Film Funding

  • '81

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    When tasked by officials to pursue entry into the 1981 FIFA Youth World Championships in Austra…

    Dawood Al-Anwari, Ali Al Anssari / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 143 Sahara Street

    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

  • 7 KM - Seven Kilometers

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    1992, somewhere in Algeria. Omar and Othman, two boys from the same poor village, walk the seve…

    Oussama Benhassine / Algeria, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Al Baseer – The Blind Ferryman

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    The blind ferryman Ayoub lives in the southern Iraqi marshes. He knows how to find his way arou…

    Ali Al-Fatlawi / Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Al Zubara

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Taking place in Qatar 150 years into the future, Jassim Mohammed, driven by revenge since the a…

    Hamad Al Mansouri / Qatar / TV Series

  • All this Victory

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    In a small village in the south of Lebanon, during the last days of the July War, five people t…

    Ahmad Ghossein / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Asphalt

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    'Asphalt' delves into the lives of two truck drivers on the road, crossing borders, towns and c…

    Ali Hammoud / Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in one of the most marginalised…

    Yakout Elhababi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Beirut 1931

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    “K.” arrives in his native Jaffa after the disappearance of “M.” Like a lurking shadow, “M.” wo…

    Kamal Aljafari / Palestine, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Big Boys Don't Cry

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Yehia, a 35-year-old bodyguard, embodies a hyper-masculine image of power and violence. After h…

    Muhammad Mustapha / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Body and Soul

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Fahd, a 23-year-old Qatari man, sees no meaning for his life. He is always pessimistic and has…

    Ali Al-Sulaiti / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • The Camera Never Cries

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    From the beginning of the film, we land in an intimate space with two friends trying to revisit…

    Abuzar Adam, Elsadig Abdelgayoum / Sudan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Chasing the Dazzling Light (working title)

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Yaser embarks on a journey searching for inspiration to make a film related to his new place, b…

    Yaser Kassab / Syria, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Civilization of Equality

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    'Civilization of Equality' is a short stop-motion animated musical that reflects the beauty of…

    Ibrahim Albuainain / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Crown of Olives

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Reem leaves her small Moroccan village where producing olive oil is their only means of making…

    Muzna Almusafer / Oman, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dancing Beirut

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    A group of dancers wander through Beirut, looking for spaces where they can generate visual, so…

    Alia Hamdan, Fares Chalabi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay