early months of the Syrian revolution,…

    Rami Farah / Syria, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dark Skull

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    After his father dies, Elder is forced to live with his grandmother – far away from the city –…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Diamond Island

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Diamond Island is a symbol of Cambodia’s future, a sprawling, ultra-modern paradise for the ric…

    Davy Chou / Cambodia, France, Germany, Thailand, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dogs

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Young Roman gets a whole lot more than he bargained for when he inherits a large tract of land…

    Bogdan Florian Mirica / Romania, France, Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • The Forgotten

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A journey in the life of Kozo Okamoto, a Japanese freedom fighter and member of the Japanese Re…

    Ghada Terawi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Green Eyes

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A blue-eyed coma patient swims from the end of a pier to the deepest point of the ocean of hims…

    Abdullah Al-Mulla / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • HEAdbANG Lullaby

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Casablanca, June 11, 1986 – the day of the World Cup. After yet another blunder, embittered cop…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature 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

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Dreamt of Empire

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Cairo, 1980. Musa, a brilliant Egyptian professor, cannot move past the grief of losing his onl…

    Kasem Kharsa / Egypt, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, had never left Syria until the war made her reconsider her e…

    Angie Obeid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Insomnia of a Serial Dreamer

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Facing his insomniac nature, the author of this film meets with several people, asking each one…

    Mohamad Soueid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Listen to the Silence

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Nine years old and almost always smiling, Luka lives in a boarding school for deaf children, wh…

    Mariam Chachia / Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On Trials

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    The enacted. The robe. The absurd. Failed precedents. ‘On Trials’ is a film about realms of law…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay