Film Funding

  • 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 / Feature Narrative

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Mariam wants to have a nice night out, so she takes to the dancefloor at the benefit she has or…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • El Gran Movimiento

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    After a seven-day walk with his companions, young Elder arrives in the big city seeking to be r…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghost Hunting

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    As a result of being jailed in the Shin Bet’s Al-Moskobiya investigation centre at the age of 1…

    Raed Andoni / Palestine, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 -

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Idea of a Lake

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Inés, a 35 year-old photographer, is expecting a child and is in an emotionally vulnerable stat…

    Milagros Mumenthaler / Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In Vitro

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    In a converted nuclear reactor, 70-year-old Dunia, the dying founder of a hi-tech orchard, pass…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Looking for the Man with the Camera

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    "Looking for the Man with the Camera" is a journey that takes the narrator from Geneva to the…

    Boutheyna Bouslama / France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Madmen's Fort

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In 1860, the Algerian Sahara is coveted by the colonial powers of the time, who dream of it as…

    Narimane Mari / Algeria, France, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Miracle of Almería

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    At the far end of Europe, on the southern border of Spain, lies Almería. It is a huge province…

    Moon Blaisse / Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My English Cousin

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    2001, Fahed reaches the UK his head filled with dreams. 2018, in the thrall of a mid-life crisi…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Nablus Runner

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Deya is a young Palestinian man passionate about marathon running. His obsession takes him thro…

    Haïcha Ladrouz / France, Switzerland, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Neighbours

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In a Syrian border village in the early 1980s, little Sero attends school for the first time. A…

    Mano Khalil / Syria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Of Sheep and Men

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Bab el Oued, Algiers, 2016. Men and sheep. Sixteen-year-old Habib dreams of becoming a veterina…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Source

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    November 2010. The Tunisian national anthem rings throughout the Thala High School courtyard. T…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / TV Series

  • Their Algeria

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    After 62 years of living together, Aïcha and Mabrouk, my grandparents, are separating. They now…

    Lina Soualem / France, Algeria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Translator

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Having gotten into trouble with the Syrian government, Sami has been living for years as a poli…

    Rana Kazkaz, Anas Khalaf / Syria, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Under The Figs

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    For Melek, Sana, Fidé and Meriem, long days of work in the fields are a way to be together and…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar, France / Feature Narrative

  • Wajib

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Shadi returns to his hometown to help his father hand-deliver his sister’s wedding invitations.…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, Qatar / Feature Narrative