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

  • Constructions

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Pedro, an ageing security guard, patrols a deserted construction site in Córdoba, Argentina. Ac…

    Fernando Martín Restelli / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Crayons of Askalan

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    A creative documentary based on the powerful story of the Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adawi. IN…

    Laila Hotait Salas / Lebanon, Spain, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Cursed Be the Phosphate

    Spring Grant 2012 -

    On 5 January 2008, a sit-in organised by a group of unemployed youths in front of the town hall…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Damascus My First Kiss

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When I got my first period, my mother kissed me and said with a smile: “Now you are a woman. Yo…

    Lina Alabed / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • A Deep Long Breath

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egyp…

    Tahani Rached / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Democracy Year Zero

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Four weeks. That is how long it took the Tunisian people to overthrow the dictator Zine El Abid…

    Amira Chebli, Christophe Cotteret / Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Devil's Drivers

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The southern West Bank with its beautiful landscapes is home to many Palestinian Bedouins. In t…

    Daniel Carsenty, Mohammed Abugeth / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Diaries from Lebanon

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    In 2018, Joumana, a fiery feminist writer, poet and activist runs for election defying a politi…

    Myriam El Hajj / Lebanon, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Do You Love Me

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    ‘Do You Love Me’ is an archive-based documentary that portrays the lived experiences of generat…

    Lana Daher / France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dona Césaria

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Césaria Evora is an internationally renowned singer whose voice rings with the culture, ambienc…

    Dima Al-Joundi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Dream Away

    Spring Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    Representing freedom and easy cash, Sharm El Sheikh has long been a dream destination for Egypt…

    Marouan Omara, Johanna Domke / Egypt, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Embers

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    A dialogue between two generations is represented by Tamara, the grandchild of an older Tamara…

    Tamara Stepanyan / Armenia, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • FIRE

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Surviving in Algeria is a constant challenge that leaves the nation’s population without hope.…

    Meriem Achour Bouakkaz / Algeria, Canada, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Facing the Dragon

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    In a documentary filmed over four years, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi intimately follows two uncon…

    Sedika Mojadidi / Afghanistan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Fahavalo, Madagascar 1947

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    After World War II, nearly 10,000 Malagasy soldiers travelled back to their island on a liner n…

    Marie Clemence Andriamonta Paes / Madagascar, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Faya Dayi

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    'Faya Dayi' is a uniquely beautiful, award-winning documentary that explores the widespread use…

    Jessica Beshir / Ethiopia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary