28 September 2015
The inaugural ‘Focus on Qatar’ showcase, presented by the Doha Film Institute, is set to start on Wednesday 30 September at the Museum of Islamic Art. The three-day event includes screenings and...
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...
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...
18 February 2015
The award winning short film titled "Hind's Dream” by Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) staff member Suzi Mirgani along with a cast and crew of students from the school’s Georgetown Film Society...
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...
03 February 2015
The Doha Film Institute today announced recipients of the Fall 2014 session of its grants programme, ahead of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival where four of the Institute’s previous...
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...
31 January 2015
The charm of printed words is fading away in Qatar and the craze for movies is peaking, according to report released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, The Peninsula said.   The...
18 January 2015
The Doha Film Institute will bring an achingly romantic tale set amidst the old world charm of the Yemen’s capital city Sana’a with the screening of director Bader Ben Hirsi’s A New Day in Old Sana’a...
07 December 2014
Abderrahmane Sissako (Timbuktu), Leila Hatami (A Separation), Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) and Danis Tanović (No Man’s Land) are the first names confirmed to participate as Masters...
02 December 2014
Today (Wednesday, December 3), the 2014 Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will celebrate the culmination of the year-long Qatar-Brazil Year of Culture and mark the...
29 October 2014
Ginger Camel, Doha’s premiere media production firm, flew to France in order to receive a Cannes Corporate Media & TV Award for its ictQatar commissioned film, which visualises the future of...

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