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Film Funding

  • Gaddafi's Girls

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Known as the Amazons or Revolutionary Nuns, they were personally selected by Colonel Gaddafi fo…

    Sylvia Stevens / Libya, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Garbage Helicopter

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Somewhere in Sweden, a gigantic dumpster breaks loose from the heavy chain suspending it from a…

    Jonas Selberg Augustsén / Sweden, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gaza 36mm

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    There are no longer any cinemas in Gaza due to the force of fundamentalist Islam, which sees th…

    Khalil El-Muzayen / Palestine, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Gaza Weekend

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Waleed runs an unlicensed DVD shop in Gaza. In a botched business deal, he loses a small fortun…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghetto Child

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a juvenile detention centre, Madi and his younger brother Bright try to fight the daily inju…

    Guillaume Tordjman / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghost Hunting

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    As a result of being jailed in the Shin Bet’s Al-Moskobiya investigation centre at the age of 1…

    Raed Andoni / Palestine, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Grandma

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a teenager, lives with Marta – her grandmother – and her younger sister in Byblos. The f…

    Merva Faddoul / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Grandma, a Thousand Times

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    'Grandma, a Thousand Times’ puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the centre of brave film exerc…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Great Family

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘The Great Family’ follows the story of Marlene, a 43-year-old woman who was adopted from Leban…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, 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

  • Haifa Street

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Haifa Street, one of the most dangerous locations during the civil war in Baghdad, in 2006. Tar…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Haneen

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Haneen, a woman in her mid-60s, lives alone in a Palestinian city, estranged from her husband a…

    Ossama Bawardi / Palestine, Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hawi

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Shot in Alexandria using non-professional actors and a volunteer crew, Ibrahim El Batout's thir…

    Ibrahim El Batout / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Healer

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    16-year old teenager Abdou lives on the outskirts of Khouribga, a mining town exploiting phosph…

    Mohamed Zineddaine / Morocco, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hedi

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Hedi is a simple young man. He is not very talkative or reactive and does not expect much from…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Belgium, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • History of Fear

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Pola spends his days trimming grass and taking care of a football court in a gated community in…

    Benjamin Naishtat / Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France, 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