Film Funding

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dear Son

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Between the vows imposed by the monastic life and the maternity feeling, a nun finds herself fa…

    Wassim Geagea / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dégradé

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip. Today the electricity is on. Christine’s beauty salon is…

    Mohammed (Arab) Abunasser, Ahmad (Tarazan) Abunasser / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Escape

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    'Escape' is a poetic and intimate journey on the path of exile, through the story of five Syria…

    Katia Jarjoura / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    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

  • Go Home

    Fall Grant 2011 -

    Nada is going home. Or at least she wants to. When she returns to Lebanon, she realises she's a…

    Jihane Chouaib / Lebanon, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Her Mother's Daughter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Tamara, sexy and sparkling, is a professor of biology at the American University of Beirut. She…

    Dima El-Horr / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hope

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Hévi and Walat, a Kurdish-Syrian refugee couple in their thirties meet a human trafficker. They…

    Mohammad Shaikhow / Syria, Iraq, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Horseed

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Basketball, one of the oldest and most popular games among Somali women, is now an endangered s…

    Hana Mire / Somalia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Sweden, Congo, Republic of, 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

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land Of Women

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In an impoverished and patriarchal Egyptian village by the Nile, seven teenage girls rebel by f…

    Nada Riyadh / Egypt, France, Denmark / Feature Documentary

  • The Last Queen

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    It is the year 1516. Algiers is a small Arabian-Berber republic, suffocated by the Spaniards, w…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Machtat

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Fatma and her two daughters Najeh and Waffeh, live in the neighbourhood of Bir Beranek in Mahdi…

    Sonia Ben Slama / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mustang

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    A village by the Black Sea, far from Istanbul. When they play a game in which they sit on boys’…

    Deniz Gamze Ergüven / Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Nezouh

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    During the Syrian conflict in Damascus, a missile destroys the ceiling of Zeina’s house. She is…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative