Film Funding

  • Hope

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    The short film ‘Hope’ is about a newborn baby sea turtle named Aqua, born with a disability of…

    Abdulla Al Jananhi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hounds

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In the working-class suburbs of Casablanca, father and son Hassan and Issam, struggle to surviv…

    Kamal Lazraq / France, Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Houston, We Have a Problem!

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1948, a space programme was established in Yugoslavia, based on the diaries and technical pl…

    Žiga Virc / Slovenia, Germany, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • How The Sea Became Salty

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Yara is abandoning her life and leaving Egypt for good. She refuses her friend's Amr offer to d…

    Maysoon El-Massry / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Hunting Season

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    After his mother dies, 17-year-old Nahuel is shipped from Buenos Aires to the south of Argentin…

    Natalia Garagiola / Argentina, France, Germany, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Dreamt of Empire

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Cairo, 1980. Musa, a brilliant Egyptian professor, cannot move past the grief of losing his onl…

    Kasem Kharsa / Egypt, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I Wished For Solitude

    Fall Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    The loss of individuality comes in a few forms, but what do we do when this loss manifests as a…

    Hamad Al-Fayhani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Idea of a Lake

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Inés, a 35 year-old photographer, is expecting a child and is in an emotionally vulnerable stat…

    Milagros Mumenthaler / Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In A Dream You Saw a Way to Survive and You Were Full of Joy

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Layal, 21, returns home one night after a sexual encounter and joins her mother Salma, who is u…

    Remi Itani / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In Vitro

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    In a converted nuclear reactor, 70-year-old Dunia, the dying founder of a hi-tech orchard, pass…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • InshAllah a Boy

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Nawal, a grieving mother shaken up by the sudden death of her husband, is now at the risk of lo…

    Amjad Al Rasheed / Jordan, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • J'ai Le Cafard

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Maryam, a single forty-two-year-old office employee is struggling with keeping up the appearanc…

    Maysaa Almumin / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • James Dean and Me

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In 1967, in the shadow of the looming Arab-Israeli War, a Palestinian teenager watches James De…

    Sameh Zoabi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    In Algeria in the mid-1980s, during a period of intense political and social unrest, the Bollyw…

    Amine Hattou / Algeria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Kashta

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Out in the beautiful quiet of the windswept dunes, a man teaches his young sons the traditional…

    A.J. Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Kashta

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Out in the beautiful quiet of the desert, a man teaches his young sons how to track and hunt. F…

    A.J. Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Key

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Fathi Moftah, a child refugee, is obsessed with collecting keys. One day, while he is working a…

    Ghassan Jaradat / Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative