Film Funding

  • '81

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    When tasked by officials to pursue entry into the 1981 FIFA Youth World Championships in Austra…

    Dawood Al-Anwari, Ali Al Anssari / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • 1976

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Chile, 1976. Carmen heads off to her beach house to supervise its renovation. Her husband, chil…

    Manuela Martelli / Chile, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 1982

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    A DFI Inclusive Screening Working in partnership with the Translation and Interpre…

    Oualid Mouaness / Lebanon, United States of America, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 2 Rooms and a Parlor

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Khalil Suleiman has always preferred to stay away from other people, but after his wife’s death…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • 5 Seasons of Revolution

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Lina’s plan was simple. She wanted to become a camerawoman. She liked filming details of life a…

    LINA / Syria, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 7 KM - Seven Kilometers

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    1992, somewhere in Algeria. Omar and Othman, two boys from the same poor village, walk the seve…

    Oussama Benhassine / Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Abandon

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    A VR 360° short that tells the story of Khalil and Zalfa, a middle-aged couple, and how they sp…

    Farah Shaer / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Al Baseer – The Blind Ferryman

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    The blind ferryman Ayoub lives in the southern Iraqi marshes. He knows how to find his way arou…

    Ali Al-Fatlawi / Switzerland, Qatar, Iraq / Feature Narrative

  • Al Zubara

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Taking place in Qatar 150 years into the future, Jassim Mohammed, driven by revenge since the a…

    Hamad Al Mansouri / Qatar / TV Series

  • Al-Sit

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa has a crush on Babiker, but her parent…

    Suzannah Mirghani / Sudan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 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