Film Funding

  • 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

    The son of a former Algerian diplomat, Sofiane has lived abroad all his life. He is now a stude…

    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

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative