Film Funding

  • 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

  • Disappearance

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Load

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Vlada works as a truck driver during the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999. Tasked with transporti…

    Ognjen Glavonić / Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, 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

  • 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

  • Stronger than a Bullet

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, war propaganda has been Iran’s largest industry. In the n…

    Maryam Ebrahimi / Iran, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Forbidden Strings

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    During the day, they are labourers and do what most Afghan refugees do in Iran, which is carpen…

    Hasan Noori / Afghanistan, Iran, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • They

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Fourteen-year-old J goes by the pronoun ‘They” and lives with their parents in the suburbs of C…

    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh / Iran, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Under the Shadow

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A victim of the post-revolution state crackdown on dissidents, one-time medical student Shideh…

    Babak Anvari / Iran, United Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative