Film Funding

  • Abou Leila

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algeria, 1994. Terrorist attacks have ravaged the north of the country for the past two years.…

    Amin Sidi-Boumédiène / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Another Spring

    Fall Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Smallpox is the deadliest disease in human history, and its eradication is one of the greatest…

    Mladen Kovacevic / Serbia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ashkal

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In the gardens of Carthage, a new district where modern buildings are juxtaposed with abandoned…

    Youssef Chebbi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aïcha

    Spring Grants 2023 - Production Stage

    How far can we go to break free from our past? Twenty-eight-year-old Aya is an ordinary youn…

    Mehdi M. Barsaoui / France, Tunisia, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Baby Mine

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When a Middle Eastern man kidnaps his sickly daughter, her mother recruits a dubious neighbour…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • The Blue Weddings

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    It all begins in the 80s in Wattrelos, in northern France. Ghalia is an 18-year-old Algerian gi…

    Samia Dzaïr / France, Algeria, Qatar / TV Series

  • Brief History of a Family

    Fall Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    An incident on the playground brings two high school boys who are worlds apart together—the out…

    Jianjie Lin / China, Denmark, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 -

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Canada, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Lebanon, France, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dogs

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Young Roman gets a whole lot more than he bargained for when he inherits a large tract of land…

    Bogdan Florian Mirica / Romania, France, Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Don't Tell a Soul

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Faris, a Lebanese Muslim living in the US, awakens to discover the dead body of his wife’s ex-h…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • El Bastardiya (Once Upon A Time In Tripoli)

    Fall Grants 2022 - Development Stage

    Murad, a young jobless engineer, works instead as a salesman. His father, a truck driver for an…

    Abdullah Al-Ghaly / Libya, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Even Donkeys Have Remorse

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Inside a crumbling old house, Omar spends his days terrified of the outside, while Reem is pass…

    Shirin Abu Shaqra / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Faraya

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In its attempt to overcome a long-lasting economic crisis, the town hall of the luxurious Faray…

    Nadim Tabet, Mounia Akl / Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series

  • Frenzy

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Kadir is released after a 15-year prison term and goes in search of his younger brother Ahmet.…

    Emin Alper / Turkey, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Haifa Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    It’s 2006 and Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicentre of the co…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Halaa'

    Spring Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    An anthology series of Middle Eastern crime stories exploring the complex moral ironies surroun…

    Amal Al-Muftah / Lebanon, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Qatar / TV Series

  • Houston, We Have a Problem!

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1948, a space programme was established in Yugoslavia, based on the diaries and technical pl…

    Žiga Virc / Slovenia, Germany, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative