Film Funding

  • Paris the White

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Aicha married Nour in 1962, the year of Algerian independence. Later, Nour went to work in Fran…

    Lidia Terki / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The People

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mahfod Lakroune, Ahcen Djouzi and Amir Bensaid from the former troupe “Action Culturelle des Tr…

    Rahma Benhamou El Madani / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Prisoner and Jailer

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The story of two contrasting Libyans, one a key official in the former regime, the other one of…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Queen of the Hoggar (working title)

    Spring Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Kella, a young princess, and her elder sister are forced to leave their home because of war. Th…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Olive Tree

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The Belmakis, an upper-middle-class family in France, appear to lead a trouble-free life; all,…

    Karim Bensalah / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rey

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1860, a 35-year-old Frenchman explores Araucania, an autonomous region of southern Chile. Th…

    Niles Atallah / Chile, France, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Rise of the Gulf / Beyond Black Gold

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Two films to tell the incredible tale of the metamorphosis of the Gulf’s emirates over the cour…

    Frédéric Compain / France, Qatar, Kuwait / Feature Documentary

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Saffron's Land

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In the Atlas Mountains lies Safrana, an isolated village that was repeatedly attacked by the Fr…

    Yassine El Idrissi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • TCA186: The Tarmac Year

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ahmad and Mourad, two Lebanese cousins, hijack a plane en route from Athens to Beirut. When thi…

    Mohamed Berro / Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series

  • Tadmor

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Raymond. Youssef. Ali. Saad. Moussa. Rashid. Mahmoud. Elias. Individuals. Together. The Lebanes…

    Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Terra Firma

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    In a small commercial harbour in the south of France, two Moroccan sailors are watching over fe…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • This Is Congo

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    'This Is Congo’ is an unblinking, unfiltered look into one of the world’s longest-standing ongo…

    Daniel McCabe / United States of America, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Canada, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Tug of War

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Denge, a frustrated and rebellious young man meets Yasmin, a young Indian-Zanzibari girl in the…

    Amil Shivji / Tanzania, South Africa, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Walou

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    I hate the bled! When I was young, every summer, going to Algeria, I couldn’t do anything witho…

    Hassiba Belhadj / Algeria, France, 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 We Left Unfinished

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    'What We Left Unfinished' tells the incredible and mostly true story of five unfinished feature…

    Mariam Ghani / Afghanistan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • You Come from Far Away

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    The role of Arabs in the Spanish Civil War has only been associated with the Moroccan troops wh…

    Amal Ramsis / Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay