Film Funding

  • Handala, the Boy Without a Face

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Handala, the Palestinian refugee child, appeared in thousands of political caricatures to shed…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Heights

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Abdul’Rohim and his friends are young Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar to find refuge i…

    Faïza Yakoubi / Algeria, Romania, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Heim

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    ‘Heim’ takes place in a refugee centre in Berlin-Tempelhof airport, which though technically ou…

    Liwaa Yazaji, Mohammad Abou Laban / Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series

  • Hope

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Hévi and Walat, a Kurdish-Syrian refugee couple in their thirties meet a human trafficker. They…

    Mohammad Shaikhow / Syria, Iraq, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • House Without Roof

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    ‘House Without Roof’ tells the journey of Alan, Jan and Liya, three siblings born in the Kurdis…

    Soleen Yusef / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    In Algeria in the mid-1980s, during a period of intense political and social unrest, the Bollyw…

    Amine Hattou / Algeria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Last of Us

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he i…

    Ala Eddine Slim / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Little Palestine, Diary of a Siege

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    The district of Yarmouk in Damascus, Syria, sheltered the largest Palestinian refugee camp in t…

    Abdullah Al Khateeb / Lebanon, France, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Locals. Qatar.

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Locals of all classes, professions, genders, and backgrounds talk about their dreams, responsib…

    Saud Al-Thani, Stephen Ochsner / Qatar / Web Series

  • 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

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Meskoun

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    While attempting to enter Europe, Lotfi Meskini drowns with seven other unfortunate illegal imm…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Qatar / TV Series

  • Mica

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Ten-year-old Mica lives with his mother and sick father in a slum in the suburbs of Meknes, whi…

    Ismaël Ferroukhi / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Miracle of Almería

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    At the far end of Europe, on the southern border of Spain, lies Almería. It is a huge province…

    Moon Blaisse / Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My English Cousin

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    2001, Fahed reaches the UK his head filled with dreams. 2018, in the thrall of a mid-life crisi…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Father's House

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In 2012, two weeks after ‘A World Not Ours’ was completed, my father died at the age of 59. He…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Denmark, United Kingdom, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Nezouh

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    During the Syrian conflict in Damascus, a missile destroys the ceiling of Zeina’s house. She is…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative