Film Funding

  • 5 Seasons of Revolution

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Lina’s plan was simple. She wanted to become a camerawoman. She liked filming details of life a…

    LINA / Syria, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Adam

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives alone with her 8-ye…

    Maryam Touzani / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Barzakh (Working Title)

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mariam and Noura find their old father dead in his house on the outskirts of the city of Ramall…

    Laila Abbas / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila and her mother, Sara, have a close relationship. They live a comfortable lif…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Chaos

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    ‘Chaos’ narrates the story of three women in three cities – three women who have given up on li…

    Sara Fattahi / Syria, Austria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dream Away

    Spring Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    Representing freedom and easy cash, Sharm El Sheikh has long been a dream destination for Egypt…

    Marouan Omara, Johanna Domke / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Exam

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Rojin is about to sit her university entrance exam. If she fails, her father will force her to…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Exchange

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Kuwait. 1988. In two years, the country will be invaded by Iraq, but Farida is currently embroi…

    Nadia Ahmad / Kuwait, Qatar / TV Series

  • Facing the Dragon

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a documentary filmed over four years, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi intimately follows two uncon…

    Sedika Mojadidi / Afghanistan, United States of America, 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

  • Gubgub

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    After securing her first catch of the day while crab-hunting with her father and brother, brigh…

    Nouf Al Sulaiti / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Honey Cigar

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Paris, 1993—Selma, 17, lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family in the suburbs. When she…

    Kamir Aïnouz / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In A Dream You Saw a Way to Survive and You Were Full of Joy

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Layal, 21, returns home one night after a sexual encounter and joins her mother Salma, who is u…

    Remi Itani / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • Little Palestine, Diary of a Siege

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    The district of Yarmouk in Damascus, Syria, sheltered the largest Palestinian refugee camp in t…

    Abdallah Al-Khatib / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A River's Tale

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘A River’s Tale’ tells the story of Salma and her returning daughter Thuraya in their attempt t…

    Bassem Breche / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Road to Damascus

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Based on Meedo’s novel of the same title. A bus carrying immigrant farmers is gunned down just…

    Meedo Taha / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative