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Qumra concludes with Rohrwacher's witty masterclass

Qumra concludes with Rohrwacher's witty masterclass

The fifth edition of Qumra – an annual industry event by the Doha Film Institute that provides mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for first- and second-time filmmakers – concluded with a frank and witty masterclass by Italian director Alice Rohrwacher

Qumra edition five to groom gen-next filmmakers from around the world

Qumra edition five to groom gen-next filmmakers from around the world

The fifth edition of Qumra, Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) one-of-a-kind initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for the next generation of filmmakers from Qatar and around the world, opened Friday.

Mexican designer, Italian director confirmed for Qumra

Mexican designer, Italian director confirmed for Qumra

Academy Award winning Mexican production designer Eugenio Caballero and Italian writer and director Alice Rohrwacher, have been confirmed as additional Masters in the fifth edition of the Doha Film Institute’s Qumra, to be held from March 15 to 20.

Qumra 2018 concludes with Sandy Powell’s masterclass

Qumra 2018 concludes with Sandy Powell’s masterclass

The fourth edition of Qumra, the annual industry event by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) that focuses on building new voices in cinema, concluded with an inspiring masterclass by Qumra Master Sandy Powell.

A host of industry experts to attend Qumra 2017

A host of industry experts to attend Qumra 2017

The third edition of Qumra will host more than 100 international film industry experts, including festival directors and producers, among others, during the six-day event which begins tomorrow at Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art.

Filmmakers advised to learn value of patience

Filmmakers advised to learn value of patience

The master class by award-winning Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase at Qumra evolved as a spiritual and philosophical journey into her life and outlook, as she highlighted her experience of making films after being challenged by the two existential questions: “Who am I?” and “What is my purpose?”.

DFI announces 33 projects for Qumra

DFI announces 33 projects for Qumra

Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced the 33 projects from 19 countries selected to take part in the second edition of Qumra, slated to begin in Doha on March 4.