17 March 2019
At the fifth Qumra, the annual industry event by the Doha Film Institute, some of the Arab world’s most recognized filmmakers, shared their insights for young filmmakers starting out in the industry...
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...
14 March 2019
Representing the rising film industry in Qatar, national talent is at the forefront of Qumra 2019, the Doha Film Institute’s fifth annual industry event to be held from March 15th – 20that Souq Waqif...
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....
01 December 2018
International artists who have worked on bold themes about the Middle East region say that cinema helps in bringing the communities together. Showcasing their films at the sixth Ajyal Film Festival,...
01 December 2018
At the sixth Ajyal Film Festival, the annual cinema event hosted by the Doha Film Institute at Katara Cultural Village, on Sunday (Dec. 2, 2018), watch three programmes of short films on the themes...
30 November 2018
A selection of charming shorts that will keep the whole family entertained, the final showcase of films by local talents, an insightful discussion on music in cinema and general screenings of...
30 November 2018
Family and the little ones take centerstage once again today (Friday, Nov. 30, 2018) at the sixth Ajyal Film Festival, the annual cinema event hosted by the Doha Film Institute at Katara Cultural...

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