Film Funding

  • Out of Place

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Mohammed, a chubby adolescent, is dancing the Dabke with his teenage friends in the cultural ce…

    Mohammed Al-Madjalawi / Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Places of The Soul

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The story of ‘Places Of The Soul’ begins in Ushuaia, Argentina and follows an environmental exp…

    Hamida Issa / Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Playground Chronicles

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Brahim and his family are of Moroccan descent, and live on the grounds of a crane construction…

    Brahim Fritah / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • School of Hope

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Climate change and overgrazing have brought poverty to the nomad tribes of the High Plateau of…

    Mohamed El Aboudi / Morocco, Finland, France, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Young Ziad is the star of the Jalazon Refugee Camp basketball team in Palestine. When his best…

    Bassam Jarbawi / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Sea Ahead

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    A young woman walks out of the Beirut airport alone and makes her way back home to her parents’…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, France, Belgium, United States of America, 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

  • Ship Of Fools

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    She didn’t even know they were bombs. When her father could no longer pretend they were falling…

    Alia Haju / Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Sirena

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    Lake Titicaca, 1984. Renowned La Paz engineer Morgan Cabrera drowns in a boating accident. An u…

    Carlos Piñeiro / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sister

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a small town in present-day Bulgaria, a mother and her two daughters are struggling to survi…

    Svetla Tsotsorkova / Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Son of a Dog

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Set against the backdrop of a never-ending war, ‘Son of a Dog’ is the coming-of-age story of 17…

    Alain Sauma / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Standstill

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Arihote is a Kanienkehaka photographer whose life is at a standstill. When he witnesses the mur…

    Majdi El-Omari / Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative