Film Funding

  • The Forgotten

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Mustafa steals across the Israeli border with the help of a local smuggler. This is a one-way t…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Gaddafi's Girls

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Known as the Amazons or Revolutionary Nuns, they were personally selected by Colonel Gaddafi fo…

    Sylvia Stevens / Libya, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Greatest Wait

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Zei loses her body in cyberspace and finds herself trapped in a city that bears an uncanny rese…

    Razan AlSalah / France, Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Hitch 60 (working title)

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Two mod girls from South-East London embark on a journey across continents, travelling away fro…

    Sara Al Obaidly / Qatar, United Kingdom, Turkey / Feature Documentary

  • In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    ‘In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain’ resides in the cross-section of sci-fi, arc…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Madmen's Fort

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In 1860, the Algerian Sahara is coveted by the colonial powers of the time, who dream of it as…

    Narimane Mari / Algeria, France, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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 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

  • Memory Hotel

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Germany, 1945. World War II is nearing its climactic end. Five-year-old Sophie and her parents…

    Heinrich Sabl / Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • NARDJES A.

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    March 8th, 2019, International Women’s Day and the third consecutive Friday that the city of Al…

    Karim Aïnouz / France, Algeria, Germany, Brazil, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Nine Month War

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Twenty-four-year-old Jani lives in a small town in Western Ukraine, part of the minority Hungar…

    László Csuja / Hungary, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Nothingwood

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    About a hundred kilometres away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most popular and prolific actor-…

    Sonia Kronlund / France, Germany, Qatar / 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

  • The Orphanage

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    'The Orphanage' is set in Kabul in the late 1980s. 15-year-old Qodrat lives on the streets and…

    Shahrbanoo Sadat / Afghanistan, Denmark, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Papicha

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algeria, 1990s—Nedjma is a free-spirited and independent young student. She refuses to allow th…

    Mounia Meddour / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative