Film Funding

  • Hawi

    Fall Grant 2010 - Post-Production Stage

    Shot in Alexandria using non-professional actors and a volunteer crew, Ibrahim El Batout's thir…

    Ibrahim El Batout / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Healer

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    16-year old teenager Abdou lives on the outskirts of Khouribga, a mining town exploiting phosph…

    Mohamed Zineddaine / Morocco, Italy, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hedi

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    Hedi is a simple young man. He is not very talkative or reactive and does not expect much from…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Belgium, France, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Her Mother's Daughter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Tamara, sexy and sparkling, is a professor of biology at the American University of Beirut. She…

    Dima El-Horr / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • History of Fear

    Fall Grant 2013 - Post-Production Stage

    Pola spends his days trimming grass and taking care of a football court in a gated community in…

    Benjamin Naishtat / Argentina, Uruguay, Germany, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Honey Cigar

    Spring Grant 2013 - Development Stage

    Paris, 1993—Selma, 17, lives in a bourgeois and secular Berber family in the suburbs. When she…

    Kamir Aïnouz / Algeria, France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hounds

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    In the working-class suburbs of Casablanca, father and son Hassan and Issam, struggle to surviv…

    Kamal Lazraq / France, Morocco, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • House Without Roof

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    ‘House Without Roof’ tells the journey of Alan, Jan and Liya, three siblings born in the Kurdis…

    Soleen Yusef / Iraq, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A House in Jerusalem

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    In the hope of fulfilling their life-long desire of living in the Holy Land, a Jewish American…

    Muayad Alayan / Palestine, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Housekeeping

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Farida, a strong-willed Egyptian woman in her 50s, is a cleaning lady who works and lives in an…

    Mazen Khaled / Lebanon, Egypt, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Houston, We Have a Problem!

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1948, a space programme was established in Yugoslavia, based on the diaries and technical pl…

    Žiga Virc / Slovenia, Germany, Croatia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Hunting Season

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    After his mother dies, 17-year-old Nahuel is shipped from Buenos Aires to the south of Argentin…

    Natalia Garagiola / Argentina, France, Germany, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • 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