Film Funding

  • Multicoloured Bahtan

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Emotionless Bahtan meets hyperactive Felfella and together they discover the secrets behind Bah…

    Nermeen Salem / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nothingwood

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    About a hundred kilometres away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most popular and prolific actor-…

    Sonia Kronlund / France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Omar La Fraise

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Omar Zerrouki, better known by his street name Omar la Fraise, is an old school gangster. Force…

    Elias Belkeddar / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • One of Them

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    During Friday prayers, Khalid notices that the khutbah does not start as early as usual. His fr…

    Fahad Al Kuwari / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The President's Visit

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    In a small fishing town, Nino sells soap at his Sultan of Soap shop. When he received a highly…

    Cyril Aris / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Proposal

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Nasser, a young Qatari man, dreams of marrying his American fiancé. He finds himself at the Min…

    Nadia Alkhater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Red Valentine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Jad is a 30-year-old socialite who thinks he’s a poet. His family is pressuring him to take ove…

    Amin Matalqa / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rise of the Mad Cat

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In a wasteland, Chimbir the stray cat walks through garbage-filled alleyways, one of many hungr…

    Meshaal Alabdulla, Ibrahim Alabdulla / Qatar / Web Series

  • A Simple Cut

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    After 14-year-old Kholoud rebels and cuts her hair without her mother's approval, what should b…

    Maha Al-Jefairi / Qatar / Short 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

  • The Unlucky Hamster

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Fluffy is a cute little hamster who just can't catch a break! Every day he patiently waits in h…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi / Qatar, Indonesia / Short Narrative

  • Tunis-Djerba

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Since her father’s death, Alyssa (19) has become the caretaker of her depressed mother and litt…

    Amel Guellaty / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Under the Hat

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Under the Hat’ tells the story of Sheikh Abdul Kareem, an Egyptian mosque prayer caller on the…

    Amal Al-Agroobi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Unknown Saint

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Young Amine steals a large sum of money and escapes into the hills with the police hot on his t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Qatar / 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 Virgin, the Copts and Me

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Ma…

    Namir Abdel Messeeh / France, Qatar, Egypt / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Wallay

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    When 13-year-old Ady gets himself into trouble in a French suburb, his father decides to send h…

    Berni Goldblat / France, Burkina Faso, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Do We Go Now?

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    As sectarian conflict looms over a village in the Lebanese countryside, women of different reli…

    Nadine Labaki / Lebanon, France, Italy, Egypt / Feature Narrative