Film Funding

  • Abandon

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    A VR 360° short that tells the story of Khalil and Zalfa, a middle-aged couple, and how they sp…

    Farah Shaer / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Abo Zaabal 1989

    Fall Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1989, Mahmoud Mortada, Bassams father, was arrested, imprisoned and tortured at the infamous…

    Bassam Mortada / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Abou Leila

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algeria, 1994. Terrorist attacks have ravaged the north of the country for the past two years.…

    Amin Sidi-Boumédiène / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Abu Fanoos

    Fall Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Nineteen-year-old Khaled drives up to a small, isolated farm in 1980s Qatar where his reclusive…

    Horia El Hadad, Amira Abujbara / Qatar, Morocco / Short Narrative

  • Across the Sea

    Spring Grants 2023 - Production Stage

    Nour, 27, has emigrated illegally to Marseille where and his friends are living off petty crime…

    Saïd Hamich Benlarbi / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Adam

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives alone with her 8-ye…

    Maryam Touzani / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • After Tahar

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    A patriarch, Tahar: the First Indochina War, psychiatric hospitals. A grandmother, Taklit: a we…

    Soufiane Adel / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary or Essay

  • After a Revolution

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Filmed over six years, ‘After A Revolution’ is the challenging story of a brother and sister st…

    Giovanni Buccomino / Italy, United Kingdom, Libya, United States of America, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • After the Bridge

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Valeria Collina, an Italian woman who converted to Islam, returned to live in Italy in the summ…

    Davide Rizzo, Marzia Toscano / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Aisha Can’t Fly Away Anymore

    Spring Grants 2023 - Production Stage

    Aisha, a 26-year-old Somali woman, works as a caregiver for elderly patients. She lives in a ne…

    Morad Mostafa / Egypt, France, Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Al Baseer - The Blind Ferryman

    Fall Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    The blind ferryman Ayoub lives with his mother and religious brother in the Iraqi marshes. He a…

    Ali Al-Fatlawi / Iraq, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Al Zubara

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Taking place in Qatar 150 years into the future, Jassim Mohammed, driven by revenge since the a…

    Hamad Al Mansouri / Qatar / TV Series

  • Al-Sit

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parent…

    Suzannah Mirghani / Sudan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Alam

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Palestinian student Tamer doesn’t meddle in politics; at the same time, the memory of his uncle…

    Firas Khoury / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Algiers by Night

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    The sun sets over the Bay of Algiers. The city walls start to lose their shiny white, making ro…

    Yanis Koussim / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Ali loves a goat called Nada. Ibrahim, a depressed sound engineer who hears voices he cannot de…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Amid the attempt to revive a ‘new Silk Road’ between Europe and Asia, Azerbaijani men labour to…

    Martin DiCicco / United States of America, Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • All this Victory

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    In a small village in the south of Lebanon, during the last days of the July War, five people t…

    Ahmad Ghossein / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Amal

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Amal, an angry teenager, comes of age in a post-revolution Egypt that is undergoing tremendous…

    Mohamed Siam / Egypt, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Amateurs, Stars and Extras, or the Labor of Love

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Amateurs, Stars and Extras or the labor of love, looks at the invisible work of care through di…

    Marwa Arsanios / Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary