Film Funding

  • Sandogi (My Treasure Chest)

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    A middle-aged man is left to question his existence as he goes through an extraordinary journey…

    Noor Alkuwari / Qatar / Short 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

  • Scenes from a Revolt Sustained

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Examining the culture and history of Tunisia and how it has been mediated or ignored by the Wes…

    Kays Mejri, Matt Peterson / France, Tunisia, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • School of Hope

    Fall Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    In the vast expanse of desert, East of Atlas Mountains in Morocco, seasonal rain and snow once…

    Mohamed El Aboudi / Finland, France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Screwdriver

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    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 Sea Ahead

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    A young woman walks out of the Beirut airport alone and makes her way back home to her parents’…

    Ely Dagher / Lebanon, France, Belgium, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Sea Salt

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    On another hot summer day, Nayla wakes up, prays, then accidentally cuts herself while shaving…

    Leila Basma / Lebanon, Czech Republic, Qatar / Short 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

  • Searching For Kikhia (working Title)

    Spring Grants 2019 -

    When director Jihan Kikhia was six years old, her father disappeared. He flew to Cairo and neve…

    Jihan Kikhia / Libya, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Seen and Unseen

    Spring Grants 2017, Spring Grants 2017 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘The Seen and Unseen’ is a mesmerising exploration of grief and healing through a child’s eyes.…

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

  • Selma

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    After the accidental death of her taxi-driver husband, Selma decides to become master of her ow…

    Mohamed Ben Attia / Tunisia, Germany, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Servants

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    Nabil is the guard of an old villa located by the mouth of a river. Sayed Walid, an influential…

    Marwan Khneisser / Lebanon, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Seven Mountains and Seven Seas

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Tamar, an old man, lies sick in bed in his neat European apartment. He struggles to liberate hi…

    Noel Keserwany / France, Lebanon, Qatar / Short 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

  • Shadow of the Butterflies

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    This is a film about the time that has gone, about regrets and fear of our own choices. It is a…

    Sofia El Khyari / France, Morocco, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Shadows

    Spring Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    It’s Ahlam’s first time at an airport. But soon, the excitement of travelling to a new place is…

    Rand Beiruty / Jordan, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Shambhala

    Fall Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    In the heart of Nepalese Himalayas, Pema, a spirited woman, embraces a polyandrous marriage wit…

    Min Bahadur Bham / Nepal, France, Norway, Hong Kong, Turkey, Taiwan, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Shame

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    On their way back home from baseball recruitment tryouts, Pedro and Lucio are pulled off their…

    Miguel Salgado / Mexico, 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

  • Ship Of Fools

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    She didn’t even know they were bombs. When her father could no longer pretend they were falling…

    Alia Haju / Germany, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Documentary