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Film Funding

  • O My Body!

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Seeking to bridge Mediterranean cultures, choreographer Abou Lagraa and his wife, dancer Nawal…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / France, Qatar, Morocco / Feature Documentary

  • Of Fathers and Sons

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Syrian filmmaker Talal Derki returns after his Sundance prize-winning documentary ‘Return To Ho…

    Talal Derki / Syria, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • On The Road To Downtown

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the lives of the characters and their simple daily details, we discover together the do…

    Sherif El Bendary / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On the Crossbar

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    In June of 1978, Tunisia entered the international football scene as the first African team eve…

    Sami Tlili / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • On the Hillsides

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    A wind of liberty called the Arab Spring has been blowing in this part of the world. Algeria re…

    Abdallah Badis / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Ouaga Girls

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    The sun shines over an open garage in Burkina Faso’s capital, where Bintou is lacquering a car…

    Theresa Traore Dahlberg / Burkina Faso, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Our Dark 70s

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    ‘Our Dark 70s’ is an archival footage project that uncovers the artistic creativity of Morocco’…

    Ali Essafi / Morocco, 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

  • 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

  • Places Of The Soul

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    The story of ‘Places Of The Soul’ begins in Ushuaia, Argentina and follows an environmental exp…

    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

  • Plot 35

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Plot 35 is a place that was never mentioned in my family; it is where my elder sister, who died…

    Eric Caravaca / France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Four Tunisian railway employees are assigned to Line #1. They call it "the normal way" because…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Railway Men

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Tunisian railroaders call it “the normal way” because it is the only railroad in the country bu…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Republic of Silence

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

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

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

  • The Rise of the Gulf / Beyond Black Gold

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Two films to tell the incredible tale of the metamorphosis of the Gulf’s emirates over the cour…

    Frédéric Compain / France, Qatar, Kuwait / Feature Documentary

  • Roshmia

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Since 1956, when he became a refugee from downtown Haifa’s Wadi Alsaleeb neighbourhood, 80-year…

    Salim Abu Jabal / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Rouge Parole

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    The Arab Spring erupted in a country where few would have expected, starting a political earthq…

    Elyes Baccar / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Documentary