Film Funding

  • Democracy Year Zero

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Four weeks. That is how long it took the Tunisian people to overthrow the dictator Zine El Abid…

    Amira Chebli, Christophe Cotteret / Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Devil's Drivers

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The southern West Bank with its beautiful landscapes is home to many Palestinian Bedouins. In t…

    Daniel Carsenty, Mohammed Abugeth / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Dog's Children

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    In Jeddah during the economically transformative year of 1973, a rabid neighbourhood dog cataly…

    Layan Abdul Shakoor / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • El Gran Movimiento

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    After a seven-day walk with his companions, young Elder arrives in the big city seeking to be r…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Embers

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    A dialogue between two generations is represented by Tamara, the grandchild of an older Tamara…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Escape

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    'Escape' is a poetic and intimate journey on the path of exile, through the story of five Syria…

    Katia Jarjoura / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Exam

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Rojin is about to sit her university entrance exam. If she fails, her father will force her to…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Eyes of a Thief

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Inspired by real events, ‘Eyes of a Thief’ is a rare glimpse into Palestinian society from the…

    Najwa Najjar / Palestine, Algeria, France, Iceland, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Faya Dayi

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    'Faya Dayi' is a spiritual journey through the rituals of “khat”, a mildly narcotic leaf chewed…

    Jessica Beshir / Ethiopia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • February 19

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    It is February 19. The train will depart with Anna and Alex. Years have passed; the day has com…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Fragments From Heaven

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    The deserts of the east and the south of Morocco are famed for meteor showers, and their arid l…

    Adnane Baraka / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Freedom Fields

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    At the new dawn of a nation once cut off from the world, a dynamic group of women from fracture…

    Naziha Arebi / Libya, United Kingdom, Netherlands, United States of America, Qatar, Lebanon, Canada / Feature Documentary

  • From My Syrian Room

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    How can one operate as a free, creative person when one has been channelled to remain a good ci…

    Hazem Alhamwi / Syria, Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Gaza Mon Amour

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as…

    Tarzan Nasser, Arab Nasser / Palestine, France, Germany, Portugal, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghadi

    Spring Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small neighbourhood of a traditional Lebanese coastal town, Leba, a music instructor, marr…

    Amin Dora / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ghosts

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    İffet, a single mother in her 40s, lives in Sucular, a ghetto fighting against urban regenerati…

    Azra Deniz Okyay / Turkey, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Grandma, a Thousand Times

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    'Grandma, a Thousand Times’ puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the centre of brave film exerc…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Guardian Of The Worlds

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Hassan recalls the first night that Jellaz became his shelter. After burying his parents and tw…

    Léïla Chaïbi / France, Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary