Film Funding

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Chaos

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    ‘Chaos’ narrates the story of three women in three cities – three women who have given up on li…

    Sara Fattahi / Syria, Austria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Egyptian Jeanne d'Arc

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    ‘Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc’ is a creative documentary that explores issues of female emancipation i…

    Iman Kamel / Kuwait, Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / France, Qatar, Algeria / Feature Documentary

  • The Forgotten

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A journey in the life of Kozo Okamoto, a Japanese freedom fighter and member of the Japanese Re…

    Ghada Terawi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Forgotten

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Mustafa steals across the Israeli border with the help of a local smuggler. This is a one-way t…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Guardian Of The Worlds

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Hassan recalls the first night that Jellaz became his shelter. After burying his parents and tw…

    Léïla Chaïbi / France, Tunisia, Qatar / 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 Invented Biography

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Arturo Belano, alter ego of the writer Roberto Bolaño, shared with his creator a significant pa…

    Nicolás Lasnibat / France, Chile, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Looking for the Man with the Camera

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    "Looking for the Man with the Camera" is a journey that takes the narrator from Geneva to the…

    Boutheyna Bouslama / France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Father's House

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In 2012, two weeks after ‘A World Not Ours’ was completed, my father died at the age of 59. He…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Denmark, United Kingdom, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Naz (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    One of the most successful and entertaining sporting icons of the 1990s, Naseem Hamed’s unique…

    Omar El-Khairy, Ana Naomi de Sousa / Palestine, United Kingdom, 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

  • Orca

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Elham, a young divorced Iranian woman, seeks to find herself after being nearly beaten to death…

    Sahar Mossayebi / Qatar, Iran / Feature 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

  • Perhaps What I Fear Does Not Exist

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    “I can’t believe this is happening”, I said to myself when my father’s body failed unexpectedly…

    Corine Shawi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Playground Chronicles

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Brahim and his family are of Moroccan descent, and live on the grounds of a crane construction…

    Brahim Fritah / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Narrative

  • Republic of Silence

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    They grew up in the lands of dictators and surveillance, where images are censored, photos are…

    Diana El Jeiroudi / Syria, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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