Film Funding

  • Freda

    Spring Grants 2020 -

    Freda lives with her mother, sister and little brother in a popular neighbourhood of Haiti. The…

    Gessica Généus / Haiti, Benin, France, 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

  • In The Middle

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    In a rarely seen perspective of war, we follow Ali—a Yemeni soldier on tour in the temporary ca…

    Mariam Al-Dhubhani / Yemen, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Load

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Vlada works as a truck driver during the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999. Tasked with transporti…

    Ognjen Glavonić / Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Neighbours

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In a Syrian border village in the early 1980s, little Sero attends school for the first time. A…

    Mano Khalil / Syria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Opening Doors

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    ‘Opening Doors’ tells the true story of Amna Mahmoud who, from her early childhood, dreamed of…

    Nora Al-Subai / Qatar, Canada / Short Narrative

  • Prisoner and Jailer

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The story of two contrasting Libyans, one a key official in the former regime, the other one of…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Queen of the Hoggar (working title)

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Kella, a young princess, and her elder sister are forced to leave their home because of war. Th…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Rey

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1860, a 35-year-old Frenchman explores Araucania, an autonomous region of southern Chile. Th…

    Niles Atallah / Chile, France, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rumors

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Souad and her neighbours’ hearts go out to the people who live around the block, victims of the…

    Azza El-Hassan / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Ship Of Fools

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    She didn’t even know they were bombs. When her father could no longer pretend they were falling…

    Alia Haju / Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Soula

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Soula, a young single mother, is rejected by her family in the name of honour. Having nowhere t…

    Salah Issaad / Algeria, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • TV Society

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    The airing of the Arabic version of an international dating TV show, that offers a panel of wom…

    Robert Cremona / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Tadmor

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Raymond. Youssef. Ali. Saad. Moussa. Rashid. Mahmoud. Elias. Individuals. Together. The Lebanes…

    Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Tariq

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    A story of a relationship between a teenager and his mother. Tariq decides to test his manhood…

    Alaa Abdel Razek Mosbah / Egypt, Qatar / Short Narrative