Film Funding

  • Maqloubeh

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Five young art students awake to the sound of gunfire and bombardment. As the electricity has b…

    Nicolas Damuni / Palestine, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Mary

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    'Mary' showcases a bittersweet story about the daily life of a 65-year-old woman, Mary, and her…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi, Abdulla Al-Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Matoub Lounès: The Story of a Legend

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In the Berber-speaking world, Kabyle singer Matoub Lounès is a legend. Assassinated in 1998, he…

    Régine Abadia / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Me Myself and Murdoch

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad is a 22-year-old Palestinian from a conservative Muslim family in Hebron. With his friend…

    Yahya Alabdallah / Palestine, Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Men in the Sun

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Chatila, Fatah and Abu-Love, three Palestinian refugees, dream of escaping Athens after seven y…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Palestine, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Meskoun

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    While attempting to enter Europe, Lotfi Meskini drowns with seven other unfortunate illegal imm…

    Hicham Lasri / Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, Egypt, Qatar / TV Series

  • Miss Camel

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Melwah, a teenage camel, lives under the strict supervision of her father, and hangs out with h…

    Haifaa Al Mansour / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mornings in Jenin

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Philadelphia 2001. Amal lives an unremarkable life with her daughter, Sara, but mother and daug…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United States of America, United Kingdom, Qatar / TV Series

  • The Mother of All Lies

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Asmae, a 28-year-old Moroccan woman filmmaker doesn’t have any pictures of herself as a child.…

    Asmae El Moudir / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Mute

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In 1960s Qatar, Mama Looloo lives alone as she builds a spaceship in the middle of her living r…

    Thamer Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • My Father Killed Bourguiba

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    'My Father Killed Bourguiba' depicts my journey as a woman in quest of her father’s history. A…

    Fatma Riahi / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Friend Gadhgadhi

    Fall Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    A few days after the assassination of left-wing Tunisian militant Chokri Belaïd in early 2013,…

    Rafik Omrani / Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Nablus Runner

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Deya is a young Palestinian man passionate about marathon running. His obsession takes him thro…

    Haïcha Ladrouz / France, Switzerland, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Nawara

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Nawara, a woman in her 20s, works as a housemaid in the home of Ossama Bey and his family, who…

    Hala Khalil / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Naz (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    One of the most successful and entertaining sporting icons of the 1990s, Naseem Hamed’s unique…

    Omar El-Khairy, Ana Naomi de Sousa / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Night in a Glass of Water

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Northern Lebanon, summer of 1958—in a small village in the ancient Christian Qadisha Valley, ma…

    Carlos Chahine / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Oddity Tales From A Strange Land

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Set in the MENA region, ’Oddity Tales from a Strange Land’ is an episodic TV series, where huma…

    Ahmad Samara / Jordan, Qatar / TV Series

  • One Week Ago, Today

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Off the coast of a small fishing town in the south of Lebanon, a man in his 40s is found uncons…

    Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia / Lebanon, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Opening Doors

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    ‘Opening Doors’ tells the true story of Amna Mahmoud who, from her early childhood, dreamed of…

    Nora Al-Subai / Qatar, Canada / Short Narrative

  • Out of Place

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Mohammed, a chubby adolescent, is dancing the Dabke with his teenage friends in the cultural ce…

    Mohammed Al-Madjalawi / Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary