Film Funding

  • On Trials

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    The enacted. The robe. The absurd. Failed precedents. ‘On Trials’ is a film about realms of law…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • On the Crossbar

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    In June of 1978, Tunisia entered the international football scene as the first African team eve…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On the Hillsides

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    A wind of liberty called the Arab Spring has been blowing in this part of the world. Algeria re…

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Ouroboros

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Diego Marcon is a man with a broken heart who journeys into the heart of the human condition on…

    Basma Alsharif / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Pacific Club

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    La Défense, the 1980s. Paris’ business district is booming—in the day, men and women come to wo…

    Valentin Noujaïm / France, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • The Pact of Aleppo

    Spring Grants 2020 -

    Set in Aleppo from the first demonstrations in 2011 up to the evacuation of the city in 2016, '…

    Karim Serjieh / Syria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Places Of The Soul

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    The story of ‘Places Of The Soul’ follows Qatari filmmaker, Hamida on a journey to Antarctica w…

    Hamida Issa / Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Places of The Soul

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The story of ‘Places Of The Soul’ begins in Ushuaia, Argentina and follows an environmental exp…

    Hamida Issa / Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Plot 35

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Plot 35 is a place that was never mentioned in my family; it is where my elder sister, who died…

    Eric Caravaca / France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Polaris

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Hayat, an expert sailor in the Arctic, navigates far from humans and her family’s past in Franc…

    Ainara Vera / France, Greenland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • R21 aka RESTORING SOLIDARITY

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    After screening his latest film 'Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory' in Tokyo, the film dir…

    Mohanad Yaqubi / Palestine, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Conducting the trains of Line #1, the country's deadliest, five employees struggle with the dar…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Roshmia

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 1956, when he became a refugee from downtown Haifa’s Wadi Alsaleeb neighbourhood, 80-year…

    Salim Abu Jabal / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Roundabout in My Head

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    While it may seem strange to think of an abattoir as a place of peace and beauty, ‘Roundabout…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay