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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

  • 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

  • Asphalt

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    'Asphalt' delves into the lives of two truck drivers on the road, crossing borders, towns and c…

    Ali Hammoud / Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dancing Beirut

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    A group of dancers wander through Beirut, looking for spaces where they can generate visual, so…

    Alia Hamdan, Fares Chalabi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Syria 2011. Between water outages and power cuts, all Sana dreams of is a hot shower. She doesn…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, France, Qatar, Lebanon / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Grace

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    A young Syrian man is faced with a dilemma: he has only a few days to leave Beirut to go abroad…

    Saleh Nass / Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    A village on the outskirts of the Iraqi desert, 1985. The Iran-Iraq war is raging all around, a…

    Katia Jarjoura / Canada, France, Jordan, Qatar, Lebanon / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development 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

  • Don't Tell a Soul

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Faris, a Lebanese Muslim living in the UK, awakens to discover the corpse of his wife’s ex-boyf…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dona Césaria

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Césaria Evora is an internationally renowned singer whose voice rings with the culture, ambienc…

    Dima Al-Joundi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Even Donkeys Have Remorse

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Inside a crumbling old house, Omar spends his days terrified of the outside, while Reem is pass…

    Shirin Abu Shaqra / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Fevers

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Benjamin is a child in war against the world. He has known violence and social care homes. One…

    Hicham Ayouch / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The First Supper

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    ‘The First Supper’ is a creative documentary that takes place behind closed doors in an isolate…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

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

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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