Film Funding

  • Asphalt

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    'Asphalt' delves into the lives of two truck drivers on the road, crossing borders, towns and c…

    Ali Hammoud / Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Broken Dreamland

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Up north in Turku, Finland, 19-year-old Iliyas, the film's protagonist, feels afraid he is losi…

    Khalid Laboudi, Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen / Finland, France, Saudi Arabia, Iceland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Dog's Children

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    In Jeddah during the economically transformative year of 1973, a rabid neighbourhood dog cataly…

    Layan Abdul Shakoor / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Habibi and I in Eden

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    On a foggy dark night where Sara’s family believes she is at her friend’s baby reception, and w…

    Sara Mesfer / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hamlet From the Slums

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Ahmed, an 18-year-old from a slum in Cairo, buries his father—the king of horse-driven carriage…

    Ahmed Fawzi Saleh / Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Harka

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, North Africa. Ali, a young man in his twenties, makes a precarious living selling cont…

    Lotfy Nathan / France, Tunisia, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, United States of America, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last Queen

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    It is the year 1516. Algiers is a small Arabian-Berber republic, suffocated by the Spaniards, w…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Feature Narrative

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Miss Camel

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Melwah, a teenage camel, lives under the strict supervision of her father, and hangs out with h…

    Haifaa Al Mansour / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Reverence for Spiders

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    New York-based imam Omar Metwally develops an unlikely friendship with the homeless teenager wh…

    Faiza Ambah / Saudi Arabia, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scales

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    The only source of the food on the island is mermaid flesh. The only way to keep the food suppl…

    Shahad Ameen / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Alleys

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production, Production Stage

    In a claustrophobic East Amman neighbourhood, where life is dictated by gossip and violence, Al…

    Bassel Ghandour / Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative