Film Funding

  • TCA186: The Tarmac Year

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ahmad and Mourad, two Lebanese cousins, hijack a plane en route from Athens to Beirut. When thi…

    Mohamed Berro / Lebanon, Qatar / TV Series

  • Tangier Stories

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    In contemporary Morocco, Hayat brings Soussen, her 12-year-old daughter, from their poor villag…

    Fyzal Boulifa / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Targuia

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    'Targuia' is the story of Tab, a 16-year-old nomadic girl living in the Sahara in southern Alge…

    Leïla Artese Benhadj / Algeria, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Taste of Apples Is Red

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In the wake of fierce battles of the Syrian Civil War, old Mustafa crosses the border, and retu…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, United States of America, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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 Return Of The Jerboas

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Algeria, 2000. Hakim, a young doctor, arrives in the desert. He moves in with Ammar's family wh…

    Amira Géhanne Khalfallah / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Voice Of The Wild

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In the heart of the Sahara live Abreybone and his pals Kiki, Akalaï, Diara, Japonais, and Abin-…

    Dalel Ziour / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Theft of Fire

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    A failing museum and a career hampered by the Israeli Occupation push Naji, a struggling Palest…

    Amer Shomali / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Tunis-Djerba

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Since her father’s death, Alyssa (19) has become the caretaker of her depressed mother and litt…

    Amel Guellaty / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Under This Roof

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Every episode of 'Under This Roof' follows one person’s struggle for dignity. A woman seeks a j…

    Areej Mahmoud / Lebanon / TV Series

  • Vanishing

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In modern-day Beirut, single mother Rita juggles her work as an investigative journalist with t…

    Lucien Bourjeily / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wall of Death

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    The Ennassiri family are starting a fortieth consecutive year of "The Wall of Death", a fairgro…

    Amine Sabir / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Walou

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    I hate the bled! When I was young, every summer, going to Algeria, I couldn’t do anything witho…

    Hassiba Belhadj / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Where Did I Leave My Face?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ali, originally from Jerusalem, lives in Paris with his girlfriend, Julie. He is constantly tra…

    Ramzi Maqdisi / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Window

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Baghdad under the American occupation. Iraq is in a power vacuum; anarchy is rife; curfews are…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wooden Rifle

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    During the Syrian revolution, 21-year-old Noor tries to escape with his mother to Europe to liv…

    Alfouz Tanjour / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • X Kids

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    X kids are children born in Algeria out of wedlock, or as a result of terrorist marriages, ince…

    Safinez Bousbia / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Yalla Parkour

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Now that his return is unattainable, Ahmad reflects on his undetermined journey out. Despite th…

    Areeb Zuaiter / Sweden, Jordan / Feature Documentary

  • 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