Film Funding

  • A Man on Fire

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    The story of a man who was born and raised in a modest environment and aspired to be a superher…

    Ibrahim Harb / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mariam

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Ever since she attended the Hajj with her grandmother, Mariam has covered her head, but when Fr…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Mediterranean Fever

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Waleed, a Palestinian man, lives comfortably in his sea-view home in Haifa with his wife and ch…

    Maha Haj / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Memories on Stone

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    ‘You have to be crazy to make a film in Kurdistan.’ So says one of the characters in Shawkat Am…

    Shawkat Amin Korki / Germany, Qatar, Iraqi Kurdistan Region / Feature Narrative

  • Memory Exercises

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Between 1954 and 1989, Paraguay suffered one of the longest dictatorships in Latin America: 35…

    Paz Encina / Paraguay, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Mohammad Saved from the Waters

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    After six years of dialysis and because he refused to accept a transplant, my brother Mohammad…

    Safaa Fathy / Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Most Pretty Dudes

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘The Most Pretty Dudes’ is based on an audio recording of negotiations between two groups, one…

    Mohammad Dibo / Syria, Qatar / Short Experimental or Essay

  • Motherhood

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Salha, the matriarch of a farming family in the remote north of Tunisia, is overjoyed when her…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mountain

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Day breaks on the eighth floor in a suburban neighbourhood of Lisbon and 14-year-old David’s gr…

    João Salaviza / Portugal, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Musk

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    After giving up a promising career in museum management to attend to his ailing father, Ahmed s…

    Humaid Alsuwaidi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My Father's House

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In 2012, two weeks after ‘A World Not Ours’ was completed, my father died at the age of 59. He…

    Mahdi Fleifel / Denmark, United Kingdom, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • My Little One

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Sarah, a 35-year-old Belgian woman of Moroccan descent, longs to become a mother and start a fa…

    Kadija Saidi Leclere / Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • My Love Awaits Me by the Sea

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary that narrates the story of its director,…

    Mais Darwazah / Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • My Tears Come From Bagdad

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘My Tears Come From Bagdad’ portrays an encounter between Western and Arab cultures via the sto…

    Leila Albayaty / Iraq, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • My Uncle the "Terrorist"

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    When I was a child, there was a portrait of a man in our house. I never knew who he was; nobody…

    Elias Moubarak / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Night

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    While searching for sleepless souls, a storyteller finds a woman standing in front of her door,…

    Ahmad Saleh / Palestine, Jordan, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Night and the Kid

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The dim light of night covers a stony desert in Algeria. By the light of the moon, Faouzi, IIye…

    David Yon / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Northern Wind

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Marcel, a worker in a French shoe factory, lives a simple life between family, fishing and the…

    Walid Mattar / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Of Sheep and Men

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Bab el Oued, Algiers, 2016. Men and sheep. Sixteen-year-old Habib dreams of becoming a veterina…

    Karim Sayad / Algeria, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary