Film Funding

  • The Valley

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Following a car accident on a lone mountain road, a middle-aged man loses his memory. Drenched…

    Ghassan Salhab / Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Vanishing

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In modern-day Beirut, single mother Rita juggles her work as an investigative journalist with t…

    Lucien Bourjeily / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Very Big Shot

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    In this clever take on the caper film, three brothers find themselves inextricably bound up in…

    Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Volubilis

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Abdelkader is a security guard and Malika is a domestic employee. Recently married, they are ma…

    Faouzi Bensaïdi / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wajib

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Shadi returns to his hometown to help his father hand-deliver his sister’s wedding invitations.…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wallay

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    When 13-year-old Ady gets himself into trouble in a French suburb, his father decides to send h…

    Berni Goldblat / France, Burkina Faso, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Weldi

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    A Tunisian couple are nearing retirement age, but times are hard, and money is tight. The life…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • When We're Born

    Spring Grant 2011 -

    A revolution has shaped the nation, and the dreamscapes of three Egyptians are interconnected i…

    Tamer Ezzat / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Did I Leave My Face?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Ali, originally from Jerusalem, lives in Paris with his girlfriend, Julie. He is constantly tra…

    Ramzi Maqdisi / Palestine, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Where Do We Go Now?

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    As sectarian conflict looms over a village in the Lebanese countryside, women of different reli…

    Nadine Labaki / Lebanon, France, Italy, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • Whether the Weather is Fine

    Fall Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘Whether the Weather is Fine’ follows Miguel after he wakes up in the chaos of Typhoon Haiyan,…

    Carlo Francisco Manatad / Philippines, France, Singapore, Germany, Indonesia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Whispering Sands

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    A Canadian woman of Arab descent undertakes a trip and hires a guide to help her find a specifi…

    Nacer Khemir / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • White Building

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    20-year-old Samnang and two of his friends live in the White Building, a landmark tenement in P…

    Kavich Neang / Cambodia, France, China, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • White Sun

    Fall Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village a…

    Deepak Rauniyar / Nepal, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Wind Blew On

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    “Perhaps I’m already dead?” says the child, and no one will confirm if this is true or false. H…

    Katrín Ólafsdóttir / Iceland, Qatar, Spain, France, Chile / Feature Narrative

  • Window

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Baghdad under the American occupation. Iraq is in a power vacuum; anarchy is rife; curfews are…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Winter Within

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In Srinagar, Kashmir, Nargis works as a domestic helper for a middle-class family. Her husband,…

    Aamir Bashir / India, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wooden Rifle

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    During the Syrian revolution, 21-year-old Noor tries to escape with his mother to Europe to liv…

    Alfouz Tanjour / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Wooden Rifle

    Spring Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    During the Syrian revolution, 21-year-old Noor tries to escape with his mother to Europe to liv…

    Alfouz Tanjour / Syria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Wounded Angel

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Four loosely connected stories set in a small town in Kazakhstan at the beginning of the 90s, a…

    Emir Baigazin / Kazakhstan, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative