Film Funding

  • Chitana

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Eya and Sofia, two sisters of ten and twelve years old, are sent to the local grocery store by…

    Amel Guellaty / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Cinema Palestine

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    This film will focus on the ‘fourth wave’ of Palestinian cinema, running from 1980 to the prese…

    Tim Schwab / Palestine, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Closet Sessions (Season 2)

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    ‘The Closet Sessions’ concept existed ever since hip-hop artist and director Ahmad “Satti” Ibra…

    Ahmad Ibrahim / Jordan, Qatar / Web Series

  • Clouds

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Set in the South of Oman in 1978 after the Dhofar Rebellion. A story of a man called Ghafali…

    Muzna Al-Musafer / Oman, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Colonel's Stray Dogs

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Khalid Shamis / Libya, South Africa, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Companions of the White Arc

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    After conquering the majestic seven summits and the South Pole in 2014, Moe Al Thani is on his…

    Elia Youssef, Mohammed Al Thani / Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, Romania, Norway / Feature Documentary

  • Concrete Dreams: Some Roads Lead Home

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    I want to tell a story of the evolving landscape of a nation that has been marred by images of …

    Saba Karim Khan / Pakistan, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Concrete Land

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Al-Najar is a Bedouin family of three generations living in makeshift tents in one of Amman’s s…

    Asmahan Bkerat / Jordan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Control

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    In the state TV control room, the technical team is preparing for what is arguably the most imp…

    Mohamed Adeeb / Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Costa Brava, Lebanon

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’, the free-spirited Badri family escape the overwhelming pollution and…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cotton Queen

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa lives a simple life, picking cotton wi…

    Suzannah Mirghani / Palestine, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Curious Mr. Daoud

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    The writer Kamel Daoud is one of a kind. His words unleash passions, acerbic polemics and conde…

    Sidahmed Semiane / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Dam

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Sudan, near the Merowe Dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nil…

    Ali Cherri / France, Sudan, Lebanon, Germany, Serbia, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day Vladimir Died

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Vladimir, an old Beirut resident, checks the obituaries page and attends funerals daily. Follow…

    Fadi Syriani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Day of Wrath: Tales from Tripoli

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Combining fiction with the documentation of real events, 'The Day of Wrath: Tales from Tripoli'…

    Rania Rafei / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Days of Tyranny

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Lebanon, France, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dead Dog (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    When Farid, a 60-year-old man who lives abroad, visits his wife in their Lebanese mountain home…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dear Son

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Between the vows imposed by the monastic life and the maternity feeling, a nun finds herself fa…

    Wassim Geagea / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Dede

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Dina lives in a remote village high in the Georgian mountains, where traditions have remained t…

    Mariam Khatchvani / Georgia, Ireland, Netherlands, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative