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Film Funding

  • Birds of September

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Hiding behind the glass of his moving bubble, the narrator explores the streets of Beirut while…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • 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

  • From a Palm Tree to the Stars

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘From a Palm Tree to the Stars’ portrays an encounter between Western and Arab cultures via the…

    Leila Albayaty / Iraq, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ouroboros

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Diego Marcon is a man with a broken heart who journeys into the heart of the human condition on…

    Basma Alsharif / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Roundabout in My Head

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    While it may seem strange to think of an abattoir as a place of peace and beauty, ‘Roundabout…

    Hassen FERHANI / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • What's Your Story? Part I

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-production Stage

    Jamal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, meets five young Israelis with differing ideological pe…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • You Come from Far Away

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    The role of Arabs in the Spanish Civil War has only been associated with the Moroccan troops wh…

    Amal Ramsis / Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay