Film Funding

  • Honey Cigar

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Paris, 1993—Selma, 17, lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family in the suburbs. When she…

    Kamir Aïnouz / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • House in the Fields

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    High in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, life in an isolated rural Amazigh community has changed…

    Tala Hadid / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Hunting Season

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    After his mother dies, 17-year-old Nahuel is shipped from Buenos Aires to the south of Argentin…

    Natalia Garagiola / Argentina, France, Germany, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Am Afraid To Forget Your Face

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    After being separated for 2 months, Adam travels down a rough road to be reunited, whatever it…

    Sameh Morsy / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Kashta

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Out in the beautiful quiet of the windswept dunes, a man teaches his young sons the traditional…

    A.J. Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Land Of Women

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In an impoverished and patriarchal Egyptian village by the Nile, seven teenage girls rebel by f…

    Nada Riyadh / Egypt, France, Denmark / Feature Documentary

  • Let’s Play Soldiers

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    War does not only destroy livelihoods and infrastructure, but it also affects the upcoming gene…

    Mariam Al-Dhubhani / Yemen, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nezouh

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    During the Syrian conflict in Damascus, a missile destroys the ceiling of Zeina’s house. She is…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nine Month War

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Twenty-four-year-old Jani lives in a small town in Western Ukraine, part of the minority Hungar…

    László Csuja / Hungary, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Noche De Fuego

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    In a mountain town, where corn and poppies grow, the girls sport boyish haircuts and have hidin…

    Tatiana Huezo / Mexico, Germany, Brazil, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ouaga Girls

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    The sun shines over an open garage in Burkina Faso’s capital, where Bintou is lacquering a car…

    Theresa Traore Dahlberg / Burkina Faso, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Out of Place

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Mohammed, a chubby adolescent, is dancing the Dabke with his teenage friends in the cultural ce…

    Mohammed Al-Madjalawi / Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Playtime

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Matthew lives with his mother, an army secretary, in Ahmadi, Kuwait. One night, she leaves him…

    Hamad Al-Tourah / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Plum Season

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Nouha, a 16-year-old teenager, lives in a close relationship with her mother. Her father reappe…

    Rim Mejdi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature 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

  • The Seen and Unseen

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with h…

    Kamila Andini / Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Sister

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a small town in present-day Bulgaria, a mother and her two daughters are struggling to survi…

    Svetla Tsotsorkova / Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Soaring Over Mayhem

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    In the brutal lands of northern Syria, 10- year-old bird enthusiast Rami struggles to survive a…

    Abdullah Al-Wazzan / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative