Film Funding

  • Omar La Fraise

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Omar Zerrouki, better known by his street name Omar la Fraise, is an old school gangster. Force…

    Elias Belkeddar / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • On Trials

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    The enacted. The robe. The absurd. Failed precedents. ‘On Trials’ is a film about realms of law…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • On the Dock

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Aziz, a retired immigrant, learns that a new law facilitates his permanent return home without…

    Yassine Ouahrani / France, Morocco, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • One of Them

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    During Friday prayers, Khalid notices that the khutbah does not start as early as usual. His fr…

    Fahad Al Kuwari / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Other Side of Everything

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A door locked for 70 years in a house haunted by history. The story of an apartment in Belgrade…

    Mila Turajlic / Serbia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Out on the Streets

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nine men gather for a workshop on a rooftop. There they perform confrontations of everyday life…

    Jasmina Metwaly, Philip Rizk / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The People

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mahfod Lakroune, Ahcen Djouzi and Amir Bensaid from the former troupe “Action Culturelle des Tr…

    Rahma Benhamou El Madani / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Pillow Secrets

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    When she recognises the body of the woman who was her mother, a young woman is drawn violently…

    Jillali Ferhati / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Places Of The Soul

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    The story of ‘Places Of The Soul’ follows Qatari filmmaker, Hamida on a journey to Antarctica w…

    Hamida Issa / Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Plastic Flowers‏

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    A documentary about the experience of enforced disappearance in the prisons of ISIS told throug…

    Amer Mattar / Syria, Germany, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Playground Chronicles

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Brahim and his family are of Moroccan descent, and live on the grounds of a crane construction…

    Brahim Fritah / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Narrative

  • Playtime

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Matthew lives with his mother, an army secretary, in Ahmadi, Kuwait. One night, she leaves him…

    Hamad Al-Tourah / Kuwait, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Poster

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    A poster appears on the walls of the Palestinian village of Reith, accusing the local women of…

    Suha Arraf / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Prisoner and Jailer

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The story of two contrasting Libyans, one a key official in the former regime, the other one of…

    Muhannad Lamin / Libya, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Proposal

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Nasser, a young Qatari man, dreams of marrying his American fiancé. He finds himself at the Min…

    Nadia Alkhater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Queens

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Casablanca, Morocco. 27-year-old Zineb is a repeat offender behind bars. When she learns that h…

    Yasmine Benkiran / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Red Path

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Republic of Silence

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    They grew up in the lands of dictators and surveillance, where images are censored, photos are…

    Diana El Jeiroudi / Syria, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Rest In Piece

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Shelling forces the 40-year-old Midyan to flee his homeland. He takes with him only his dearest…

    Antoine Antabi / Syria, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Return

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    A man and a woman cross Syria at war. Forty-year-old Taysir, a Syrian, an exile in France, but…

    Meyar Al-Roumi / Syria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative