Film Funding

  • Haifa Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    It’s 2006 and Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicentre of the co…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Housekeeping

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Farida, a strong-willed Egyptian woman in her 50s, is a cleaning lady who works and lives in an…

    Mazen Khaled / Lebanon, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature 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

  • 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

  • Les Enfants Terribles

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In Keskincik, a village situated near the Syrian border of Turkey, a young man, Mahmut wishes t…

    Ahmet Necdet Cupur / France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Machtat

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Fatma and her two daughters Najeh and Waffeh, live in the neighbourhood of Bir Beranek in Mahdi…

    Sonia Ben Slama / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Man Behind the Microphone

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Hedi Jouini is the most popular musical star in Tunisian history, known as the “Frank Sinatra o…

    Claire Belhassine / Tunisia, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Marriage Project

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    Encourage the patients from a mental hospital to form relationships with each other, get marrie…

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

  • Midnight Traveler

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    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

  • Mornings in Jenin

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Philadelphia 2001. Amal lives an unremarkable life with her daughter, Sara, but mother and daug…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United States of America, United Kingdom, Qatar / TV Series

  • Playtime

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Matthew lives with his mother, an army secretary, in Ahmadi, Kuwait. One night, she leaves him…

    Hamad Al-Tourah / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Reverence for Spiders

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    New York-based imam Omar Metwally develops an unlikely friendship with the homeless teenager wh…

    Faiza Ambah / Saudi Arabia, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Speed Sisters

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Meet Marah, Mona, Betty, Noor and Maysoon – the first all-woman rally-racing team in the Middle…

    Amber Fares / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Streams

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband Tahar, a former local fo…

    Mehdi Hmili / Tunisia, France, Luxembourg, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Bath

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    When his wife leaves on a business trip, Imed must take care of his 5-year-old son, Hedi, for t…

    Anissa Daoud / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Though I Know the River Is Dry

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Alaa has just returned to Palestine after years spent in Detroit. Following the Arab uprisings,…

    Omar Hamilton / Egypt, Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Unremember

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Joana is a 15-year-old who feeds her soul with literature and rock. She lives in Paris with her…

    Flavia Castro / Brazil, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Vanishing

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In modern-day Beirut, single mother Rita juggles her work as an investigative journalist with t…

    Lucien Bourjeily / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative