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Film Funding

  • Gaza 36mm

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    There are no longer any cinemas in Gaza due to the force of fundamentalist Islam, which sees th…

    Khalil El-Muzayen / Palestine, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Grandma, a Thousand Times

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    'Grandma, a Thousand Times’ puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the centre of brave film exerc…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Heights

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abdul’Rohim and his friends are young Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar to find refuge i…

    Faïza Yakoubi / Algeria, Romania, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Home Sweet Home

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The filmmaker’s father spent 40 years as the director of a secular school he founded in Beirut’…

    Nadine Naous / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Home There..Cinema Here

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    An abandoned movie theatre. Sound and image buried in dust. A waft of light spills over broken…

    Nidal Al Dibs / Egypt, Qatar, Syria / Feature Documentary

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Loving Wallada

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Wallada, the only child of one of the last Umayyad caliphs, al-Mustakfi murdered in 1025, asser…

    Nacer Khemir / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Maghrebim

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The director returns to the roots of his family’s history, starting from footage his parents fi…

    Ivan Boccara / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Marriage Project

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In southern Tehran, Ehsan House is an institute funded by private donators that has taken care…

    Atieh Attarzadeh, Hesam Eslami / Iran, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Midnight Traveler

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee wi…

    Hassan Fazili / Afghanistan, United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mohammad Saved from the Waters

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    After six years of dialysis and because he refused to accept a transplant, my brother Mohammad…

    Safaa Fathy / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary that narrates the story of its director,…

    Mais Darwazah / Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • O My Body!

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Seeking to bridge Mediterranean cultures, choreographer Abou Lagraa and his wife, dancer Nawal…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    What is left today from the Palestinian revolution are some images and sounds, pieces of film s…

    Mohanad Yaqubi / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Plastic Flowers‏

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    A documentary about the experience of enforced disappearance in the prisons of ISIS told throug…

    Amer Mattar / Syria, Germany, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Tunisian railroaders call it “the normal way” because it is the only railroad in the country bu…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary