Film Funding

  • An Unusual Summer

    Fall Grants 2019 -

    My father installed a surveillance camera and recorded the scenes in front of the house, contin…

    Kamal Aljafari / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Birds of September

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    Hiding behind the glass of his moving bubble, the narrator explores the streets of Beirut while…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Chasing the Dazzling Light (working title)

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Yaser embarks on a journey searching for inspiration to make a film related to his new place, b…

    Yaser Kassab / Syria, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Dam

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    North Sudan, Merowe Dam. Abu Salma, a seasonal worker from Darfur, works in a traditional brick…

    Ali Cherri / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Dancing Beirut

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    A group of dancers wander through Beirut, looking for spaces where they can generate visual, so…

    Alia Hamdan, Fares Chalabi / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Experimental Summer

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Both Mahmoud and Zeinab join in the search for the original version of an Egyptian film that wa…

    Mahmoud Lotfy / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Fifth Resurrection of Farid

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. An old man comes across an odd collection of film reels, vinyl recor…

    Khalid Youssef / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Firefly In The Darkness Of Time

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    I deal with the survival of memory and utopias, the ghosts of history that constantly reappear.…

    Djamel Kerkar / Algeria, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • I, Hummus

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    When I landed in Canada in 2006, I became recognized as a giant walking plate of hummus. Being…

    Rawane Nassif / Lebanon, Canada, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Insomnia of a Serial Dreamer

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Facing his insomniac nature, the author of this film meets with several people, asking each one…

    Mohamad Soueid / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Mnemosyne

    Spring Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    On a quest to remember, Shaza returns to her hometown of Alexandria, a decision triggered by th…

    Shaza Moharam / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • My Tears Come From Bagdad

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    ‘My Tears Come From Bagdad’ portrays an encounter between Western and Arab cultures via the sto…

    Leila Albayaty / Iraq, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production/Post-Production Stage

    What is left today from the Palestinian revolution are some images and sounds, pieces of film s…

    Mohanad Yaqubi / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • 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

  • Ouroboros

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Diego Marcon is a man with a broken heart who journeys into the heart of the human condition on…

    Basma Alsharif / Palestine, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Roundabout in My Head

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    While it may seem strange to think of an abattoir as a place of peace and beauty, ‘Roundabout…

    Hassen Ferhani / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Temporarily

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Reham is a 24-year-old Syrian girl who studied acting in Syria. Because of the war there, she m…

    Reham Alkassar / Germany, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • The Tokyo Reel

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    After screening his latest film 'Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory' in Tokyo, the film dir…

    Mohanad Yaqubi / Palestine, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • Watch Before Deletion

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    An episode of a radio show revisiting the life of an Arab music icon takes an unexpected turn w…

    Mohammad Shawky Hassan / Egypt, Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay

  • A Way Home

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    After years of separation, the filmmaker renews her relationship with her mother, Aïcha, who is…

    Karima Saidi / Morocco, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Experimental or Essay