Film Funding

  • 143 Sahara Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Malika lives alone in the middle of the desert. There she runs a small restaurant serving two d…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 143 Sahara Street

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In her little restaurant in the middle of the Algerian desert, a woman writes her history. Ther…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 5 Seasons of Revolution

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Lina’s plan was simple. She wanted to become a camerawoman. She liked filming details of life a…

    LINA / Syria, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • After a Revolution

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Filmed over six years, ‘After A Revolution’ is the challenging story of a brother and sister st…

    Giovanni Buccomino / Italy, United Kingdom, Libya, United States of America, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • All That Passes By Through A Window That Doesn't Open

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Amid the attempt to revive a ‘new Silk Road’ between Europe and Asia, Azerbaijani men labour to…

    Martin DiCicco / United States of America, Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Amal

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Amal, an angry teenager, comes of age in a post-revolution Egypt that is undergoing tremendous…

    Mohamed Siam / Egypt, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Amateurs, Stars and Extras, or the Labor of Love

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Amateurs, Stars and Extras or the labor of love, looks at the invisible work of care through di…

    Marwa Arsanios / Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Amussu

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    Imider, southeastern Morocco. A rapacious silver mine has syphoned aquifer water for decades, d…

    Nadir Bouhmouch / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • As I Want

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Cairo, January 25, 2013, the second anniversary of the revolution, under then-president Mohamed…

    Samaher Alqadi / Palestine, Norway, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Atlantide

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In Venice between the gondolas, canals and palaces, tourists pour in as residents head out. Loc…

    Yuri Ancarani / Italy, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ayouni

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Bassel was a successful open source developer and hacker in Damascus. Paolo was a well-known pr…

    Yasmin Fedda / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Aziza

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    ‘Aziza’ is a documentary on the place that women occupy in the history of decolonization in Mor…

    Chahine Fellahi / Morocco, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Batata

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Shot over an unparalleled ten years, the latest film by Lebanese-Syrian director Noura Kevorkia…

    Noura Kevorkian / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Beirut of the Balkans

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    Sarajevo has gone through historical stages that parallel those of Beirut: the old town, the he…

    Nicolas Khoury / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Between Sisters

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The two sisters Ornella and Teresa have cared for each other through their whole lives. Teresa…

    Manu Gerosa / Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Big Boys Don't Cry

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Yehia, a 35-year-old bodyguard, embodies a hyper-masculine image of power and violence. After h…

    Muhammad Mustapha / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Bye Bye Tiberias

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Thirty years ago, Hiam left her Palestinian village Deir Hanna in Galilee, where she grew up wi…

    Lina Soualem / France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Camera Never Cries

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    From the beginning of the film, we land in an intimate space with two friends trying to revisit…

    Abuzar Adam, Elsadig Abdelgayoum / Sudan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Cave

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the past seven years the civil war in Syria has spread death, horror and has cost a fri…

    Feras Fayyad / Denmark, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary