Film Funding

  • Dancing Beirut

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    A group of dancers wander through Beirut, looking for spaces where they can generate visual, so…

    Alia Hamdan, Fares Chalabi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Dona Césaria

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Césaria Evora is an internationally renowned singer whose voice rings with the culture, ambienc…

    Dima Al-Joundi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Fair Light of Dawn

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    'The Fair Light of Dawn’ offers a kaleidoscopic view of the lives of several citizens in Beirut…

    Hisham Bizri / Lebanon, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Fariha

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    'Fariha' is a short musical documentary that tells the story of an unusual role model for Yemen…

    Bader AL-Riama / Yemen, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • From Abdul To Leila

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    After an accident that causes her to lose her memory and several years of exile, a young Franco…

    Leila Albayaty / Belgium, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Housekeeping

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Farida, a strong-willed Egyptian woman in her 50s, is a cleaning lady who works and lives in an…

    Mazen Khaled / Lebanon, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 -

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Do We Go Now?

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    As sectarian conflict looms over a village in the Lebanese countryside, women of different reli…

    Nadine Labaki / Lebanon, France, Italy, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • Why Did the Bluesman Cross the Road?

    Fall Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    At a car dealership in Santa Monica, California, Ernesto and Jamal are hardworking mechanics by…

    Meedo Taha / United States of America, Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series