Film Funding

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Dar El Malika

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Because she has only daughters, Malika finds herself homeless and almost destitute after the tr…

    Lotfi Bouchouchi / Algeria, Qatar / TV Series

  • Girl Made Of Dust

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a village of the Lebanese Chouf, ten-year-old Ruba lives in a dream world filled with witche…

    Hiam Abbass / Palestine, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hope

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    The short film ‘Hope’ is about a newborn baby sea turtle named Aqua, born with a disability of…

    Abdulla Al Jananhi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Key

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Moshe and Elza are awoken by the cries of their 6-year old girl, Edina, who frequently hears so…

    Rakan Mayasi / Palestine, Germany, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The People

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mahfod Lakroune, Ahcen Djouzi and Amir Bensaid from the former troupe “Action Culturelle des Tr…

    Rahma Benhamou El Madani / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Road to Damascus

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Based on Meedo’s novel of the same title. A bus carrying immigrant farmers is gunned down just…

    Meedo Taha / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Tropic of violence

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Mary is a nurse in Mayotte. One night on the beach, a young woman rescued from a "kwassa" (a cl…

    Manuel Schapira / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • You Will Die at Twenty

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    In a Sudanese village, a mother gives birth to Muzamel, a boy cursed by a Dervish prophecy that…

    Amjad Abu Alala / Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative