Film Funding

  • Border

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production Stage

    Mohammed attempts to travel through a border to see his family, but first, he must navigate the…

    Khalifa Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Born in the Maelstrom

    Spring Grants 2016 - Production Stage

    Inspired by the novel ‘Naissance de Rebecca à l’ère des tourments’ by Québécoise author Marie-C…

    Meryam Joobeur / Tunisia, Canada, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Boss

    Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Five boys from a small village lose their football field and swimming pool to the Tigers, a gan…

    Rzgar Huseein Ahmed / Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • A Brighter Tomorrow

    Fall Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Mehdi, Thibault and M’Barek are three thugs based in Aubervilliers. Mehdi, 30, lives alone with…

    Yassine Qnia / France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Broken Dreamland

    Fall Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Up north in Turku, Finland, 19-year-old Iliyas, the film's protagonist, feels afraid he is losi…

    Khalid Laboudi, Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen / Finland, France, Saudi Arabia, Iceland, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Brotherhood

    Spring Grants 2018 -

    Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. His life is…

    Meryam Joobeur / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden / Short Narrative

  • Bull Shark

    Spring Grants 2016 - Development Stage

    ‘Bull Shark’ is inspired by real events that took place during the second wave of economic grow…

    Mohammed Al Ibrahim / Qatar, Bahrain, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Burning Birds

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    1989. A small village in eastern Sri Lanka. After her husband is abducted, tortured and murdere…

    Sanjeewa Pushpakumara / Sri Lanka, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • By the Time It Gets Dark

    Fall Grant 2013 - Production Stage

    By the Time It Gets Dark’ tells the interwoven stories of several characters: a film director a…

    Anocha Suwichakornpong / Thailand, France, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Bye Bye Tiberias

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    Thirty years ago, Hiam left her Palestinian village Deir Hanna in Galilee, where she grew up wi…

    Lina Soualem / France, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Bystander

    Fall Grants 2018 - Production, 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

  • Cactus Flower

    Fall Grant 2015 - Production Stage

    Aida, a struggling actress, came to Cairo from the Delta as a university student; like many oth…

    Hala Elkoussy / Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Camera Never Cries

    Fall Grants 2020 - Development Stage

    From the beginning of the film, we land in an intimate space with two friends trying to revisit…

    Abuzar Adam, Elsadig Abdelgayoum / Sudan, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Cave

    Spring Grants 2019 - Post-Production Stage

    Through the past seven years the civil war in Syria has spread death, horror and has cost a fri…

    Feras Fayyad / Denmark, Syria, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Cave

    Spring Grants 2018 - Development Stage

    To escape the ongoing aerial bombardment on hospitals and chemical weapon attacks that killed m…

    Feras Fayyad / Syria, Denmark, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Ceuta's Gate

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Ceuta’s Gate is a series of reconstructed situations based on observations made on the border o…

    Randa Maroufi / Morocco, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Chained Prey

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    An Indian falcon, Raja, lives in the Arabian Gulf with his falconer, Sultan. While Raja has mor…

    Esmail Zalat / Egypt, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Challat of Tunis

    Spring Grant 2011 - Production Stage

    Tunis, 2003. A man on a mo-ped, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets. He’s on a mission: to…

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Champ of the Camp

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    Hailed by critics world-wide for its entertaining yet sympathetic look at the labour issue in t…

    Mahmoud Kaabour / United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Chaos

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    ‘Chaos’ narrates the story of three women in three cities – three women who have given up on li…

    Sara Fattahi / Syria, Austria, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Documentary