Film Funding

  • Ava

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Ava’s first visit to the gynaecologist with her mother is a traumatic experience for the young…

    Sadaf Foroughi / Iran, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Aïcha Bonheur

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Aïcha, a young long-distance runner, is pursuing her Olympic dream. Her brother Omar, a decent…

    Hakim Belabbes / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Barzakh (Working Title)

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mariam and Noura find their old father dead in his house on the outskirts of the city of Ramall…

    Laila Abbas / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bastardo

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    ‘Bastardo’ is the story of Mohsen, ‘the bastard’, whose origins and history are unknown. He was…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Mariam wants to have a nice night out, so she takes to the dancefloor at the benefit she has or…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Qatar. Six-year-old Leila wakes up one morning and finds out that her mother, Sara, is gone. Le…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Six-year-old Leila and her mother, Sara, have a close relationship. They live a comfortable lif…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut 1931

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    “K.” arrives in his native Jaffa after the disappearance of “M.” Like a lurking shadow, “M.” wo…

    Kamal Aljafari / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beirut Hold'em

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Fresh out of prison, Ziko is ready to start a new life. Determined to win back Carole, the love…

    Michel Kammoun / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beneath The Dunes

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Khalifa and Nasser are two cousins who have one bonding ritual: they camp out every weekend at…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Beretta

    Fall Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Suad, a mute Egyptian woman, is constantly harassed by the old men of Cairo and one day decides…

    Sophia Al-Maria / Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Birdshot

    Fall Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Fifteen-year-old Maya works with her father on an isolated farm in the Philippines. While ventu…

    Mikhail Red / Philippines, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Black Frost

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    The plantations in Entre Ríos are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, wher…

    Maximiliano Schonfeld / Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blacklight

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    Sofiane is an Algerian who has enjoyed a relatively easy life growing up abroad as a diplomat's…

    Karim Bensalah / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Blessed

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Algiers, a few years after the Civil War. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their 20th w…

    Sofia Djama / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blessed Benefit

    Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Ahmad, a construction worker, gets tangled up in an unfortunate business deal that lands him in…

    Mahmoud Al Massad / Jordan, Netherlands, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Blue Bicycle

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Twelve-year-old Ali lives with his mother and sister. When not at school, he works at a tyre re…

    Ümit Köreken / Turkey, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Body and Soul

    Spring Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Fahd, a 23-year-old Qatari man, sees no meaning for his life. He is always pessimistic and has…

    Ali Al-Sulaiti / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bombay Rose

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Escaping from child marriage, Kamala makes flower garlands to sell on the streets of Bombay dur…

    Geetanjali Rao / India, France, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Brighter Tomorrow

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mehdi, Thibault and M’Barek are three thugs based in Aubervilliers. Mehdi, 30, lives alone with…

    Yassine Qnia / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative