Film Funding

  • Neighbours

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In a Syrian border village in the early 1980s, little Sero attends school for the first time. A…

    Mano Khalil / Syria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Normal

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When the Arab Spring began in Tunisia and Egypt, Fouzi gathered a group of actors to show them…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • O My Body!

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Seeking to bridge Mediterranean cultures, choreographer Abou Lagraa and his wife, dancer Nawal…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Octopus

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Octopus explores the aftermath of the Beirut explosion. The city is under construction, and the…

    Karim Kassem / Lebanon, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Omar Amiralay - Sorrow, Time and Silence

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    This is not a portrait of the Syrian director Omar Amiralay. This is not a cross-section of the…

    Hala Alabdalla / France, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On The Road To Downtown

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the lives of the characters and their simple daily details, we discover together the do…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Orca

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Elham, a young divorced Iranian woman, seeks to find herself after being nearly beaten to death…

    Sahar Mossayebi / Qatar, Iran / Feature Narrative

  • The Orphanage

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    'The Orphanage' is set in Kabul in the late 1980s. 15-year-old Qodrat lives on the streets and…

    Shahrbanoo Sadat / Afghanistan, Denmark, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Our River...Our Sky

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Sara and her neighbours open the doors of their everyday lives for us, in a middle-class distri…

    Maysoon Pachachi / United Kingdom, France, Germany, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Places of The Soul

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The story of ‘Places Of The Soul’ begins in Ushuaia, Argentina and follows an environmental exp…

    Hamida Issa / Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Revenge Knows Nothing

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    Unfortunately, we live in a world filled with injustice and selfish human actions. 'Revenge Kno…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi, Abdulla Al Janahi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Rey

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1860, a 35-year-old Frenchman explores Araucania, an autonomous region of southern Chile. Th…

    Niles Atallah / Chile, France, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Road to La Paz

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Thirty-five-year-old Sebastián’s greatest passions are his old Peugeot 505 and the prog-rock ba…

    Francisco Varone / Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Roshmia

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 1956, when he became a refugee from downtown Haifa’s Wadi Alsaleeb neighbourhood, 80-year…

    Salim Abu Jabal / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Roundabout in My Head

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    While it may seem strange to think of an abattoir as a place of peace and beauty, ‘Roundabout…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • School of Hope

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Climate change and overgrazing have brought poverty to the nomad tribes of the High Plateau of…

    Mohamed El Aboudi / Morocco, Finland, France, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sivas

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in a bleak Anatolian village, ‘Sivas’ tells the story of 11-year-old Aslan and Sivas, a wea…

    Kaan Müjdeci / Turkey, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Soula

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Soula, a young single mother, is rejected by her family in the name of honour. Having nowhere t…

    Salah Issaad / Algeria, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative