Film Funding

  • 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

    The free-spirited Badri family have escaped the toxic pollution of Beirut by seeking refuge in…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, 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

    North Sudan, Merowe Dam. Abu Salma, a seasonal worker from Darfur, works in a traditional brick…

    Ali Cherri / Lebanon, France, 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

  • The Desert Fish

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Roaming the streets of Beirut searching for metal objects to be recycled, Ahmed, a Syrian refug…

    Wissam Charaf / France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Displaced in Heaven

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The repetition of history and the passing on of collective and individual traumas from generati…

    Khaled Jarrar / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Don't Get Too Comfortable

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    When Shaima Al-Tamimi’s paternal grandfather migrated from Yemen to Zanzibar half a century ago…

    Shaima Al Tamimi / Yemen, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Short Experimental

  • Dr. Hamood Show

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Starring Mohammed Al Dosari and Qatari wrestler Ali Al Naimi, ‘Dr. Hamood Show’ is a 15-episode…

    Ali Al Anssari / Qatar / Unknown

  • Dégradé

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip. Today the electricity is on. Christine’s beauty salon is…

    Mohammed (Arab) Abunasser, Ahmad (Tarazan) Abunasser / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Egypt's Modern Pharaohs

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    On January 25, 1952, downtown Cairo was burnt down: angry mobs demanded the departure of Britis…

    Jihan El Tahri / Egypt, France, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Egyptian Jeanne d'Arc

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    ‘Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc’ is a creative documentary that explores issues of female emancipation i…

    Iman Kamel / Kuwait, Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary