Film Funding

  • A Deep Long Breath

    Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage

    In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egyp…

    Tahani Rached / Egypt, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Demba

    Fall Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    55-year-old Demba is about to retire after 30 years of service at the city hall in his small to…

    Mamadou Dia / Senegal, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Democracy Year Zero

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    Four weeks. That is how long it took the Tunisian people to overthrow the dictator Zine El Abid…

    Amira Chebli, Christophe Cotteret / Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Desert Fish

    Fall Grant 2012 - Production Stage

    The southern desert of Morocco. The son wants to become a fisherman and is always dreaming of t…

    Alaa Eddine Aljem / Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Deserts

    Fall Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

    Longtime friends, Mehdi and Hamid, work for a collection agency. They crisscross the villages o…

    Faouzi Bensaïdi / Morocco, France, Germany, Belgium, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • The Devil's Drivers

    Spring Grants 2018 - Post-Production Stage

    The southern West Bank with its beautiful landscapes is home to many Palestinian Bedouins. In t…

    Daniel Carsenty, Mohammed Abugeth / Palestine, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Diamond Island

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Diamond Island is a symbol of Cambodia’s future, a sprawling, ultra-modern paradise for the ric…

    Davy Chou / Cambodia, France, Germany, Thailand, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Diaries from Lebanon

    Spring Grants 2021 - Production Stage

    In 2018, Joumana, a fiery feminist writer, poet and activist runs for election defying a politi…

    Myriam El Hajj / Lebanon, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Die Welt

    Fall Grant 2012 - Post-Production Stage

    'Die Welt' is an audacious hybrid of fiction and documentary, showing contemporary Tunisia shor…

    Karim Alexander Pitstra / Tunisia, Netherlands, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Dirty, Difficult, Dangerous

    Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage

    Roaming the streets of Beirut searching for metal objects to be recycled, Ahmed, a Syrian refug…

    Wissam Charaf / France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Disappearance

    Spring Grants 2017 -

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Disco Afrika: A Malagasy Story

    Fall Grants 2023 - Post-Production Stage

    Madagascar, nowadays. Twenty-year-old Kwame struggles to make a living in the clandestine sapph…

    Luck Razanajaona / Madagascar, France, Mauritius, Germany, South Africa, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divine Wind

    Fall Grants 2017 -

    Nour and Amine don’t know each other. They meet in a house, near the city of Timimoun, in the A…

    Merzak Allouache / Algeria, France, Lebanon, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2015 - Post-Production Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Divines

    Fall Grant 2012 - Development Stage

    In a ghetto where trafficking and religion run side by side, Dounia is eager for power and succ…

    Houda Benyamina / Morocco, France, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Do You Love Me

    Spring Grants 2019 - Development Stage

    ‘Do You Love Me’ is an archive-based documentary that portrays the lived experiences of generat…

    Lana Daher / France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • The Dog's Children

    Fall Grants 2016 - Post-Production Stage

    In Jeddah during the economically transformative year of 1973, a rabid neighbourhood dog cataly…

    Layan Abdul Shakoor / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Dogs

    Spring Grants 2016 -

    Young Roman gets a whole lot more than he bargained for when he inherits a large tract of land…

    Bogdan Florian Mirica / Romania, France, Bulgaria, Qatar / Feature Narrative

  • Don't Get Too Comfortable

    Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

    When Shaima Al-Tamimi’s paternal grandfather migrated from Yemen to Zanzibar half a century ago…

    Shaima Al Tamimi / Yemen, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / Short Experimental

  • Don't Tell a Soul

    Spring Grants 2017 - Development Stage

    Faris, a Lebanese Muslim living in the US, awakens to discover the dead body of his wife’s ex-h…

    Nour Wazzi / Lebanon, United Kingdom, Qatar / Feature Narrative