12 April 2020
Opening new avenues to creative development and education, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has partnered with the Doha Film Institute (DFI) to deliver the recurring ‘School Stars’...
25 November 2019
A short narrative film on self-acceptance and friendship, and a documentary about the aftermath of the Yemeni war, both directed by NU-Q alumni, received awards during the 2019 Ajyal Youth Film...
18 May 2019
An impressive range of 37 projects by first-and-second-time filmmakers from around the world and established names from the Arab world, have been selected by the Doha Film Institute for its Spring...
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...
17 December 2017
To mark Qatar National Day (QND), Vodafone Qatar launched its latest short film titled “Nostalgia for the Future” that tells the story of how technology bridges the gap between generations and brings...
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...
04 December 2016
Marked by strong production values and compelling narratives, Kashta, directed by AJ Al Thani, and Amer: An Arabian Legend by Jassim Al-Rumaihi, won the Best Narrative Short Film and Best Documentary...
12 September 2015
To highlight the achievements of the Qatari film industry over the past five years, the Doha Film Institute is hosting the inaugural ‘Focus on Qatar’ showcase from 30 September to 2 October at the...
27 August 2015
Qatar’s envoy to the United States will be visiting New Orleans this week, one of the cities in Louisiana that was worst hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and where Qatar committed to providing...
11 April 2015
The short film “Cyber Bullying" won Best Picture at the 6th annual THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival held in Doha last weekend. The documentary by Barnaby Duffy of Singapore is a compelling...
06 December 2014
A short film on a young man obsessed with his mobile phone won the ‘Made in Qatar Award’ announced at the Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute. 10%, directed by Yousef...
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