Film Funding

  • Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Ali loves a goat called Nada. Ibrahim, a depressed sound engineer who hears voices he cannot de…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Challat of Tunis

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Tunis, 2003. A man on a mo-ped, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets. He’s on a mission: to…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    A gripping chronicle of a revolution and war, experienced by Syrian actor Fares Helou. As one o…

    Rami Farah / Syria, Denmark, Qatar, France, Norway / Feature Documentary

  • Control

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In the state TV control room, the technical team is preparing for what is arguably the most imp…

    Mohamed Adeeb / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Costa Brava Lebanon

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The free-spirited Badri family have escaped the toxic pollution of Beirut by seeking refuge in…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dégradé

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip. Today the electricity is on. Christine’s beauty salon is…

    Mohammed (Arab) Abunasser, Ahmad (Tarazan) Abunasser / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gaza Mon Amour

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as…

    Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser / Palestine, France, Germany, Portugal, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Gaza Weekend

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The UN imposes an embargo on Israel following the outbreak of a deadly virus. However, due to i…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Grandma

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a teenager, lives with Marta – her grandmother – and her younger sister in Byblos. The f…

    Merva Faddoul / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • HEAdbANG Lullaby

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Casablanca, June 11, 1986 – the day of the World Cup. After yet another blunder, embittered cop…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • HOPE

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Facing challenges from life and human pollution, Aqua sets off on a life-changing journey to hi…

    Abdulla Al Jananhi / Indonesia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hajj Quichotte

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Hajj Quichotte—a dusty old cart driver—is forced to drive a three-wheeled vehicle when the auth…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, Qatar / TV Series

  • Her Mother's Daughter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Tamara, sexy and sparkling, is a professor of biology at the American University of Beirut. She…

    Dima El-Horr / Lebanon, France, 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 Kiss

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Meriem and Reda are two young Algerian lovers, who have still not managed to exchange their fir…

    Azedine KASRI / France, Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • LABAN: The False Prophets of Johann Sebastian Bach

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    The French take Lebanon over from the Ottoman Empire and decide to flood a village in order to…

    Daniel Joseph / Lebanon, France, Georgia, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mary

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    'Mary' showcases a bittersweet story about the daily life of a 65-year-old woman, Mary, and her…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi, Abdulla Al-Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Me, Myself And A.I.

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Mashael, a 17-year-old girl who sees food as her primary source of happiness, is completely exh…

    Maha Al-Jefairi / Qatar / Short Narrative