Film Funding

  • After a Revolution

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Filmed over six years, ‘After A Revolution’ is the challenging story of a brother and sister st…

    Giovanni Buccomino / Italy, United Kingdom, Libya, United States of America, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ava

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Ava’s first visit to the gynaecologist with her mother is a traumatic experience for the young…

    Sadaf Foroughi / Iran, Canada, 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

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Brotherhood

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. His life is…

    Meryam Joobeur / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden / Short Narrative

  • Cinema Palestine

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    This film will focus on the ‘fourth wave’ of Palestinian cinema, running from 1980 to the prese…

    Tim Schwab / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 -

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Canada, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Lebanon, France, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • FIRE

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Surviving in Algeria is a constant challenge that leaves the nation’s population without hope.…

    Meriem Achour Bouakkaz / Algeria, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    In post-revolution Libya, a group of women are brought together by one dream: to play football…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, Canada, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    At the new dawn of a nation once cut off from the world, a dynamic group of women from fracture…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar, Lebanon, Canada / Feature Documentary

  • The Greatest Wait

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Zei loses her body in cyberspace and finds herself trapped in a city that bears an uncanny rese…

    Razan AlSalah / France, Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Motherhood

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Salha, the matriarch of a farming family in the remote north of Tunisia, is overjoyed when her…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, France, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Standstill

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Arihote is a Kanienkehaka photographer whose life is at a standstill. When he witnesses the mur…

    Majdi El-Omari / Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Names Of The Flowers

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    As Bolivia stages the 50th anniversary of the death of “great Che Guevara”, Julia an old countr…

    Bahman Tavoosi / Canada, United States of America, Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Theft of Fire

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    A failing museum and a career hampered by the Israeli Occupation push Naji, a struggling Palest…

    Amer Shomali / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • This Is Congo

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    'This Is Congo’ is an unblinking, unfiltered look into one of the world’s longest-standing ongo…

    Daniel McCabe / United States of America, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary