Film Funding

  • Bab El Sahra

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    In the desert town of Bab El Sahra in North Africa, Gendarmerie Commander Hamid El Saber faces…

    Salem Brahimi / Algeria, France, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Baby Mine

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When a Middle Eastern man kidnaps his sickly daughter, her mother recruits a dubious neighbour…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Back to Alexandria

    Spring Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    After twenty years of absence, Sue must return to her native Egypt to see her mother, Fairouz,…

    Tamer Ruggli / Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Banel & Adama

    Spring Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    Banel and Adama are fiercely in love. The young married couple lives in a remote village in nor…

    Ramata-Toulaye Sy / France, Senegal, Mali, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bastardo

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘Bastardo’ is the story of Mohsen, ‘the bastard’, whose origins and history are unknown. He was…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Batata

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Shot over an unparalleled ten years, the latest film by Lebanese-Syrian director Noura Kevorkia…

    Noura Kevorkian / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Qatar, Switzerland / Feature Narrative

  • Before the Dying of the Light

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    The seventies were the last Moroccan period in which struggles and dreams for change were a rea…

    Abdelali Essafi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Qatar. Six-year-old Leila wakes up one morning and finds out that her mother, Sara, is gone. Le…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila and her mother, Sara, have a close relationship. They live a comfortable lif…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    'Behind Closed Doors' is a portrait of a farming family living in the most marginalized region…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind the Wall

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Behind the Wall’ is the story of Nadia, an over-protected five-year-old girl who lives in a Ca…

    Karima Zoubir / Morocco, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Beirut 1931

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    “K.” arrives in his native Jaffa after the disappearance of “M.” Like a lurking shadow, “M.” wo…

    Kamal Aljafari / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut Hold'em

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Fresh out of prison, Ziko is ready to start a new life. Determined to win back Carole, the love…

    Michel Kammoun / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut of the Balkans

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    Sarajevo has gone through historical stages that parallel those of Beirut: the old town, the he…

    Nicolas Khoury / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Beneath The Dunes

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Khalifa and Nasser are two cousins who have one bonding ritual: they camp out every weekend at…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Between Revolutions

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Maria and Zahra, two women from Romania and Iran, become friends during their medical studies i…

    Vlad Petri / Romania, Croatia, Iran, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Between Sisters

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The two sisters Ornella and Teresa have cared for each other through their whole lives. Teresa…

    Manu Gerosa / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary