Film Funding

  • O My Body!

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Seeking to bridge Mediterranean cultures, choreographer Abou Lagraa and his wife, dancer Nawal…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Octopus

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Octopus explores the aftermath of the Beirut explosion. The city is under construction, and the…

    Karim Kassem / Lebanon, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Oddity Tales From A Strange Land

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Set in the MENA region, ’Oddity Tales from a Strange Land’ is an episodic TV series, where huma…

    Ahmad Samara / Jordan, Qatar / TV Series

  • Of Fathers and Sons

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Syrian filmmaker Talal Derki returns after his Sundance prize-winning documentary ‘Return To Ho…

    Talal Derki / Syria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Of Sheep and Men

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Bab el Oued, Algiers, 2016. Men and sheep. Sixteen-year-old Habib dreams of becoming a veterina…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    What is left today from the Palestinian revolution are some images and sounds, pieces of film s…

    Mohanad Yaqubi / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Omar Amiralay - Sorrow, Time and Silence

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    This is not a portrait of the Syrian director Omar Amiralay. This is not a cross-section of the…

    Hala Alabdalla / France, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Omar La Fraise

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Omar Zerrouki, better known by his street name Omar la Fraise, is an old school gangster. Force…

    Elias Belkeddar / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Omé

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Nine-year-old Elias, an active churchgoer preparing for his first communion, tests his faith fo…

    Wassim Geagea / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • On The Road To Downtown

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the lives of the characters and their simple daily details, we discover together the do…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On Trials

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    The enacted. The robe. The absurd. Failed precedents. ‘On Trials’ is a film about realms of law…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • On the Crossbar

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    In June of 1978, Tunisia entered the international football scene as the first African team eve…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On the Dock

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Aziz, a retired immigrant, learns that a new law facilitates his permanent return home without…

    Yassine Ouahrani / France, Morocco, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • On the Hillsides

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    A wind of liberty called the Arab Spring has been blowing in this part of the world. Algeria re…

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • One Week Ago, Today

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Off the coast of a small fishing town in the south of Lebanon, a man in his 40s is found uncons…

    Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia / Lebanon, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • One of Them

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    During Friday prayers, Khalid notices that the khutbah does not start as early as usual. His fr…

    Fahad Al Kuwari / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Opening Doors

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    ‘Opening Doors’ tells the true story of Amna Mahmoud who, from her early childhood, dreamed of…

    Nora Al-Subai / Qatar, Canada / Short Narrative

  • Orca

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Elham, a young divorced Iranian woman, seeks to find herself after being nearly beaten to death…

    Sahar Mossayebi / Qatar, Iran / Feature Narrative

  • The Orphanage

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    'The Orphanage' is set in Kabul in the late 1980s. 15-year-old Qodrat lives on the streets and…

    Shahrbanoo Sadat / Afghanistan, Denmark, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Other Side of Everything

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A door locked for 70 years in a house haunted by history. The story of an apartment in Belgrade…

    Mila Turajlic / Serbia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary