Film Funding

  • 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

  • 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

    In ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’, the free-spirited Badri family escape the overwhelming pollution and…

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

  • Cotton Queen

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    In a cotton-farming village in Sudan, 15-year-old Nafisa lives a simple life, picking cotton wi…

    Suzannah Mirghani / Palestine, Germany, France, 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

  • The Dam

    Fall Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    Sudan, near the Merowe Dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nil…

    Ali Cherri / France, Sudan, Lebanon, Germany, Serbia, 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