Film Funding

  • Midnight Traveler

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee wi…

    Hassan Fazili / Afghanistan, United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Miles to Go Before She Sleeps

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Yang Ai Yun is a retired schoolteacher and animal sanctuary founder, who for over twenty years…

    Mijie Li / China, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mornings in Jenin

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Philadelphia 2001. Amal lives an unremarkable life with her daughter, Sara, but mother and daug…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United States of America, United Kingdom, Qatar / TV Series

  • One Week Ago, Today

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Off the coast of a small fishing town in the south of Lebanon, a man in his 40s is found uncons…

    Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia / Lebanon, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The President's Visit

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    In a small fishing town, Nino sells soap at his Sultan of Soap shop. When he received a highly…

    Cyril Aris / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Qatar Stars

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    'Qatar Stars' is the first feature documentary focused on girls in Qatar. It follows “The Olymp…

    Danielle Beverly / Qatar, United States of America / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Young Ziad is the star of the Jalazon Refugee Camp basketball team in Palestine. When his best…

    Bassam Jarbawi / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Sea Ahead

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    A young woman walks out of the Beirut airport alone and makes her way back home to her parents’…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, France, Belgium, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Speed Sisters

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Meet Marah, Mona, Betty, Noor and Maysoon – the first all-woman rally-racing team in the Middle…

    Amber Fares / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Taste of Apples Is Red

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In the wake of fierce battles of the Syrian Civil War, old Mustafa crosses the border, and retu…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, United States of America, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Dragon Blood Island

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    ‘The Dragon Blood Island’ is a short documentary that focuses on the beauty of what has been de…

    Sufian Abulohom / Yemen, United States of America, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • The Names Of The Flowers

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    As Bolivia stages the 50th anniversary of the death of “great Che Guevara”, Julia an old countr…

    Bahman Tavoosi / Canada, United States of America, Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • They

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Fourteen-year-old J goes by the pronoun ‘They” and lives with their parents in the suburbs of C…

    Anahita Ghazvinizadeh / Iran, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • This Is Congo

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    'This Is Congo’ is an unblinking, unfiltered look into one of the world’s longest-standing ongo…

    Daniel McCabe / United States of America, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Trophy

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    ‘Trophy’ takes an in-depth look at the multi-billion dollar industry behind big-game hunting, a…

    Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz / United States of America, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • What We Left Unfinished

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    'What We Left Unfinished' tells the incredible and mostly true story of five unfinished feature…

    Mariam Ghani / Afghanistan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • White Sun

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village a…

    Deepak Rauniyar / Nepal, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Why Did the Bluesman Cross the Road?

    Fall Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    At a car dealership in Santa Monica, California, Ernesto and Jamal are hardworking mechanics by…

    Meedo Taha / United States of America, Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series