04 March 2020
Assuming responsibility for the management of the health and safety of its residents and international visitors, the Doha Film Institute (DFI) has made the decision to cancel the 2020 edition of...
13 February 2019
Acclaimed filmmaker Ridley Scott has teamed up with Turkish Airlines to direct a cinematic short film set in Istanbul, where East and West meet. “THE JOURNEY”, the story of a chase across the city’s...
27 November 2018
Widows – directed by Academy Award-winning Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer and bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) is a blistering, modern-day thriller set against the...
24 November 2018
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) will be organizing an evening of “art and ingenuity” at the Fire Station Cinema, and at Art29 gallery at the W Doha hotel...
14 May 2018
Qatar Foundation (QF) hosted a talk by Al Jazeera documentary filmmaker Tamer Almisshal at Qatar National Library, officially launching QF’s ‘Education City Speakers Series’. Mrs. Mayan Zebeib, Chief...
10 May 2018
Qatar Foundation (QF) is set to host a talk by Al Jazeera documentary filmmaker, Tamer Almisshal, at Qatar National Library on Sunday, May 13. Almisshal will talk about his film, The Hidden Is More...
09 April 2018
The Doha Film Institute has announced the recipients of the Fall 2017 Qatari Film Fund, which aims to nurture Qatari filmmakers and support them in their script-to-screen journey. From a high number...
04 April 2018
The implications and challenges of on-the-ground reporting in warzones was the center of a discussion at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) with Awad Joumaa, a news editor, book editor, and...
13 March 2018
The first of the Qumra Talks, led by acclaimed photographer Brigitte Lacombe, was defined not only by a journey down 40 years of her illustrious career but also her inspiring work on behalf of Qatar...
12 March 2018
Oscar® nominated director and Qumra Master Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball, Foxcatcher) encouraged first- and second-time filmmakers attending his masterclass to equip themselves with resilience...
11 March 2018
Young Qatari directors, who have their upcoming projects being mentored at Qumra 2018, the industry event by the Doha Film Institute, have endorsed it for the new learnings and wealth of networking...
10 March 2018
Renowned journalist, filmmaker, and activist, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, will address Northwestern University in Qatar’s (NU-Q) graduating class in May. Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary films and projects,...

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