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Film Funding

  • 1001 Stars

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    A husband and wife are separated only by language; he speaks Arabic while she speaks French and…

    Valentin Noujaïm / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • 200 Meters

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mustafa and his wife Salwa come from two Palestinian villages that are only 200 meters apart, b…

    Ameen Nayfeh / Palestine, Jordan, France, Germany, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Adam

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the bes…

    Maryam Touzani / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila wakes up one morning to find that her mother Sara is gone. The disappearance…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Brotherhood

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. His life is…

    Meryam Joobeur / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden / Short Narrative

  • The Cave

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    To escape the ongoing aerial bombardment on hospitals and chemical weapon attacks that killed m…

    Feras Fayyad / Syria, Denmark, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Children of the Famine

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Between 1915 and 1918, a famine killed an estimated two hundred thousand people, almost half of…

    Reine Mitri / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Devil's Drivers

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The southern West Bank with its beautiful landscapes is home to many Palestinian Bedouins. In t…

    Daniel Carsenty, Mohammed Abugeth / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Facing the Dragon

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    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 Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    At the new dawn of a nation once cut off from the world, a dynamic group of women from fracture…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar, Lebanon, Canada / Feature Documentary

  • Gevar's Land

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Over four seasons, we follow the labour-filled days of Gevar, a Syrian refugee, whose small gar…

    Qutaiba Barhamji / Syria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Girl Made Of Dust

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a village of the Lebanese Chouf, ten-year-old Ruba lives in a dream world filled with witche…

    Hiam Abbass / Palestine, Lebanon, France, Germany, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Gubgub

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

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

    Nouf Al Sulaiti / Qatar / Short 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

  • Harvest

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    A young woman walks out of the Beirut airport alone and makes her way back home to her parents’…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, France, Belgium, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Heights

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abdul’Rohim and his friends are young Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar to find refuge i…

    Faiza Yakoubi / Algeria, Romania, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • How My Grandmother Became A Chair

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The heartless sea is relentlessly approaching poor grandmother’s house. By losing her five sens…

    Nicolas Fattouh / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Interpret

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    After living a relatively normal life as a student studying in Berlin, Hassan reluctantly accep…

    Ali Kareem Obaid / Iraq, Italy, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Kingdom of Malika

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Malika lives alone in the middle of the desert. There she runs a small restaurant serving two d…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Qatar / 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