Film Funding

  • Kendila

    Fall Grants 2020 -

    The story depicts a neo-apocalyptic world told through the landscape of the polluted village of…

    Nadia Rais / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • La Nuit a Peine

    Fall Grants 2023 - Production Stage

    ‘La Nuit a Peine’ takes place in what appears to be a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. We f…

    Wiame Haddad / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • The Last Days with Eliane

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    'The Last Days with Eliane' is a look at my maternal grandmother—mother of six children, French…

    Mehdi Hajri / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • The Last of Us

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he i…

    Ala Eddine Slim / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Look at Me

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Lotfi, a fortysomething Tunisian immigrant, leads the life of a small-time thug in the Noailles…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Loving Wallada

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Wallada, the only child of one of the last Umayyad caliphs, al-Mustakfi murdered in 1025, asser…

    Nacer Khemir / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • MENASA Spotlight Shorts Programme - Brotherhood

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Malik, an eighteen-year-old with flaming red hair, returns to his small village in Tunisia afte…

    Meryam Joobeur / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden / Short Narrative

  • Machtat

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Fatma and her two daughters Najeh and Waffeh, live in the neighbourhood of Bir Beranek in Mahdi…

    Sonia Ben Slama / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Machtat

    Fall Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    In the small town of Mahdia, Tunisia, live Fatma and her two daughters, Najeh and Waffeh. They…

    Sonia Ben Slama / Tunisia, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Man Behind the Microphone

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Hedi Jouini is the most popular musical star in Tunisian history, known as the “Frank Sinatra o…

    Claire Belhassine / Tunisia, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Meskoun

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    While attempting to enter Europe, Lotfi Meskini drowns with seven other unfortunate illegal imm…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Qatar / TV Series

  • My Father Killed Bourguiba

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    This film depicts the journey of director Fatma Riahi, in search of her father's story. A searc…

    Fatma Riahi / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Friend Gadhgadhi

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    A few days after the assassination of left-wing Tunisian militant Chokri Belaïd in early 2013,…

    Rafik Omrani / Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Northern Wind

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Marcel, a worker in a French shoe factory, lives a simple life between family, fishing and the…

    Walid Mattar / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Noura's Dream

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Noura meets the love of her life, Lassaad, while her husband, Sofiane, is in jail. She raises h…

    Hinde Boujemaa / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • On the Crossbar

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    In June of 1978, Tunisia entered the international football scene as the first African team eve…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Professor

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    In 1977, Khalil Khalsawi, a constitutional law teacher in Tunis, is commissioned by the governi…

    Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Conducting the trains of Line #1, the country's deadliest, five employees struggle with the dar…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grant 2013 -

    Conducting the trains of Line #1, the country’s deadliest, five employees struggle with the dar…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Red Path

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative