Film Funding

  • The Bath

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    When his wife leaves on a business trip, Imed must take care of his 5-year-old son, Hedi, for t…

    Anissa Daoud / Tunisia, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Bystander

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    On a sunny July day in Beirut, Roger, a beloved basketball coach, is on his way to work, proudl…

    Rachel Aoun / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Present

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    Yusef is a family man from the West Bank, battling enormous queues at dawn to get to work every…

    Farah Nabulsi / Palestine, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Unlucky Hamster

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Fluffy is a cute little hamster who just can't catch a break! Every day he patiently waits in h…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi / Qatar, Indonesia / Short Narrative

  • The Third Hand

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Zineb just passed her baccalaureate. Like all the young girls in the area, she wants to study i…

    Hicham Elladdaqi / Morocco, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • This Is Not A Drill

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    In the wake of a radioactive blast, a young and pregnant couple, Maya and Malik follow instruct…

    Nadia Alkhater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • This Is Not A Drill

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In the wake of a radioactive blast, a young and pregnant couple Maya and Malik follow instructi…

    Nadia Alkhater / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Though I Know the River Is Dry

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Alaa has just returned to Palestine after years spent in Detroit. Following the Arab uprisings,…

    Omar Hamilton / Egypt, Palestine, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Time Tree

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Based on the children’s novel by the best-selling author Enid Richemont, 'The Time Tree' is a s…

    Celine Cotran / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Tshweesh

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Beirut, the day of the World Cup. A woman walks through the relatively quiet streets – people a…

    Feyrouz Serhal / Lebanon, Germany, Spain, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Tunnel

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    A couple mourns the tragic loss of a child. Isolated in the harsh conditions of the desert land…

    Karim Souaki / Tunisia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Two or three things I don't know about her

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Lila is an 18-year-old girl living in Brest, France. She plays football and has a boyfriend who…

    Sabrina Idiri Chemloul / France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Under Her Skin

    Spring Grants 2020 - Post-Production Stage

    When her mother forbids her from biting her nails, Sarah must now abide by rules she does not f…

    Meriem Mesraoua / Qatar, Algeria, France / Short Narrative

  • Under Her Skin

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    Oran, Algeria. When her mother forbids her from biting her nails, Sarah must now abide by rules…

    Meriem Mesraoua / Qatar, Algeria, France / Short Narrative

  • Under the Hat

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    ‘Under the Hat’ tells the story of Sheikh Abdul Kareem, an Egyptian mosque prayer caller on the…

    Amal Al-Agroobi / United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Unlucky Hamster

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    The story of a hamster who waited patiently in a pet shop, hoping someday, someone will bring h…

    Abdulaziz Khashabi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Waiting Room

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    We are all aware of the various differences among cultures – language and tradition being the m…

    Hend Fakhroo / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Wake

    Spring Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    In the midst of night, Samaa, an old woman and her pubescent son Sari are at odds on the approp…

    Zahed Bata / Jordan, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Wall

    Fall Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    In this engaging and endearing short, director Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech locates a seemingly im…

    Odette Makhlouf Mouarkech / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Waves '98

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    The complex relationship of contemporary Beirutis to their troubled home city is beautifully im…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative