Film Funding

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

    Fall Grant 2012 -

    Marjoun is 17 years old and an outsider in her home of Little Rock, Arkansas. While her father…

    Susan Youssef / Lebanon, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Marriage Project

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    Encourage the patients from a mental hospital to form relationships with each other, get marrie…

    Atieh Attarzadeh, Hesam Eslami / Iran, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mediterranean Fever

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Waleed, a Palestinian man, lives comfortably in his sea-view home in Haifa with his wife and ch…

    Maha Haj / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Merry Christmas, Yiwu

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Communist ideals have long lost their value in Yiwu, a city with 600 Christmas factories, in wh…

    Mladen Kovacevic / Serbia, Sweden, Germany, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mica

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Ten-year-old Mica lives with his mother and sick father in a slum in the suburbs of Meknes, whi…

    Ismaël Ferroukhi / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Motherhood

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Salha, the matriarch of a farming family in the remote north of Tunisia, is overjoyed when her…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mothers

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Twenty years ago, Mahjouba Edbouche founded the association "Oum al Banine" (Mother of Children…

    Myriam Bakir / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mountain

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old David’s gr…

    João Salaviza / Portugal, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My English Cousin

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    2001, Fahed reaches the UK his head filled with dreams. 2018, in the thrall of a mid-life crisi…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Friend Gadhgadhi

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    A few days after the assassination of left-wing Tunisian militant Chokri Belaïd in early 2013,…

    Rafik Omrani / Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • NARDJES A.

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    March 8th, 2019, International Women’s Day and the third consecutive Friday that the city of Al…

    Karim Aïnouz / France, Algeria, Germany, Brazil, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Night in a Glass of Water

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Northern Lebanon, summer of 1958—in a small village in the ancient Christian Qadisha Valley, ma…

    Carlos Chahine / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nine Month War

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Twenty-four-year-old Jani lives in a small town in Western Ukraine, part of the minority Hungar…

    László Csuja / Hungary, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Northern Wind

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Marcel, a worker in a French shoe factory, lives a simple life between family, fishing and the…

    Walid Mattar / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative