Film Funding

  • The Orphanage

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    'The Orphanage' is set in Kabul in the late 1980s. 15-year-old Qodrat lives on the streets and…

    Shahrbanoo Sadat / Afghanistan, Denmark, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Perhaps What I Fear Does Not Exist

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    “I can’t believe this is happening”, I said to myself when my father’s body failed unexpectedly…

    Corine Shawi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Searching For Kikhia (working Title)

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    When director Jihan Kikhia was six years old, her father disappeared. He flew to Cairo and neve…

    Jihan Kikhia / Libya, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • South Terminal

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In a Mediterranean country descending into insecurity and armed conflict, a doctor strives to d…

    Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Stranger

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production, Production Stage

    After spending unfruitful years studying medicine in the former Soviet Union, Adnan decided to…

    Ameer Fakher Eldin / Syria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Temporarily

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Reham is a 24-year-old Syrian girl who studied acting in Syria. Because of the war there, she m…

    Reham Alkassar / Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Body Of René

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    'The Body of René' is a love story interrupted by war and a black body snatched from the memory…

    Dani Abo Louh / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Names Of The Flowers

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    As Bolivia stages the 50th anniversary of the death of “great Che Guevara”, Julia an old countr…

    Bahman Tavoosi / Canada, United States of America, Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Present

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Yusef is a family man from the West Bank, battling enormous queues at dawn to get to work every…

    Farah Nabulsi / Palestine, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Woodman

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    A surreal feature film with a thriller theme, and a life-sized wooden dummy as the protagonist,…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • This Is Not A Drill

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    In the wake of a radioactive blast, a young and pregnant couple, Maya and Malik follow instruct…

    Nadia Alkhater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • To Live To Sing

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Zhao Li is the manager of a small Sichuan Opera troupe of 11 members living and performing toge…

    Johnny Ma / China, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Watch Before Deletion

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    An episode of a radio show revisiting the life of an Arab music icon takes an unexpected turn w…

    Mohammad Shawky Hassan / Egypt, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Yalla, Baba!

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In 1980, 32-year-old Mansour travelled to Belgium with his friends, bought cars, and set off on…

    Angie Obeid / Belgium, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary