Film Funding

  • Beirut Hold'em

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Fresh out of prison, Ziko is ready to start a new life. Determined to win back Carole, the love…

    Michel Kammoun / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Bird's Placebo

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    After his legs are amputated while trying to cross the Mediterranean, Yahya, a young Tunisian m…

    Rami Jarboui / Tunisia, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Black Veil

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Many women around the world suffer under oppression and dream of escaping it. ‘The Black Veil’…

    A.J. Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Blacklight

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Sofiane is an Algerian who has enjoyed a relatively easy life growing up abroad as a diplomat's…

    Karim Bensalah / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blessed Benefit

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ahmad, a construction worker, gets tangled up in an unfortunate business deal that lands him in…

    Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan, Netherlands, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bombay Rose

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Escaping from child marriage, Kamala makes flower garlands to sell on the streets of Bombay dur…

    Geetanjali Rao / India, France, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Border

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mohammed attempts to travel through a border to see his family, but first, he must navigate the…

    Khalifa Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Boss

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Five boys from a small village lose their football field and swimming pool to the Tigers, a gan…

    Rzgar Huseein Ahmed / Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Brighter Tomorrow

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mehdi, Thibault and M’Barek are three thugs based in Aubervilliers. Mehdi, 30, lives alone with…

    Yassine Qnia / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Broken Dreamland

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Up north in Turku, Finland, 19-year-old Iliyas, the film's protagonist, feels afraid he is losi…

    Khalid Laboudi, Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen / Finland, France, Saudi Arabia, Iceland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bye Bye Tiberias

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Thirty years ago, Hiam left her Palestinian village Deir Hanna in Galilee, where she grew up wi…

    Lina Soualem / France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Chained Prey

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    An Indian falcon, Raja, lives in the Arabian Gulf with his falconer, Sultan. While Raja has mor…

    Esmail Zalat / Egypt, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Challat of Tunis

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Tunis, 2003. A man on a mo-ped, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets. He’s on a mission: to…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Champ of the Camp

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Hailed by critics world-wide for its entertaining yet sympathetic look at the labour issue in t…

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

  • Chikha

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Fatine, a 17-year-old girl, lives in Azemmour, Morocco, with her mother Nadia, and grandfather.…

    Ayoub Layoussifi, Zahoua RAJI / Morocco, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Children of the Famine

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Between 1915 and 1918, a famine killed an estimated two hundred thousand people, almost half of…

    Reine Mitri / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary