Film Funding

  • Sofia

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Sofia lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself…

    Meryem Benm’Barek / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Son

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Tunisia, Summer 2011. Fares, Meriem, and their 10-year-old son Aziz are a modern and happy Tuni…

    Mehdi Barsaoui / Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Son of a Dog

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Set against the backdrop of a never-ending war, ‘Son of a Dog’ is the coming-of-age story of 17…

    Alain Sauma / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Soula

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Soula, a young single mother, is rejected by her family in the name of honour. Having nowhere t…

    Salah Issaad / Algeria, France, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • South Terminal

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In a Mediterranean country descending into insecurity and armed conflict, a doctor strives to d…

    Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Stable Unstable

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    It is December 31 in Beirut. Seven people are visiting their psychologists, clinging to the hop…

    Mahmoud Hojeij / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Standstill

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Arihote is a Kanienkehaka photographer whose life is at a standstill. When he witnesses the mur…

    Majdi El-Omari / Canada, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Stateless

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Henia will give anything to mend her broken past and find her mother, from whom she has been se…

    Narjiss Nejjar / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Storms

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Mysterious yellow sandstorms strike down upon Algiers and its surrounding areas. Samir, a print…

    Dania Reymond-Boughenou / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Stranger

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production, Production Stage

    After spending unfruitful years studying medicine in the former Soviet Union, Adnan decided to…

    Ameer Fakher Eldin / Syria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Streams

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Amel works in a factory in Tunis. She lives with her alcoholic husband Tahar, a former local fo…

    Mehdi Hmili / Tunisia, France, Luxembourg, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • TV Society

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    The airing of the Arabic version of an international dating TV show, that offers a panel of wom…

    Robert Cremona / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Tangier Stories

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    In contemporary Morocco, Hayat brings Soussen, her 12-year-old daughter, from their poor villag…

    Fyzal Boulifa / France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Taste of Apples Is Red

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In the wake of fierce battles of the Syrian Civil War, old Mustafa crosses the border, and retu…

    Ehab Tarabieh / Syria, United States of America, Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Teacher

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    A Palestinian school teacher’s hidden past comes to light when one of his students discovers hi…

    Farah Nabulsi / Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Alleys

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In a claustrophobic East Amman neighbourhood, where life is dictated by gossip and violence, Al…

    Bassel Ghandour / Jordan, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Names Of The Flowers

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    As Bolivia stages the 50th anniversary of the death of “great Che Guevara”, Julia an old countr…

    Bahman Tavoosi / Canada, United States of America, Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Return Of The Jerboas

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Algeria, 2000. Hakim, a young doctor, arrives in the desert. He moves in with Ammar's family wh…

    Amira Géhanne Khalfallah / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Woodman

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    A surreal feature film with a thriller theme, and a life-sized wooden dummy as the protagonist,…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Theeb

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Arabia, 1916. Theeb [Wolf] lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Em…

    Naji Abu Nowar / Jordan, United Kingdom, Qatar, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative