15 March 2019
The Chief Executive Officer of the Doha Film Institute (DFI), Fatma Hassan Alremaihi, welcomed delegates to the fifth edition of Qumra, a one-of-a-kind film initiative that seeks to provide...
06 March 2019
Fatma Hassan Alremaihi, CEO of the Doha Film Institute (DFI), attended the 2019 Academy Awards® ceremony to support two films backed by the institute; 'Capharnaum' and 'Of Fathers and Sons'....
05 March 2019
Qumra 2019, presented by the Doha Film Institute, from March 15 to 20, will host more than 100 international film industry experts who will mentor 36 Qumra projects, mostly helmed by first- and...
15 February 2019
The Doha Film Institute (DFI) is participating in the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. Recognised as one of the most acclaimed and established film festivals in the world, projects supported...
15 January 2019
The spotlight shined especially brightly on two students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) at the Ajyal Film Festival. Amal Al-Muftah, who has been called “the rising star of Qatari cinema...
03 December 2018
Emerging filmmakers from across the world, who present stories from the Middle East, say creative storytelling helps put the spotlight on the concerns here and gain a deeper global understanding....
05 November 2018
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, is screening a series of films as part of Doha Healthcare Week. The films will be shown over three days, starting on...
30 October 2018
The Doha Film Institute is celebrating the ‘Discover America Festival’ from November 1 to 4, at 7 PM daily, at the Museum of Islamic Art Park. Watch a line-up of four animation films in the outdoors...
21 September 2018
The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has invited interested film aspirants for its practical labs on sound editing and sound mixing to be held in October, with applications due online by September 24. The...
17 August 2018
Seven short films, all made in Qatar, are being presented as the ‘Shortcuts to Qatar’ segment at the prestigious Sarajevo Film Festival, Doha Film Institute (DFI) has said.  The festival, one of...
07 March 2018
The Doha Film Institute will screen 17 captivating films as part of Qumra 2018, the annual industry event being held from March 9 to 14, at Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art. The screenings,...
03 March 2018
A line-up of expert speakers will lead the Qumra Talks this year, who will discuss new and emerging trends in film, media and the creative industry, the Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced. A...

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