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Film Funding

  • Salaam Plenty

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    'Salaam Plenty' is about the memory and erasure of the presence of Afghan cameleers in Australi…

    Samira (Yasmine) Kassari / Morocco, Australia, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Samir in the Dust

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    I always liked smugglers because they are playing with borders. But, I soon realized that the o…

    Mohamed Ouzine / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Searching For Kikhia (working Title)

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Director Jihan Kikhia was only six years old when her father was abducted. Widely considered on…

    Jihan Kikhia / Libya, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Siren of Faso Fani

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Through the eyes of former workers at the once-famous cotton factory in Burkina Faso, ‘The Sire…

    Michel K. Zongo / Burkina Faso, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sleepless nights

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Two people irrevocably changed by war come together in ‘Confession and Struggle,’ an unflinchin…

    Eliane Raheb / Lebanon, France, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Somebody Clap for Me

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    This poetic rollercoaster ride chronicles Ugandan youth reclaiming their right to a voice by br…

    Luciana Ceccatto Farah / Brazil, Uganda, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Speak So I Can See You

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Set at the intersection of an observational documentary and an audio-visual experiment, this fi…

    Marija Stojnic / Serbia, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Speed Sisters

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Meet Marah, Mona, Betty, Noor and Maysoon – the first all-woman rally-racing team in the Middle…

    Amber Fares / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Still Recording

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Two young artists, Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub become embroiled in the events of the besieg…

    Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Stronger than a Bullet

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, war propaganda has been Iran’s largest industry. In the n…

    Maryam Ebrahimi / Iran, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Suspended Wives

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    After waiting for many years, Ghita, Latifa and Karima decide to turn to the courts in order to…

    Merieme Addou / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Tadmor

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Raymond. Youssef. Ali. Saad. Moussa. Rashid. Mahmoud. Elias. Individuals. Together. The Lebanes…

    Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Talking About Trees

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Filmmakers Ibrahim, Soliman, Manar and Altayeb have been friends for over 45 years, idealists a…

    Suhaib Gasmelbari / Sudan, France, Germany, Chad, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Taste of Cement

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The Lebanese Civil War ended nearly a generation ago, but it remains far from forgotten, stampe…

    Ziad Kalthom / Syria, Lebanon, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Terra Firma

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    In a small commercial harbour in the south of France, two Moroccan sailors are watching over fe…

    Laurent Aït Benalla / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Body Of René

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    'The Body of René' is a love story interrupted by war and a black body snatched from the memory…

    Dani Abo Louh / France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Earth Doesn't Move

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a three-star hotel converted into a reception centre for political refugees, people wait to…

    Yosr Gasmi / Tunisia, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Forbidden Strings

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    During the day, they are labourers and do what most Afghan refugees do in Iran, which is carpen…

    Hasan Noori / Afghanistan, Iran / Feature Documentary

  • The Passion According To Andrew

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    “I can’t believe this is happening”, I said to myself when my father’s body failed unexpectedly…

    Corine Shawi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary