Film Funding

  • 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 Days of R.M.

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    R.M. is a writer threatened with death in 1990’s Algeria. He decides to go into exile in France…

    Amin Sidi-Boumédiène / France, Belgium, 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, Saudi Arabia / 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

  • Layla In Dreamland

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Layla is a 60-year-old refugee relocated to the seaside town of Margate with her undocumented g…

    Celine Cotran / United Kingdom, 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

  • Longer Will Be The Night

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Nora learns that the Algerian government is planning to compensate victims of rape from during…

    Latifa Said / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Look at Me

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    Lotfi, a fortysomething Tunisian immigrant, leads the life of a small-time thug in the Noailles…

    Nejib Belkadhi / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Lust

    Spring Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Umm Shooq has run away from her wealthy family to marry the man she loves and has settled into…

    Khaled El Hagar / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Madame Courage

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Omar, an unstable and lonely teenager, lives in a slum in the suburbs of the Algerian port city…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Madmen's Fort

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    In 1860, the Algerian Sahara is coveted by the colonial powers of the time, who dream of it as…

    Narimane Mari / Algeria, France, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Mama, Where Are You?

    Fall Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    Abbas is a 37-year-old bachelor who still lives with his parents in Kuwait. Passive, immature,…

    Meqdad Al-Kout / Kuwait, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative