Film Funding

  • Cocote

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Alberto, a gardener who works in the city, travels to his hometown to attend the funeral of his…

    Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias / Dominican Republic, Argentina, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Costa Brava Lebanon

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    The free-spirited Badri family have escaped the toxic pollution of Beirut by seeking refuge in…

    Mounia Akl / Lebanon, France, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Crown of Olives

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    Reem leaves her small Moroccan village where producing olive oil is their only means of making…

    Muzna Almusafer / Oman, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daoud's Winter

    Fall Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Iraq, winter 1988. Daoud, a young man from Baghdad, is drafted into the war with Iran. At the f…

    Koutaiba Al-Janabi / Iraq, Lebanon, Netherlands, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dark Skull

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    After his father dies, Elder is forced to live with his grandmother – far away from the city –…

    Kiro Russo / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Dark Wind

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Reko and Pero, a young Yazidi couple, prepare for family life in their village Boza. Suddenly,…

    Hussein Hassan / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Daughters of Abdul-Rahman

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Single and middle-aged, Zainab lives a dreary existence as a local seamstress and her father’s…

    Zaid Abu Hamdan / Jordan, Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Day I Lost My Shadow

    Fall Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Sana is a young mother struggling to raise her eight-year-old child in war-torn Syria in 2012.…

    Soudade Kaadan / Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Grace

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    A young Syrian man is faced with a dilemma: he has only a few days to leave Beirut to go abroad…

    Saleh Nass / Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Days of Tyranny

    Fall Grant 2011 -

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Canada, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Days of Tyranny

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In a border town set in an unnamed Arab country ruled by a ruthless dictatorship, Hana, a mothe…

    Katia Jarjoura / Lebanon, France, Canada, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dead Dog (working title)

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    When Farid, a 60-year-old man who lives abroad, visits his wife in their Lebanese mountain home…

    Sarah Francis / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dede

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Dina lives in a remote village high in the Georgian mountains, where traditions have remained t…

    Mariam Khatchvani / Georgia, Ireland, Netherlands, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Diamond Island

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Diamond Island is a symbol of Cambodia’s future, a sprawling, ultra-modern paradise for the ric…

    Davy Chou / Cambodia, France, Germany, Thailand, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Roaming the streets of Beirut searching for metal objects to be recycled, Ahmed, a Syrian refug…

    Wissam Charaf / France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Disappearance

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divine Wind

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Nour and Amine don’t know each other. They meet in a house, near the city of Timimoun, in the A…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative