Film Funding

  • 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

  • Ayouni

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Bassel was a successful open source developer and hacker in Damascus. Paolo was a well-known pr…

    Yasmin Fedda / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Baby Mine

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When a Middle Eastern man kidnaps his sickly daughter, her mother recruits a dubious neighbour…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Bombay Rose

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Escaping from child marriage, Kamala makes flower garlands to sell on the streets of Bombay dur…

    Geetanjali Rao / India, France, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Don't Tell a Soul

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Faris, a Lebanese Muslim living in the US, awakens to discover the dead body of his wife’s ex-h…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Fidaï

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    During the war in Algeria, El Hadi, the great uncle of filmmaker Damien Ounouri joined his sist…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, China, Germany, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    In post-revolution Libya, a group of women are brought together by one dream: to play football…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, Canada, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    At the new dawn of a nation once cut off from the world, a dynamic group of women from fracture…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar, Lebanon, Canada / Feature Documentary

  • Gaddafi's Girls

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Known as the Amazons or Revolutionary Nuns, they were personally selected by Colonel Gaddafi fo…

    Sylvia Stevens / Libya, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Gaza Weekend

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The UN imposes an embargo on Israel following the outbreak of a deadly virus. However, due to i…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hitch 60 (working title)

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Two mod girls from South-East London embark on a journey across continents, travelling away fro…

    Sara Al Obaidly / Qatar, United Kingdom, Turkey / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • In A Dream You Saw a Way to Survive and You Were Full of Joy

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Layal, 21, returns home one night after a sexual encounter and joins her mother Salma, who is u…

    Remi Itani / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    ‘In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain’ resides in the cross-section of sci-fi, arc…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Ismail

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1949, Ismail, a young Palestinian, struggles to support his family after their expulsion to…

    Nora Alsharif / Jordan, Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    The Denetclaws are a Native American family who live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Ne…

    Babak Jalali / United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lonely Rock

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Fidel is a fifty-year-old llama herder living in a sparsely populated community in the Argentin…

    Alejandro Telemaco Tarraf / Argentina, Mexico, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • The Man Who Stole Banksy

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    In 2007, anonymous street artist and activist Banksy painted a number of politically divisive a…

    Marco Proserpio / United Kingdom, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary