Film Funding

  • The Arabic Interpreter

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    After living a relatively normal life as a student studying in Berlin, Hassan reluctantly accep…

    Ali Kareem Obaid / Iraq, Italy, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aya

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Seven-year-old Aya lives in an inner-city neighbourhood of Marseille. Intelligent and obsessed…

    Moufida Fedhila / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Batata

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Shot over an unparalleled ten years, the latest film by Lebanese-Syrian director Noura Kevorkia…

    Noura Kevorkian / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Black Country

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The tanbour is an object of cultural unity; unrestricted by religion or nationalism, this music…

    Mahmoud Omar / Egypt, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Border

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mohammed, a Middle Eastern man is desperately trying to get through airport security to his des…

    Khalifa Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Chaos

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    ‘Chaos’ narrates the story of three women in three cities – three women who have given up on li…

    Sara Fattahi / Syria, Austria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Chasing the Dazzling Light (working title)

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Yaser embarks on a journey searching for inspiration to make a film related to his new place, b…

    Yaser Kassab / Syria, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • A Comedian in a Syrian Tragedy

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    A gripping chronicle of a revolution and war, experienced by Syrian actor Fares Helou. As one o…

    Rami Farah / Syria, Denmark, Qatar, France, Norway / Feature Documentary

  • Dead Dog (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    When Farid, a 60-year-old man who lives abroad, visits his wife in their Lebanese mountain home…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Displaced in Heaven

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The repetition of history and the passing on of collective and individual traumas from generati…

    Khaled Jarrar / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Do You Love Me

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    ‘Do You Love Me’, named after the widely popular Bendaly Family song that was released in 1978…

    Lana Daher / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Don't Get Too Comfortable

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    When Shaima Al-Tamimi’s paternal grandfather migrated from Yemen to Zanzibar half a century ago…

    Shaima Al Tamimi / Yemen, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Short Experimental

  • Dream Away

    Spring Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    Representing freedom and easy cash, Sharm El Sheikh has long been a dream destination for Egypt…

    Marouan Omara, Johanna Domke / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Escape

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    'Escape' is a poetic and intimate journey on the path of exile, through the story of five Syria…

    Katia Jarjoura / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Fifth Resurrection of Farid

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. An old man comes across an odd collection of film reels, vinyl recor…

    Khalid Youssef / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / France, Qatar, Algeria / Feature Documentary

  • The Foreign Son

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Answering the call of his homeland, of which he retains only childhood memories, 50-year-old Om…

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Gevar's Land

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Over four seasons, we follow the labour-filled days of Gevar, a Syrian refugee, whose small gar…

    Qutaiba Barhamji / Syria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary