Film Funding

  • Under The Figs

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    For Melek, Sana, Fidé and Meriem, long days of work in the fields are a way to be together and…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar, France / Feature Narrative

  • Underdown

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Moving to Beirut’s anarchic rhythm, ‘Underdown’ follows the struggles of a Palestinian cab driv…

    Sarah Kaskas / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Unknown Saint

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Young Amine steals a large sum of money and escapes into the hills with the police hot on his t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Untitled Vinay Shukla Project

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    This raw and timely film offers an intimate portrait of the frontlines of truth in India.

    Vinay Shukla / India / Feature Documentary

  • Vanishing

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In modern-day Beirut, single mother Rita juggles her work as an investigative journalist with t…

    Lucien Bourjeily / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Virgin, the Copts and Me

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Ma…

    Namir Abdel Messeeh / France, Qatar, Egypt / Feature Documentary

  • The Wall

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    In this engaging and endearing short, director Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech locates a seemingly im…

    Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Wall of Death

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    The Ennassiri family are starting a fortieth consecutive year of "The Wall of Death", a fairgro…

    Amine Sabir / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Walou

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    I hate the bled! When I was young, every summer, going to Algeria, I couldn’t do anything witho…

    Hassiba Belhadj / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Watch Before Deletion

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    An episode of a radio show revisiting the life of an Arab music icon takes an unexpected turn w…

    Mohammad Shawky Hassan / Egypt, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Waves

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Before he came to power, a fortune teller told Hosni Mubarak that he would reach a powerful pos…

    Ahmed Nour / Egypt, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Waves '98

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    The complex relationship of contemporary Beirutis to their troubled home city is beautifully im…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • We Could Be Heroes

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    In the run-up to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Azzedine Nouiri, the world champion in seated s…

    Hind Bensari / Denmark, Morocco, Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • We Have Never Been Kids

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 2003, Mahmood Soliman has tracked the subjects of his​ ​2003 documentary ‘Living Among Us…

    Mahmood Soliman / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Weldi

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    A Tunisian couple are nearing retirement age, but times are hard, and money is tight. The life…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • What's Your Story? Part I

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    Jamal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, meets five young Israelis with differing ideological pe…

    Jamal Khalaile, Pauline Carbonnier / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • When Two Worlds Collide

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘When Two Worlds Collide’ traces the epic journey of Alberto Pizango, an indigenous leader faci…

    Heidi Brandenburg, Mathew Orzel / Peru, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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 Did I Leave My Face?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ali, originally from Jerusalem, lives in Paris with his girlfriend, Julie. He is constantly tra…

    Ramzi Maqdisi / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • White Building

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    20-year-old Samnang and two of his friends live in the White Building, a landmark tenement in P…

    Kavich Neang / Cambodia, France, China, Qatar / Feature Narrative