Film Funding

  • 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

  • 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

  • Embers

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    A dialogue between two generations is represented by Tamara, the grandchild of an older Tamara…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Facing the Dragon

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a documentary filmed over four years, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi intimately follows two uncon…

    Sedika Mojadidi / Afghanistan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Flower Men

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    ‘The Flower Men’ is a feature and observational-investigative documentary film that explores the…

    Yousra Ishaq / Yemen, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Frenzy

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Kadir is released after a 15-year prison term and goes in search of his younger brother Ahmet.…

    Emin Alper / Turkey, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gaza 36mm

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    There are no longer any cinemas in Gaza due to the force of fundamentalist Islam, which sees th…

    Khalil El-Muzayen / Palestine, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Gaza Weekend

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    The UN imposes an embargo on Israel following the outbreak of a deadly virus. However, due to i…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghosts

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    İffet, a single mother in her 40s, lives in Sucular, a ghetto fighting against urban regenerati…

    Azra Deniz Okyay / Turkey, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Greatest Wait

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Zei loses her body in cyberspace and finds herself trapped in a city that bears an uncanny rese…

    Razan AlSalah / France, Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Hitch 60 (working title)

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    Two mod girls from South-East London embark on a journey across continents, travelling away fro…

    Sara Al Obaidly / Qatar, United Kingdom, Turkey / Feature Documentary

  • Home There..Cinema Here

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    An abandoned movie theatre. Sound and image buried in dust. A waft of light spills over broken…

    Nidal Al Dibs / Egypt, Qatar, Syria / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In A Dream You Saw a Way to Survive and You Were Full of Joy

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Layal, 21, returns home one night after a sexual encounter and joins her mother Salma, who is u…

    Remi Itani / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In The Middle

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    In a rarely seen perspective of war, we follow Ali—a Yemeni soldier on tour in the temporary ca…

    Mariam Al-Dhubhani / Yemen, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • In the Claws of a Century Wanting

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Anne gives birth to her third child. Akira learns reading and writing while foraging for scrap…

    Jewel Maranan / Philippines, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    ‘In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain’ resides in the cross-section of sci-fi, arc…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay