19 March 2015
Last year, Qatar residents were burying many young Qataris due to accidents occurring from excessive speed on Qatar’s roads. When it hit close to home, Qatari teen Sana Al-Ansari (pictured) decided...
17 March 2015
The inaugural edition of Qumra, the new event by the Doha Film Institute, has been praised by international film professionals for bringing a new formula for the development of emerging talent in a ‘...
11 March 2015
“Put the best of all festivals and labs and roll them into one sweet baklava, that is Qumra for you,” Qatari filmmaker Hend Fakhroo summed up the new industry event by the Doha Film Institute that...
11 March 2015
In the concluding master-class at Qumra, the new industry event by the Doha Film Institute, Qumra Master Cristian Mungiu, a Palm d’Or winner, advised young filmmakers to challenge and inundate...
11 March 2015
Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako, whose Oscar-nominated feature ‘Timbuktu’ screened to a sold-out audience last night in Doha, talked in a master class on Tuesday about the importance of...
09 March 2015
Industry experts and emerging filmmakers highlight Qumra, the new event by the Doha Film Institute, as setting a ground-breaking model for promoting the new generation of talent by offering “a real...
09 March 2015
Palestinian filmmaker and Doha Film Institute Artistic Advisor Elia Suleiman shared his own journey to becoming a filmmaker at Qumra in a candid and inspirational master class on Sunday. The session...
04 March 2015
The inaugural edition of Qumra, a new event by the Doha Film Institute dedicated to the development of emerging filmmakers from Qatar and around the world, has received extensive support from the...
22 February 2015
The Doha Film Institute today announced the public screening programme for the inaugural edition of Qumra which includes Abderrahmane Sissako’s foreign-language Oscar nominated Timbuktu which swept...
11 February 2015
The Doha Film Institute will present a showcase of three films by internationally renowned filmmaker Elia Suleiman on February 20 and 21 at the Museum of Islamic Art auditorium.  The cinematic...
09 February 2015
The Doha Film Institute today announced the thirty-one projects selected to take part in the inaugural edition of Qumra, taking place in Doha, Qatar on March 6-11. Twenty-three narrative feature...
01 February 2015
To celebrate National Sports Day on Tuesday, February 10th, Katara Cultural Village and Doha Film Institute will present a free screening of the classic 1976 sports film, ‘Rocky’, starring Sylvester...

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