Film Funding

  • HEAdbANG Lullaby

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Casablanca, June 11, 1986 – the day of the World Cup. After yet another blunder, embittered cop…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • HOPE

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Facing challenges from life and human pollution, Aqua sets off on a life-changing journey to hi…

    Abdulla Al Jananhi / Indonesia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Habibi and I in Eden

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    On a foggy dark night where Sara’s family believes she is at her friend’s baby reception, and w…

    Sara Mesfer / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Haifa Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    It’s 2006 and Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicentre of the co…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Haifa Street

    Fall Grant 2015 -

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

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Halaa'

    Spring Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    An anthology series of Middle Eastern crime stories exploring the complex moral ironies surroun…

    Amal Al-Muftah / Lebanon, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Qatar / TV Series

  • Hamlet From the Slums

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Ahmed, an 18-year-old from a slum in Cairo, buries his father—the king of horse-driven carriage…

    Ahmed Fawzi Saleh / Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Handala, the Boy Without a Face

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Handala, the Palestinian refugee child, appeared in thousands of political caricatures to shed…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Happy Holidays

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    A student's involvement in a minor accident sets off a chain reaction of events that leads to t…

    Scandar Copti / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Harakat!

    Spring Grants 2022 - Development Stage

    Aalia (14) and Haya (14) are two cool kids who spend their endless afternoons at the skatepark.…

    Nadia Al-Khater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Harka

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, North Africa. Ali, a young man in his twenties, makes a precarious living selling cont…

    Lotfy Nathan / France, Tunisia, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, United States of America, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hawa

    Fall Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    Filmed over a period of five years, this documentary is the chronicle of an Afghan family and,…

    Najiba Noori, Ali Rasul Noori / France, Netherlands, Afghanistan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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 -

    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 -

    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

  • Heights

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Abdul’Rohim and his friends are young Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar to find refuge i…

    Faïza Yakoubi / Algeria, Romania, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Heim

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    ‘Heim’ takes place in a refugee centre in Berlin-Tempelhof airport, which though technically ou…

    Liwaa Yazaji, Mohammad Abou Laban / Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series

  • Her Mother's Daughter

    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

  • 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