Film Funding

  • 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

  • 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

  • It Comes By Night

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    When men turn up dead, the old folks whisper of the "aswang"—a shapeshifting beast from folklor…

    Alyx Ayn Arumpac / Philippines, France, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • J'ai Le Cafard

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Maryam, a single forty-two-year-old office employee is struggling with keeping up the appearanc…

    Maysaa Almumin / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • 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 Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    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

  • The Key

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Fathi Moftah, a child refugee, is obsessed with collecting keys. One day, while he is working a…

    Ghassan Jaradat / Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Kiss

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Meriem and Reda are two young Algerian lovers, who have still not managed to exchange their fir…

    Azedine KASRI / France, Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Ladder to Damascus

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional courtyard house, whe…

    Mohamad Malas / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    The Denetclaws are a Native American family who live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Ne…

    Babak Jalali / United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last Hillbilly

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In the Appalachian Mountains, east of Kentucky, people feel less American than Appalachian. The…

    Thomas Jenkoe, Diane Bouzgarrou / France, 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

  • Liborio

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Liborio is a peasant who gets lost in a hurricane and takes shelter in a cave. When his townshi…

    Fernando Martinez Sosa / Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, 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

  • Lust

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Umm Shooq has run away from her wealthy family to marry the man she loves and has settled into…

    Khaled El Hagar / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mama, Where Are You?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abbas is a 37-year-old bachelor who still lives with his parents in Kuwait. Passive, immature,…

    Meqdad Al-Kout / Kuwait, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Man Who Stole Banksy

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    In 2007, anonymous street artist and activist Banksy painted a number of politically divisive a…

    Marco Proserpio / United Kingdom, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Man Without a Cellphone

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    A humorous, sharp take on the social milieu of a Palestinian village inside Israel. Jawdat just…

    Sameh Zoabi / Belgium, France, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man of Honor

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in Lebanon and Jordan, ‘A Man of Honor’ is a story of passion, betrayal and the many facets…

    Jean-Claude Codsi / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Man on Fire

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The story of a man who was born and raised in a modest environment and aspired to be a superher…

    Ibrahim Harb / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary