Film Funding

  • Noura's Dream

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Noura meets the love of her life, Lassaad, while her husband, Sofiane, is in jail. She raises h…

    Hinde Boujemaa / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Omé

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Nine-year-old Elias, an active churchgoer preparing for his first communion, tests his faith fo…

    Wassim Geagea / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • On The Road To Downtown

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the lives of the characters and their simple daily details, we discover together the do…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On the Hillsides

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    A wind of liberty called the Arab Spring has been blowing in this part of the world. Algeria re…

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Orca

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Elham, a young divorced Iranian woman, seeks to find herself after being nearly beaten to death…

    Sahar Mossayebi / Qatar, Iran / Feature Narrative

  • Ouaga Girls

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    The sun shines over an open garage in Burkina Faso’s capital, where Bintou is lacquering a car…

    Theresa Traore Dahlberg / Burkina Faso, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Our River...Our Sky

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Sara and her neighbours open the doors of their everyday lives for us, in a middle-class distri…

    Maysoon Pachachi / United Kingdom, France, Germany, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Out on the Streets

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nine men gather for a workshop on a rooftop. There they perform confrontations of everyday life…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Papicha

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algeria, 1990s—Nedjma is a free-spirited and independent young student. She refuses to allow th…

    Mounia Meddour / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Paris the White

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Aicha married Nour in 1962, the year of Algerian independence. Later, Nour went to work in Fran…

    Lidia Terki / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Playtime

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Matthew lives with his mother, an army secretary, in Ahmadi, Kuwait. One night, she leaves him…

    Hamad Al-Tourah / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Plum Season

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Nouha, a 16-year-old teenager, lives in a close relationship with her mother. Her father reappe…

    Rim Mejdi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Poisonous Roses

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    Twenty-eight-year-old Taheya works as a washroom cleaner, and lives with her 22-year-old brothe…

    Fawzi Saleh / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Poster

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A poster appears on the walls of the Palestinian village of Reith, accusing the local women of…

    Suha Arraf / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Queens of Shadow

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    As a young law student, Houria dares to file a complaint against her rapist. She ends up in pri…

    Aida Senna / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Conducting the trains of Line #1, the country's deadliest, five employees struggle with the dar…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Red Path

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Valentine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Jad is a 30-year-old socialite who thinks he’s a poet. His family is pressuring him to take ove…

    Amin Matalqa / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rehana Maryam Noor

    Spring Grants 2020 -

    Rehana, a 37-year-old assistant professor in a private medical college, struggles to keep the h…

    Abdullah Mohammad Saad / Bangladesh, Singapore, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Republic of Silence

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    They grew up in the lands of dictators and surveillance, where images are censored, photos are…

    Diana El Jeiroudi / Syria, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary