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

  • 7 Waves

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    A magical realist tale inspired by local Arabian Gulf mythology and set in Khaleeji modernism.…

    Hamida Issa / Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Feature Narrative

  • After Tahar

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    A patriarch, Tahar: the First Indochina War, psychiatric hospitals. A grandmother, Taklit: a we…

    Soufiane Adel / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary or Essay

  • 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

  • Autumn

    Spring Grants 2022 - Development Stage

    'Autumn' is a conceptual romantic narrative of the captivity of the intellectual class in the t…

    Aisha Al-Jaidah / Qatar, Iran / Short Narrative

  • Awdah

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    Amal Jawadat believes she’s finally getting the happy ending she’s always dreamed of. A Palesti…

    Ihab Jadallah / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bab El Sahra

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    In the desert town of Bab El Sahra in North Africa, Gendarmerie Commander Hamid El Saber faces…

    Salem Brahimi / Algeria, France, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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

  • The Blue Weddings

    Fall Grants 2023 - Development Stage

    It all begins in the 80s in Wattrelos, in northern France. Ghalia is an 18-year-old Algerian gi…

    Samia Dzaïr / France, Algeria, Qatar / TV Series

  • 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