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...
27 March 2016
Talented young high school filmmakers from around the world have been recognized at this year’s 7thTHIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival. The annual international filmmaking competition addresses a...
15 March 2016
Regency Sealine Camp proudly hosted the closing party for the second edition of Qumra, Qatar’s first international film and creative industry gathering. Dozens of film makers and film lovers returned...
07 March 2016
The masterclass by award-winning Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase at Qumra today evolved as a profound spiritual and philosophical journey into her life and outlook, as she highlighted her experience...
24 February 2016
The Doha Film Institute today announced the 33 projects from 19 countries selected to take part in the second edition of Qumra, taking place in Doha, Qatar from March 4-9. Directors and producers...
14 February 2016
Screenwriter/producer/director James Schamus (The Ice Storm, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Indignation) and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing, The Look of...
11 February 2016
Shangri-La Hotel, Doha marked the official opening of its first photography exhibition, titled “A Click for a Cause - #ShangrilART” on February 10, 2016 in the exhibition foyer located at level 2 of...
25 January 2016
Enduring questions about race, community and reconciliation are the subject of a new documentary by Assistant Professor Danielle Beverley, a Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) faculty member....
11 January 2016
Sion Joseph a producer/director who grew up in Qatar talks to us about his accomplishments and experiences working in the Hollywood film Industry and the growing film industry here in Doha. Sion and...
07 December 2015
Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase (Suzaku, Still The Water, An) and Argentinian filmmaker Lucrecia Martel (La Ciénaga, The Headless Woman) are the first filmmakers to be confirmed as Masters for the...
06 December 2015
The filmmakers behind Bilal spoke passionately in a wide-ranging roundtable discussion about the making of their breath-taking animated feature which had its world premiere as the closing night film...
13 October 2015
The third annual Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will open on November 29 with the Middle East Premiere of The Idol, from Academy Award-nominated Palestinian...

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