03 May 2019
The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has set another first in the Arab region for a film organisation, with its latest co-financed project selected to the Official Selection, Competition once again at the...
02 September 2018
The Doha Film Institute Cinema (DFI Cinema) will screen the profound film, The Rider (USA/2018), directed by Chloé Zhao, as part of its ‘Contemporary Releases’ which aims to bring a selection of the...
23 May 2017
The Doha Film Institute today announced that 29 film projects from 16 countries have been chosen for its Spring Grants 2017, which supports regional and international first- and second-time...
05 September 2016
Continuing the international recognition gained by films supported by the Doha Film Institute, eight films have been selected to screen at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to be...
26 June 2016
In an effort to underscore global understanding, students at Northwestern University in Qatar take part in a wide array of planned activities ranging from study abroad to research trips, and exposure...
24 May 2016
Four films supported by the Doha Film Institute have won top honours in key sections of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, including the Best Screenplay and Best Actor awards for The Salesman, co-...
19 May 2016
The Doha Film Institute is hosting emerging Qatari filmmakers at the 69th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, where they are participating in a series of targeted workshops, networking events and...
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...
16 February 2016
The second edition of Qumra, the industry development event organised by the Doha Film Institute, will present a highly engaging selection of movies by five Qumra Masters and a selection of emerging...
21 April 2015
Two films supported by the Doha Film Institute’s grants programme have been announced today as part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Semaine de la Critique (Critics’ Week) sidebar taking place from May...
06 November 2014
Katara-Doha Film Institute Cinema presents the highly acclaimed Singaporean drama, “Ilo Ilo”, screening daily from Saturday November 15th to Monday November 17th at Katara Drama Theatre Building 16...
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