Film Funding

  • 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

  • Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Ali loves a goat called Nada. Ibrahim, a depressed sound engineer who hears voices he cannot de…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Blessed Benefit

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ahmad, a construction worker, gets tangled up in an unfortunate business deal that lands him in…

    Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan, Netherlands, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Boss

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Five boys from a small village lose their football field and swimming pool to the Tigers, a gan…

    Rzgar Huseein Ahmed / Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Champ of the Camp

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Hailed by critics world-wide for its entertaining yet sympathetic look at the labour issue in t…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Don't Get Too Comfortable

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    When Shaima Al-Tamimi’s paternal grandfather migrated from Yemen to Zanzibar half a century ago…

    Shaima Al Tamimi / Yemen, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Short Experimental

  • Grandma, a Thousand Times

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    'Grandma, a Thousand Times’ puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the centre of brave film exerc…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Hedi

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    Hedi is a simple young man. He is not very talkative or reactive and does not expect much from…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Belgium, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Horseed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Basketball, one of the oldest and most popular games among Somali women, is now an endangered s…

    Hana Mire / Somalia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Sweden, Congo, Republic of, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Line of Sight

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    The film opens with a single shot showing a confrontation between Laila and Sami. Laila, a 22-y…

    Aseel Mansour / Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Musk

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    After giving up a promising career in museum management to attend to his ailing father, Ahmed s…

    Humaid Alsuwaidi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Our River...Our Sky

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Sara and her neighbours open the doors of their everyday lives for us, in a middle-class distri…

    Maysoon Pachachi / United Kingdom, France, Germany, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rest In Piece

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Shelling forces the 40-year-old Midyan to flee his homeland. He takes with him only his dearest…

    Antoine Antabi / Syria, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Roshmia

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 1956, when he became a refugee from downtown Haifa’s Wadi Alsaleeb neighbourhood, 80-year…

    Salim Abu Jabal / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sleepless nights

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Two people irrevocably changed by war come together in ‘Confession and Struggle,’ an unflinchin…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Taste of Cement

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The Lebanese Civil War ended nearly a generation ago, but it remains far from forgotten, stampe…

    Ziad Kalthom / Syria, Lebanon, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary