Film Funding

  • 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

  • The Blessed

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th w…

    Sofia Djama / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bye Bye Tiberias

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Thirty years ago, Hiam left her Palestinian village Deir Hanna in Galilee, where she grew up wi…

    Lina Soualem / France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Democracy Year Zero

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Four weeks. That is how long it took the Tunisian people to overthrow the dictator Zine El Abid…

    Amira Chebli, Christophe Cotteret / Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Desert Fish

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Femmetasia

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Coming from a humble village, Hanane is determined to make a name for herself as the founder an…

    Mouhssine El Badaoui / Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 -

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, 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

  • Honey Cigar

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Paris, 1993—Selma, 17, lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family in the suburbs. When she…

    Kamir Aïnouz / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hounds

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In the working-class suburbs of Casablanca, father and son Hassan and Issam, struggle to surviv…

    Kamal Lazraq / France, Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In The House Of My Father

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Twenty-eight years ago, when Rachida was just 16, her father forced her to marry a Moroccan man…

    Rachida El Garani / Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, 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

  • The Miracle of Almería

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    At the far end of Europe, on the southern border of Spain, lies Almería. It is a huge province…

    Moon Blaisse / Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Little One

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a 35-year-old Belgian woman of Moroccan descent, longs to become a mother and start a fa…

    Kadija Saidi Leclere / Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Papicha

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algeria, 1990s—Nedjma is a free-spirited and independent young student. She refuses to allow th…

    Mounia Meddour / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Queens

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Casablanca, Morocco. 27-year-old Zineb is a repeat offender behind bars. When she learns that h…

    Yasmine Benkiran / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Salaam Plenty

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    'Salaam Plenty' is about the memory and erasure of the presence of Afghan cameleers in Australi…

    Samira (Yasmine) Kassari / Morocco, Australia, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Sea Ahead

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    A young woman walks out of the Beirut airport alone and makes her way back home to her parents’…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, France, Belgium, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Tokyo Reel

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    After screening his latest film 'Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory' in Tokyo, the film dir…

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