Film Funding

  • 143 Sahara Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Malika lives alone in the middle of the desert. There she runs a small restaurant serving two d…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 143 Sahara Street

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In her little restaurant in the middle of the Algerian desert, a woman writes her history. Ther…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 1976

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Chile, 1976. Carmen heads off to her beach house to supervise its renovation. Her husband, chil…

    Manuela Martelli / Chile, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 1982

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    A DFI Inclusive Screening Working in partnership with the Translation and Interpre…

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon, United States of America, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 2 Rooms and a Parlor

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Khalil Suleiman has always preferred to stay away from other people, but after his wife’s death…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 2 or 3 things I don't know about her

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Lila is an 18-year-old girl living in Brest, France. She recently decided to wear a veil, to th…

    Sabrina Idiri Chemloul / France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 200 Meters

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mustafa and his wife Salwa come from two Palestinian villages that are only 200 meters apart, b…

    Ameen Nayfeh / Palestine, Jordan, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 3000 Nights

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Falsely accused of being involved in terrorist activity, Layal is arrested, interrogated and in…

    Mai Masri / Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 5 Seasons of Revolution

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Lina’s plan was simple. She wanted to become a camerawoman. She liked filming details of life a…

    LINA / Syria, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The 67th Summer

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    In 1967 Ali Ragheb, a young man from Cairo, receives a letter from an Austrian girl named Liz—a…

    Abu Bakr Shawky / France, Egypt, Austria, Germany / Feature Narrative

  • 7 KM - Seven Kilometers

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    1992, somewhere in Algeria. Omar and Othman, two boys from the same poor village, walk the seve…

    Oussama Benhassine / Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative