Film Funding

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Miracle of Almería

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    At the far end of Europe, on the southern border of Spain, lies Almería. It is a huge province…

    Moon Blaisse / Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Most Pretty Dudes

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘The Most Pretty Dudes’ is based on an audio recording of negotiations between two groups, one…

    Mohammad Dibo / Syria, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • My Friend Gadhgadhi

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    A few days after the assassination of left-wing Tunisian militant Chokri Belaïd in early 2013,…

    Rafik Omrani / Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Octopus

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Octopus explores the aftermath of the Beirut explosion. The city is under construction, and the…

    Karim Kassem / Lebanon, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Out on the Streets

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nine men gather for a workshop on a rooftop. There they perform confrontations of everyday life…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Watch Before Deletion

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    An episode of a radio show revisiting the life of an Arab music icon takes an unexpected turn w…

    Mohammad Shawky Hassan / Egypt, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • What's Your Story? Part I

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    Jamal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, meets five young Israelis with differing ideological pe…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • iPhone Memory

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    This docu-fiction uses the device of a stolen iPhone to depict the struggles of several Parisia…

    Mahdi Ali Ali / Qatar / Feature Narrative