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Principal Partners



Film Funding

  • Waves '98

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    The complex relationship of contemporary Beirutis to their troubled home city is beautifully im…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • We Have Never Been Kids

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 2003, Mahmood Soliman has tracked the subjects of his​ ​2003 documentary ‘Living Among Us…

    Mahmood Soliman / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Weight Throwers

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Spanning over two years, during the run-up to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, ‘Weight…

    Hind Bensari / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Weldi

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Riadh and Nazli are in their sixties and have an only son, who is preparing to finish his bacca…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • What Comes Around

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In Rod El Farag, one of the poorest residential areas in Cairo, obtaining meat, fruit and daily…

    Reem Saleh / Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • When Two Worlds Collide

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    ‘When Two Worlds Collide’ traces the epic journey of Alberto Pizango, an indigenous leader faci…

    Heidi Brandenburg, Mathew Orzel / Peru, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Do We Go Now?

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    As sectarian conflict looms over a village in the Lebanese countryside, women of different reli…

    Nadine Labaki / Lebanon, France, Italy, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • Whispering Sands

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    A Canadian woman of Arab descent undertakes a trip and hires a guide to help her find a specifi…

    Nacer Khemir / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • White Sun

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village a…

    Deepak Rauniyar / Nepal, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Window

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Baghdad under the American occupation. Iraq is in a power vacuum; anarchy is rife; curfews are…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wooden Rifle

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    During the Syrian revolution, 21-year-old Noor tries to escape with his mother to Europe to liv…

    Alfouz Tanjour / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wooden Rifle

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    During the Syrian revolution, 21-year-old Noor tries to escape with his mother to Europe to liv…

    Alfouz Tanjour / Syria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Wounded Angel

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Four loosely connected stories set in a small town in Kazakhstan at the beginning of the 90s, a…

    Emir Baigazin / Kazakhstan, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • X Kids

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    X kids are children born in Algeria out of wedlock, or as a result of terrorist marriages, ince…

    Safinez Bousbia / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • You Will Die at Twenty

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    In a Sudanese village, a mother gives birth to Muzamel, a boy cursed by a Dervish prophecy that…

    Amjad Abu Alala / Sudan, Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Zaineb Hates the Snow

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    2009. Tunisian Nine-year-old Zaineb lost her father. Her mother will rebuild her life with a ma…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Zanj Revolution

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    While covering community clashes in southern Algeria, Ibn Battuta, a journalist, finds himself…

    Tariq Teguia / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative