Film Funding

  • I Dreamt of Empire

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Cairo, 1980. Musa, a brilliant Egyptian professor, cannot move past the grief of losing his onl…

    Kasem Kharsa / Egypt, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Idea of a Lake

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Inés, a 35 year-old photographer, is expecting a child and is in an emotionally vulnerable stat…

    Milagros Mumenthaler / Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In A Dream You Saw a Way to Survive and You Were Full of Joy

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Layal, 21, returns home one night after a sexual encounter and joins her mother Salma, who is u…

    Remi Itani / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • In Vitro

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    In a converted nuclear reactor, 70-year-old Dunia, the dying founder of a hi-tech orchard, pass…

    Larissa Sansour / Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • InshAllah a Boy

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Nawal, a grieving mother shaken up by the sudden death of her husband, is now at the risk of lo…

    Amjad Al Rasheed / Jordan, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • James Dean and Me

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    In 1967, in the shadow of the looming Arab-Israeli War, a Palestinian teenager watches James De…

    Sameh Zoabi / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Joint Possession

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    Tangier topography is in turmoil. Pharaonic real estate projects surround the Mansouria, a land…

    Leila Kilani / Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Journey

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train sta…

    Mohamed Jabarah Al Daradji / Iraq, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • LABAN: The False Prophets of Johann Sebastian Bach

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    The French take Lebanon over from the Ottoman Empire and decide to flood a village in order to…

    Daniel Joseph / Lebanon, France, Georgia, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Ladder to Damascus

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Ghalia moves to Damascus to study acting and rents a room in a traditional courtyard house, whe…

    Mohamad Malas / Syria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lamb

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    As ‘Lamb’ opens, nine-year-old Ephraïm (an affecting As ‘Lamb’ opens, nine-year-old Ephraïm (an…

    Yared Zeleke / France, Ethiopia, Germany, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Land

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    The Denetclaws are a Native American family who live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Ne…

    Babak Jalali / United Kingdom, Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last Land

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    Evangelina and Amancio, an elderly couple, live out their lives on an isolated hill. Evangelina…

    Pablo Lamar / Paraguay, Netherlands, Chile, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last Queen

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    It is the year 1516. Algiers is a small Arabian-Berber republic, suffocated by the Spaniards, w…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Last of Us

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    N crosses the desert to North Africa, intending to obtain illegal passage to Europe. After he i…

    Ala Eddine Slim / Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Liborio

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Liborio is a peasant who gets lost in a hurricane and takes shelter in a cave. When his townshi…

    Fernando Martinez Sosa / Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Line of Sight

    Spring Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    The film opens with a single shot showing a confrontation between Laila and Sami. Laila, a 22-y…

    Aseel Mansour / Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Load

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Vlada works as a truck driver during the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999. Tasked with transporti…

    Ognjen Glavonić / Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lonely Rock

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Fidel is a fifty-year-old llama herder living in a sparsely populated community in the Argentin…

    Alejandro Telemaco Tarraf / Argentina, Mexico, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Luo Hongwu returns to Kaili, the hometown from which he fled several years ago. He begins the s…

    Gan BI / China, France, Taiwan, Qatar / Feature Narrative