Film Funding

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • School of Hope

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In the vast expanse of desert, East of Atlas Mountains in Morocco, seasonal rain and snow once…

    Mohamed El Aboudi / Finland, France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Searching For Kikhia (working Title)

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    When director Jihan Kikhia was six years old, her father disappeared. He flew to Cairo and neve…

    Jihan Kikhia / Libya, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ship Of Fools

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    She didn’t even know they were bombs. When her father could no longer pretend they were falling…

    Alia Haju / Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Somebody Clap for Me

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    This poetic rollercoaster ride chronicles Ugandan youth reclaiming their right to a voice by br…

    Luciana Ceccatto Farah / Brazil, Uganda, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Speak So I Can See You

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    Set at the intersection of an observational documentary and an audio-visual experiment, this fi…

    Marija Stojnic / Serbia, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Still Recording

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Two young artists, Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub become embroiled in the events of the besieg…

    Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Stronger than a Bullet

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, war propaganda has been Iran’s largest industry. In the n…

    Maryam Ebrahimi / Iran, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Suspended Wives

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    After waiting for many years, Ghita, Latifa and Karima decide to turn to the courts in order to…

    Merieme Addou / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Tadmor

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Raymond. Youssef. Ali. Saad. Moussa. Rashid. Mahmoud. Elias. Individuals. Together. The Lebanes…

    Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Targuia

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    'Targuia' is the story of Tab, a 16-year-old nomadic girl living in the Sahara in southern Alge…

    Leïla Artese Benhadj / Algeria, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Taste of Cement

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The Lebanese Civil War ended nearly a generation ago, but it remains far from forgotten, stampe…

    Ziad Kalthom / Syria, Lebanon, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Terra Firma

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    In a small commercial harbour in the south of France, two Moroccan sailors are watching over fe…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Disqualified

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Mehrez is a bold personality in a small Tunisian town. At 25 years old, Mehrez decides to enlig…

    Hamza Ouni / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Dragon Blood Island

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    ‘The Dragon Blood Island’ is a short documentary that focuses on the beauty of what has been de…

    Sufian Abulohom / Yemen, United States of America, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Theft of Fire

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    A failing museum and a career hampered by the Israeli Occupation push Naji, a struggling Palest…

    Amer Shomali / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Their Algeria

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    After 62 years of living together, Aïcha and Mabrouk, my grandparents, are separating. They now…

    Lina Soualem / France, Algeria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • This Is Congo

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    'This Is Congo’ is an unblinking, unfiltered look into one of the world’s longest-standing ongo…

    Daniel McCabe / United States of America, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • This Rain Will Never Stop

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    ‘This Rain Will Never Stop’ takes audiences on a powerful, visually arresting journey through h…

    Alina Gorlova / Ukraine, Latvia, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Those Who Watch Over

    Fall Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    An immigrant ceases to be a traveller when they decide to be buried in their host land. In the…

    Karima Saidi / Belgium, Qatar, France / Feature Documentary