Film Funding

  • Haifa Street

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    It’s 2006 and Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicentre of the co…

    Mohanad Hayal / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hawi

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Shot in Alexandria using non-professional actors and a volunteer crew, Ibrahim El Batout's thir…

    Ibrahim El Batout / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • History of Fear

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Pola spends his days trimming grass and taking care of a football court in a gated community in…

    Benjamin Naishtat / Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hope

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Aqua, the sea turtle, was born with the disability of having one fin smaller than the other. Bu…

    Abdulla Al-Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Houston, We Have a Problem!

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1948, a space programme was established in Yugoslavia, based on the diaries and technical pl…

    Žiga Virc / Slovenia, Germany, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Idea of a Lake

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Inés, a 35 year-old photographer, is expecting a child and is in an emotionally vulnerable stat…

    Milagros Mumenthaler / Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ismail

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1949, Ismail, a young Palestinian, struggles to support his family after their expulsion to…

    Nora Alsharif / Jordan, Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • It Comes By Night

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    When men turn up dead, the old folks whisper of the "aswang"—a shapeshifting beast from folklor…

    Alyx Ayn Arumpac / Philippines, France, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Jean Genet, Our Father Of Flowers

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    An anonymous grave in the middle of a cemetery with a view of the sea. We are in Larache, south…

    Dalila Ennadre / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last Hillbilly

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In the Appalachian Mountains, east of Kentucky, people feel less American than Appalachian. The…

    Thomas Jenkoe, Diane Bouzgarrou / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Last of Us

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he i…

    Ala Eddine Slim / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Les Enfants Terribles

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In Keskincik, a village situated near the Syrian border of Turkey, a young man, Mahmut wishes t…

    Ahmet Necdet Cupur / France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Liborio

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Liborio is a peasant who gets lost in a hurricane and takes shelter in a cave. When his townshi…

    Fernando Martinez Sosa / Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Light Sounds

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Inseparable, if not by choice, two Sri Lankans work as cleaners at a mosque in Qatar. Lazy and…

    Karem Kamel / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Line of Sight

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    The film opens with a single shot showing a confrontation between Laila and Sami. Laila, a 22-y…

    Aseel Mansour / Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lonely Rock

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Fidel is a fifty-year-old llama herder living in a sparsely populated community in the Argentin…

    Alejandro Telemaco Tarraf / Argentina, Mexico, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Luo Hongwu returns to Kaili, the hometown from which he fled several years ago. He begins the s…

    Gan BI / China, France, Taiwan, Qatar / Feature Narrative