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Principal Partners



Film Funding

  • 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

  • Dr. Hamood Show

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Starring Mohammed Al Dosari and Qatari wrestler Ali Al Naimi, ‘Dr. Hamood Show’ is a 15-episode…

    Ali Al-Anssari / Qatar / Unknown

  • 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

  • Dégradé

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip. Today the electricity is on. Christine’s beauty salon is…

    Mohammed (Arab) Abunasser, Ahmad (Tarazan) Abunasser / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Egypt's Modern Pharaohs

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    On January 25, 1952, downtown Cairo was burnt down: angry mobs demanded the departure of Britis…

    Jihan El Tahri / Egypt, France, United States of America, Qatar / 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

  • Embers

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    A dialogue between two generations is represented by Tamara, the grandchild of an older Tamara…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eyes of a Thief

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

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

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

  • 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 Fair Light of Dawn

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    'The Fair Light of Dawn’ offers a kaleidoscopic view of the lives of several citizens in Beirut…

    Hisham Bizri / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • February 19

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    It is February 19. The train will depart with Anna and Alex. Years have passed; the day has com…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Short 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

  • Fidaï

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    During the war in Algeria, El Hadi, the great uncle of filmmaker Damien Ounouri joined his sist…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, China, Germany, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Footprints on the Moon

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    The Philippines, 2050. Franz, a young executive and aspiring writer, finds a sketchbook at a co…

    Jan Xavier Pacle / Qatar, Philippines / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • 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