Grants — Projects — Financing | Doha Film Institute
 

Culture partner

Principal Partners



Film Funding

  • House Without Roof

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    ‘House Without Roof’ tells the journey of Alan, Jan and Liya, three siblings born in the Kurdis…

    Soleen Yusef / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • House in the Fields

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    High in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, life in an isolated rural Amazigh community has changed…

    Tala Hadid / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Housekeeping

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Farida, a strong-willed Egyptian woman in her 50s, is a cleaning lady who works and lives in an…

    Mazen Khaled / Lebanon, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Houston, We Have a Problem!

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1948, a space programme was established in Yugoslavia, based on the diaries and technical pl…

    Žiga Virc / Slovenia, Germany, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • How My Grandmother Became A Chair

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The heartless sea is relentlessly approaching poor grandmother’s house. By losing her five sens…

    Nicolas Fattouh / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hunting Season

    Spring Grant 2014 -

    After his mother dies, 17-year-old Nahuel is shipped from Buenos Aires to the south of Argentin…

    Natalia Garagiola / Argentina, France, Germany, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Dreamt of Empire

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Cairo, 1980. Musa, a brilliant Egyptian professor, cannot move past the grief of losing his onl…

    Kasem Kharsa / Egypt, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Have Been Watching You All Along

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    A young woman wanders about an abandoned cinema, rummaging through its storerooms and curiously…

    Rawda Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, had never left Syria until the war made her reconsider her e…

    Angie Obeid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • IZRIQAQ

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In a land dotted with killing machines, Yassine finds an easy cover-up for his crime. But even…

    Rama Mari / Palestine, Norway, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Ibrahim Alabed, my father, was a secret member of the Revolutionary Council, a Palestinian mili…

    Lina Alabed / Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Idea of a Lake

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Inés, a 35 year-old photographer, is expecting a child and is in an emotionally vulnerable stat…

    Milagros Mumenthaler / Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ideal Love

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Tamara, sexy and sparkling, is a professor of biology at the American University of Beirut. She…

    Dima El-Horr / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Immolations

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Surviving in Algeria is a constant challenge that leaves the nation’s population without hope.…

    Meriem Achour Bouakkaz / Algeria, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In the Claws of a Century Wanting

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Anne gives birth to her third child. Akira learns reading and writing while foraging for scrap…

    Jewel Maranan / Philippines, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    ‘In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain’ resides in the cross-section of sci-fi, arc…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • In this Land Lay Graves of Mine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production/Post-production Stage

    In 2009, I sold my land in my village in South Lebanon to a Muslim, stirring a sectarian discou…

    Reine Mitri / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Inside Me

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    A young Egyptian girl living with a conservative group that follows communal acts and practices…

    Halla Tarek / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative