Film Funding

  • 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 Fig Trees

    Spring Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    For Melek, Sana, Fidé and Meriem, long days of work in the fields are a way to be together and…

    Erige Sehiri / Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar, France / Feature Narrative

  • Under This Roof

    Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage

    Nadim Asmar’s celebration rally of his presidential candidacy is interrupted when seventy-year-…

    Areej Mahmoud / Lebanon / TV Series

  • 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

  • Under the Shadow

    Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage

    A victim of the post-revolution state crackdown on dissidents, one-time medical student Shideh…

    Babak Anvari / Iran, United Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Underdown

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Moving to Beirut’s anarchic rhythm, ‘Underdown’ follows the struggles of a Palestinian cab driv…

    Sarah Kaskas / Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Unique Girl

    Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

    As the wedding ceremony approaches, all that remains is to complete the final step——obtaining t…

    zakaria nouri / Morocco, Egypt, France, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Unknown Saint

    Fall Grants 2017 - Production Stage

    In this brilliantly comedic modern fable, debut feature director Alaa Eddine Aljem takes audien…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Unremember

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Joana is a 15-year-old who feeds her soul with literature and rock. She lives in Paris with her…

    Flavia Castro / Brazil, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Until Tomorrow

    Fall Grants 2021 - Post-Production Stage

    The hardships experienced by a single mother in the Middle East, who must hide her "illegitimat…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Until the Birds Return

    Fall Grant 2015 -

    Mourad, a businessman, rose to success in Algeria in the 2000s. Now a new man, he wants to stay…

    Karim Moussaoui / Algeria, France, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Valley

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Following a car accident on a lone mountain road, a middle-aged man loses his memory. Drenched…

    Ghassan Salhab / Lebanon, France, Germany, Qatar, United Arab Emirates / Feature Narrative

  • Vanishing

    Fall Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    In modern-day Beirut, single mother Rita juggles her work as an investigative journalist with t…

    Lucien Bourjeily / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Very Big Shot

    Spring Grant 2015 -

    In this clever take on the caper film, three brothers find themselves inextricably bound up in…

    Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya / Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Virgin, the Copts and Me

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Ma…

    Namir Abdel Messeeh / France, Qatar, Egypt / Feature Documentary

  • Volubilis

    Fall Grants 2016 -

    Abdelkader is a security guard and Malika is a domestic employee. Recently married, they are ma…

    Faouzi Bensaïdi / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature 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

  • Wajib

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    Shadi returns to his hometown to help his father hand-deliver his sister’s wedding invitations.…

    Annemarie Jacir / Palestine, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Norway, Colombia, Qatar / Feature 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