Film Funding

  • 143 Sahara Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Malika lives alone in the middle of the desert. There she runs a small restaurant serving two d…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 143 Sahara Street

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In her little restaurant in the middle of the Algerian desert, a woman writes her history. Ther…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 2 or 3 things I don't know about her

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Lila is an 18-year-old girl living in Brest, France. She recently decided to wear a veil, to th…

    Sabrina Idiri Chemloul / France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 200 Meters

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mustafa and his wife Salwa come from two Palestinian villages that are only 200 meters apart, b…

    Ameen Nayfeh / Palestine, Jordan, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 3000 Nights

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Falsely accused of being involved in terrorist activity, Layal is arrested, interrogated and in…

    Mai Masri / Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The 67th Summer

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    In 1967 Ali Ragheb, a young man from Cairo, receives a letter from an Austrian girl named Liz—a…

    Abu Bakr Shawky / France, Egypt, Austria, Germany / Feature Narrative

  • Abou Leila

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algeria, 1994. Terrorist attacks have ravaged the north of the country for the past two years.…

    Amin Sidi-Boumédiène / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • After the Bridge

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Valeria Collina, an Italian woman who converted to Islam, returned to live in Italy in 2015 aft…

    Davide Rizzo, Marzia Toscano / Italy, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Alam, The Flag

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Palestinian student Tamer doesn’t meddle in politics; at the same time, the memory of his uncle…

    Firas Khoury / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Algiers by Night

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    The sun sets over the Bay of Algiers. The city walls start to lose their shiny white, making ro…

    Yanis Koussim / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Ali loves a goat called Nada. Ibrahim, a depressed sound engineer who hears voices he cannot de…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Amal

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Amal, an angry teenager, comes of age in a post-revolution Egypt that is undergoing tremendous…

    Mohamed Siam / Egypt, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Apprentice

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Aiman, a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer, lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modes…

    Junfeng Boo / Singapore, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • As I Want

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Cairo, January 25, 2013, the second anniversary of the revolution, under then-president Mohamed…

    Samaher Alqadi / Palestine, Norway, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ashkal

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In the gardens of Carthage, a new district where modern buildings are juxtaposed with abandoned…

    Youssef Chebbi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Atlantide

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In Venice between the gondolas, canals and palaces, tourists pour in as residents head out. Loc…

    Yuri Ancarani / Italy, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Autobiography

    Fall Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    When his father is imprisoned, and his brother migrates, Rakib (18) is left alone to housekeep…

    Makbul Mubarak / Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Poland, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aya

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Seven-year-old Aya lives in an inner-city neighbourhood of Marseille. Intelligent and obsessed…

    Moufida Fedhila / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Bastardo

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘Bastardo’ is the story of Mohsen, ‘the bastard’, whose origins and history are unknown. He was…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative