01 August 2016
As part of its Hekayat Khaleejiya screening series which showcases ‘Stories from the Gulf,’ the DFI Cinema will showcase Emirati director Saeed Salmeen’s captivating feature film Going to Heaven (UAE...
27 July 2016
The Doha Film Institute has announced the grantees of its Qatari Film Fund as part of the Spring 2016 cycle. Four short films by Qatari directors have been selected for this grant cycle, which will...
07 June 2016
The Doha Film Institute today announced that the fourth edition of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival will be held from November 30 to December 5, 2016. ‘Ajyal’, Arabic for ‘generations’, brings people of...
05 June 2016
Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has released results from its Media Industries in the Middle East report, a cooperative effort between NU-Q and the Doha Film Institute (DFI), on television...
03 June 2016
The Doha Film Institute’s special presentation series, ‘Masters of Illusion’, part of DFI Cinema, will present the restored versions of three cult classics, The Mummy, Mirror and 8½’, that highlight...
24 May 2016
Four films supported by the Doha Film Institute have won top honours in key sections of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, including the Best Screenplay and Best Actor awards for The Salesman, co-...
19 May 2016
The Doha Film Institute is hosting emerging Qatari filmmakers at the 69th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, where they are participating in a series of targeted workshops, networking events and...
15 May 2016
The Doha Film Institute today announced the recipients of the Spring 2016 session of its Grants programme. Two of these new grantees, along with four recipients of funding from previous sessions,...
09 May 2016
The Salesman written and directed by celebrated filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, and co-financed by the Doha Film Institute, will mark its world premiere in the official competition of the 2016 Cannes Film...
02 May 2016
The Doha Film Institute will bring the delightful animated film Zarafa as part of its Cinema under the Stars open-air screening on Saturday, May 7, 7.30 PM at the Museum of Islamic Art. The programme...
21 April 2016
Doha Film Institute is presenting a new themed series for cinema lovers in Qatar that celebrates the impact of costumes and fashion in films to create meaningful cinema. A range of diverse activities...
13 April 2016
Following the success of the ‘Science Fiction in Film’ thematic programme, the Doha Film Institute is presenting a new themed series for cinema lovers in Qatar that celebrates the impact of costumes...

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