Film Funding

  • 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

  • The Settlement

    Spring Grants 2024 - Post-Production Stage

    In present-day Alexandria, a factory worker, Sayed el-Deeb, dies on the job. The only compensat…

    Mohamed Rashad / Egypt, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature 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

  • She Was Not Alone

    Spring Grants 2024 - Post-Production Stage

    ‘She Was Not Alone’ is a film about the inner, poetic world of Fatima, an inspiring and indepen…

    Hussein Al-Asadi / Iraq, United States of America, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • The Silence of the Wind

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    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

  • A Simple Cut

    Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    After 14-year-old Kholoud rebels and cuts her hair without her mother's approval, what should b…

    Maha Al-Jefairi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Simple Cut

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    After 13-year-old Kholoud rebels and cuts her hair without her mother's approval, what should b…

    Maha Al-Jefairi / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Sink

    Fall Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    Nadia (40) is a wife and mother to three children. Through her seemingly perfect life, she stru…

    Zain Duraie / Jordan, France, Sweden, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Siren of Faso Fani

    Fall Grant 2013 -

    Through the eyes of former workers at the once-famous cotton factory in Burkina Faso, ‘The Sire…

    Michel K. Zongo / Burkina Faso, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Sirena

    Fall Grants 2018 -

    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 -

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

    Svetla Tsotsorkova / Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative