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Film Funding

  • Fidaï

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    During the war in Algeria, El Hadi, the great uncle of filmmaker Damien Ounouri joined his sist…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, China, Germany, United Kingdom, 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

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In post-revolution Libya, a group of women are brought together by one dream: to play football…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, United States of America, Netherlands, Canada, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Froth

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    'Froth' depicts the customs and everyday life on the coast of the Barents Sea. At the heart of…

    Ilia Povolotskiy / Russian Federation, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Gevar's Land

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

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

    Qutaiba Barhamji / Syria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghost Hunting

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    As a result of being jailed in the Shin Bet’s Al-Moskobiya investigation centre at the age of 1…

    Raed Andoni / Palestine, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Happy Holidays

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    A student's involvement in a minor accident sets off a chain reaction of events that leads to t…

    Scandar Copti / Palestine / Feature Narrative

  • Hawi

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Shot in Alexandria using non-professional actors and a volunteer crew, Ibrahim El Batout's thir…

    Ibrahim El Batout / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Heights

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

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

    Faïza Yakoubi / Algeria, Romania, France, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • In Vitro

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    In a converted nuclear reactor, 70-year-old Dunia, the dying founder of a hi-tech orchard, pass…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Interpret

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

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

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

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    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 Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative