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Ajyal Film Festival opens with glittering red-carpet event

Ajyal Film Festival opens with glittering red-carpet event

The seventh edition of Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), marked its opening night at Katara - the Cultural Village on Monday.

Ajyal Film Festival welcomes more than 450 jurors from 45 countries to Qatar

Ajyal Film Festival welcomes more than 450 jurors from 45 countries to Qatar

The seventh edition of Ajyal Film Festival, presented by Doha Film Institute (DFI), celebrated its official jury opening event at Katara - the Cultural Village on Sunday.

Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and his loved ones have shared the top award ...

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival

Several hundred demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon city.

'Godfather' cast members reunite at New York film festival

'Godfather' cast members reunite at New York film festival

Cast members of The Godfather movies were reunited in Manhattan on Saturday, nearly half a century after the first of the legendary mafia films hit theatres.

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at film festival

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at film festival

Hillary Clinton, who until recently had avoided the spotlight in the wake of her election defeat in November, made a surprise appearance at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday as a panelist.

Saudi film festival postponed after sandstorm

Saudi film festival postponed after sandstorm

The launch of Saudi Arabia's main film festival has been postponed to next week due to a sandstorm, organisers said on Thursday.

Hottest tickets at the Berlin film festival

Hottest tickets at the Berlin film festival

The Berlin film festival, one of Europe's top cinema showcases, gets under way Thursday, bringing a parade of stars to its famed red carpet.

India arrests 20 over failure to stand for anthem

India arrests 20 over failure to stand for anthem

Around 20 people have been arrested in India, accused of failing to stand for the national anthem in cinemas, police said on Tuesday, two weeks after the country's top court made it compulsory.

Sonam gives Cannes a desi touch with Kalyan’s Polki jhumkas

Sonam gives Cannes a desi touch with Kalyan’s Polki jhumkas

Kalyan Jewellers’ global brand ambassador Sonam Kapoor – showcased an exquisite pair of Polki diamond studded Jhumkas at the amfAR Gala ...

Qatari filmmakers in Cannes explore world of cinema

Qatari filmmakers in Cannes explore world of cinema

Doha Film Institute (DFI) is hosting emerging Qatari filmmakers at the 69th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in order to support them in advancing their careers.

Julia Roberts hailed for 'unthinkable' barefoot walk in Cannes

Julia Roberts hailed for 'unthinkable' barefoot walk in Cannes

She may be one of Hollywood's biggest stars, but deep down Julia Roberts is like every woman: dying to kick off her high heels.