Film Funding

  • Theft of Fire

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    A failing museum and a career hampered by the Israeli Occupation push Naji, a struggling Palest…

    Amer Shomali / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • To Live To Sing

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Zhao Li is the manager of a small Sichuan Opera troupe of 11 members living and performing toge…

    Johnny Ma / China, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Tshweesh

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Beirut, the day of the World Cup. A woman walks through the relatively quiet streets – people a…

    Feyrouz Serhal / Lebanon, Germany, Spain, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Under The Figs

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    For Melek, Sana, Fidé and Meriem, long days of work in the fields are a way to be together and…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar, France / Feature Narrative

  • Very Big Shot

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    In this clever take on the caper film, three brothers find themselves inextricably bound up in…

    Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Waiting Room

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    We are all aware of the various differences among cultures – language and tradition being the m…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Wajib

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Shadi returns to his hometown to help his father hand-deliver his sister’s wedding invitations.…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Wall

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    In this engaging and endearing short, director Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech locates a seemingly im…

    Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Walou

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    I hate the bled! When I was young, every summer, going to Algeria, I couldn’t do anything witho…

    Hassiba Belhadj / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Watch Before Deletion

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    An episode of a radio show revisiting the life of an Arab music icon takes an unexpected turn w…

    Mohammad Shawky Hassan / Egypt, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • When Two Worlds Collide

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘When Two Worlds Collide’ traces the epic journey of Alberto Pizango, an indigenous leader faci…

    Heidi Brandenburg, Mathew Orzel / Peru, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 -

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Whether the Weather is Fine

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘Whether the Weather is Fine’ follows Miguel after he wakes up in the chaos of Typhoon Haiyan,…

    Carlo Francisco Manatad / Philippines, France, Singapore, Germany, Indonesia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • White Building

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    20-year-old Samnang and two of his friends live in the White Building, a landmark tenement in P…

    Kavich Neang / Cambodia, France, China, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Window

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Baghdad under the American occupation. Iraq is in a power vacuum; anarchy is rife; curfews are…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • X Kids

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    X kids are children born in Algeria out of wedlock, or as a result of terrorist marriages, ince…

    Safinez Bousbia / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative