11 March 2018
At the fourth Qumra, the annual industry event by the Doha Film Institute, senior leaders of some of the world’s leading film festivals, had a concise advice for young filmmakers seeking recognition...
09 February 2018
Following its overwhelming critical acclaim at major international film festivals including Cannes and Toronto, 2016 Qumra Master Naomi Kawase’s modern classic Radiance (Japan, France/2017), will be...
22 January 2018
The Doha Film Institute Cinema (DFI Cinema) has unveiled its new ‘Contemporary Releases’ programme, which aims to bring a unique selection of the latest internationally and regionally acclaimed films...
30 November 2017
Tomorrow (Friday Dec 1) the 5th Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will screen a strong series of films demonstrating its commitment to empowering youth and belief in...
30 November 2017
Tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 30), the fifth Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, takes filmgoers from the wilds of Montana to Morocco’s Atlas Mountains, to the Step dance-offs...
06 September 2017
A strong contingent of 12 films supported by the Doha Film Institute will shine the spotlight on film talent from the Arab region and beyond, at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (...
10 August 2017
Doha Film Institute is shining the spotlight on Qatar’s homegrown talent with the showcase of five Made in Qatar films at the 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival to be held from August 11 to 18. A total of...
14 February 2017
Doha Film Institute has chosen 34 projects from 25 countries, including 12 Qatar-based projects, for mentoring through Masterclasses and networking opportunities for the talents associated at Qumra...
09 February 2017
Eight films from across the world supported by the Doha Film Institute have been chosen for the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), one of the most acclaimed and established film...
25 January 2017
Ten films from across the world supported by the Doha Film Institute have been chosen for the 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam, one of the largest audience and industry-driven film...
02 December 2016
The celebration of cinema for the entire community continues at the fourth Ajyal Youth Film Festival presented by the Doha Film Institute today (Saturday, December 3) with the Big and Tiny Cine-...
21 November 2016
This year’s line-up of 24 short films in competition at the fourth Ajyal Youth Film Festival presents a rich showcase of inspiring tales from 19 countries, that will help raise awareness on global...

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