Film Funding

  • In this Land Lay Graves of Mine

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    In 2009, I sold my land in my village in South Lebanon to a Muslim, stirring a sectarian discou…

    Reine Mitri / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Invasion

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    On the night of 20 December, 1989, the USA launched a massive invasion of otherwise peaceful Pa…

    Abner Benaim / Panama, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Invented Biography

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Arturo Belano, alter ego of the writer Roberto Bolaño, shared with his creator a significant pa…

    Nicolás Lasnibat / France, Chile, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • It Comes By Night

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    When men turn up dead, the old folks whisper of the "aswang"—a shapeshifting beast from folklor…

    Alyx Ayn Arumpac / Philippines, France, Norway, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • It Snows at Sidi Bou Said

    Fall Grants 2020 -

    My relentless travels between Paris and Tunis provoke as many discussions with my children as q…

    Fatma Chérif / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Janitou

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    In Algeria in the mid-1980s, during a period of intense political and social unrest, the Bollyw…

    Amine Hattou / Algeria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Jean Genet, Our Father Of Flowers

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    An anonymous grave in the middle of a cemetery with a view of the sea. We are in Larache, south…

    Dalila Ennadre / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Jordari Meno

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Born and raised in Qatar—a small middle eastern country that developed from a fishing village t…

    Jamal Al-Khanji / Italy, Zanzibar, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Kashkash

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    In a region torn apart by tradition, modernity, war, geopolitical spheres of influence, migrati…

    Lea Najjar / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Land Of Women

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In an impoverished and patriarchal Egyptian village by the Nile, seven teenage girls rebel by f…

    Nada Riyadh / Egypt, France, Denmark / Feature Documentary

  • The Last Hillbilly

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In the Appalachian Mountains, east of Kentucky, people feel less American than Appalachian. The…

    Thomas Jenkoe, Diane Bouzgarrou / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Lebanese Rocket Society

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    When filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige inadvertently discovered that their native…

    Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Les Enfants Terribles

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    In Keskincik, a village situated near the Syrian border of Turkey, a young man, Mahmut wishes t…

    Ahmet Necdet Cupur / France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Listen to the Silence

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Nine years old and almost always smiling, Luka lives in a boarding school for deaf children, wh…

    Mariam Chachia / Georgia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Liyana

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Liyana is a young, fictional girl created by several young orphans in Swaziland, where the scou…

    Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp / Swaziland, Qatar, United States of America / Feature Documentary

  • Looking for the Man with the Camera

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    "Looking for the Man with the Camera" is a journey that takes the narrator from Geneva to the…

    Boutheyna Bouslama / France, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Loving Wallada

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Wallada, the only child of one of the last Umayyad caliphs, al-Mustakfi murdered in 1025, asser…

    Nacer Khemir / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Machtat

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Fatma and her two daughters Najeh and Waffeh, live in the neighbourhood of Bir Beranek in Mahdi…

    Sonia Ben Slama / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Maghrebim

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    The director returns to the roots of his family’s history, starting from footage his parents fi…

    Ivan Boccara / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Man Behind the Microphone

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Hedi Jouini is the most popular musical star in Tunisian history, known as the “Frank Sinatra o…

    Claire Belhassine / Tunisia, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary