Film Funding

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Marriage Project

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    Encourage the patients from a mental hospital to form relationships with each other, get marrie…

    Atieh Attarzadeh, Hesam Eslami / Iran, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mary

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    'Mary' showcases a bittersweet story about the daily life of a 65-year-old woman, Mary, and her…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi, Abdulla Al-Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mary

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    'Mary' showcases a bittersweet story about the daily life of a 65-year-old woman, Mary, and her…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi, Abdulla Al-Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mary

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    'Mary' showcases a bittersweet story about the daily life of a 65-year-old woman, Mary, and her…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi, Abdulla Al-Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Me Myself and Murdoch

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad is a 22-year-old Palestinian from a conservative Muslim family in Hebron. With his friend…

    Yahya Alabdallah / Palestine, Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Me, Myself And A.I.

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Mashael, a 17-year-old girl who sees food as her primary source of happiness, is completely exh…

    Maha Al-Jefairi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mediterranea

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    As ‘Mediterranea’ opens in Algeria, Ayiva and his friend Abas climb onto a truck packed to burs…

    Jonas Carpignano / Italy, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mediterranean Fever

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Winner of the best screenplay award in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard section last year, the darkly…

    Maha Haj / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar, Cyprus / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Memory Hotel

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Germany, 1945. World War II is nearing its climactic end. Five-year-old Sophie and her parents…

    Heinrich Sabl / Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Merry Christmas, Yiwu

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Communist ideals have long lost their value in Yiwu, a city with 600 Christmas factories, in wh…

    Mladen Kovacevic / Serbia, Sweden, Germany, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Meskoun

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    While attempting to enter Europe, Lotfi Meskini drowns with seven other unfortunate illegal imm…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Qatar / TV Series

  • Miara

    Fall Grants 2022 - Development Stage

    Miara and her father, Ahar, are outcasts by choice, living in the hostile lands of 7th-century…

    Talal Selhami / Morocco, Qatar / TV Series

  • Mica

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Ten-year-old Mica lives with his mother and sick father in a slum in the suburbs of Meknes, whi…

    Ismaël Ferroukhi / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Midnight Traveler

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee wi…

    Hassan Fazili / Afghanistan, United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary