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Film Funding

  • A Reverence for Spiders

    Fall Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    New York-based imam Omar Metwally develops an unlikely friendship with the homeless teenager wh…

    Faiza Ambah / Saudi Arabia, United States of America, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Rey

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In 1860, a 35-year-old Frenchman explores Araucania, an autonomous region of southern Chile. Th…

    Niles Atallah / Chile, France, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • A Road to Damascus

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    Gunshots ring out. A bus from Beirut to Damascus crashes. The only witness is a young botanist…

    Meedo Taha / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Road to La Paz

    Spring Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    Thirty-five-year-old Sebastián’s greatest passions are his old Peugeot 505 and the prog-rock ba…

    Francisco Varone / Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Road to Mosul

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Mosul, 2014. Ten-year-old Zaineb and her 14-year-old brother, Yousif escape after ISIS militia…

    Yahya Al Allaq / Iraq, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Rooftops

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Algiers. An overcrowded city with endless traffic jams, chaotic crowds, rundown buildings, old…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Saffron's Land

    Fall Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    In the Atlas Mountains lies Safrana, an isolated village that was repeatedly attacked by the Fr…

    Yassine El Idrissi / Morocco, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sahaab

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Following his brother’s death, Nasser and his friend Sanad decide to participate in a falcon ra…

    Khalifa Abdullah Al Muraikhi / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sanctorum

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small town plagued by a war between the army and drug traffickers, a child has lost his mo…

    Joshua Gil / Mexico, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Scales

    Fall Grant 2014 - Development Stage

    The only source of the food on the island is mermaid flesh. The only way to keep the food suppl…

    Shahad Ameen / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Young Ziad is the star of the Jalazon Refugee Camp basketball team in Palestine. When his best…

    Bassam Jarbawi / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Search for the Star Pearl

    Fall Grant 2015 - Development Stage

    Ali ibn Hamad, a brave, 17-year-old Qatari boy, sails the unknown seas with his friends, the fu…

    Hafiz Ali Ali / Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Seen and Unseen

    Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with h…

    Kamila Andini / Indonesia, Netherlands, Australia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Severed Head

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Two young shepherds, Nizar (16), and his cousin Achraf (14) are grazing their goats on a…

    Lotfi Achour / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shadow of a Man

    Spring Grant 2011 - Development Stage

    Ahmad, 26, is the best mechanic in the mountains of Lebanon. The only car he hasn’t had time an…

    Niam Itani / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shelter

    Spring Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    Ahmad struggles to survive in the ghettos of Beirut. He cannot remember his past or where he ca…

    Kasem Kharsa / Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt / Feature Narrative

  • The Silence of the Wind

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    Rafito deals in smuggling undocumented people from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, a ter…

    Álvaro Aponte-Centeno / Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sirena

    Fall Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    Lake Titicaca, 1984. Renowned La Paz engineer Morgan Cabrera drowns in a boating accident. An u…

    Carlos Piñeiro / Bolivia, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sister

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    In a small town in present-day Bulgaria, a mother and her two daughters are struggling to survi…

    Svetla Tsotsorkova / Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sivas

    Spring Grant 2014 - Post-Production Stage

    Set in a bleak Anatolian village, ‘Sivas’ tells the story of 11-year-old Aslan and Sivas, a wea…

    Kaan Müjdeci / Turkey, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative