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Ajyal Film Festival to inspire cinema enthusiasts with hybrid edition in November

Ajyal Film Festival to inspire cinema enthusiasts with hybrid edition in November

After the success of the Ajyal Film Festival’s hybrid edition last year, the ninth edition of the annual event by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) will be held from November 7 to 19.

Qumra 2021 virtual edition goes live to expand support for promising film talent

Qumra 2021 virtual edition goes live to expand support for promising film talent

Qumra, the Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) annual talent incubator for Arab cinema, has taken its largest virtual edition live with more than 150 industry experts from 41 countries converging to mentor 48 cinematic projects directed by first and second-time filmmakers.

Doha Film Institute’s Drive-In Cinema at Lusail extends screenings throughout winter

Doha Film Institute’s Drive-In Cinema at Lusail extends screenings throughout winter

Following an overwhelmingly positive public response, the Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) first-ever Drive-In Cinema experience in Lusail, presented in partnership with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), will extend its public screenings into the month of April 2021.

8th Ajyal Film Festival continues to build a legacy of inclusion and exchange

8th Ajyal Film Festival continues to build a legacy of inclusion and exchange

The first-ever hybrid edition of the 8th Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) under the theme ‘The Show Goes On’, delivered a compelling cinematic and cultural programme for audiences in Qatar and beyond from November 18 to 23.

Ajyal transformed how people perceive films

Ajyal transformed how people perceive films

Transforming how people look at film, especially in schools, is one of Ajyal Film Festival’s biggest achievements, Doha Film Institute (DFI) CEO and festival director Fatma Hassan Alremaihi has said.

‘Made in Qatar’ opens at Ajyal Film Fest’s first Drive-In Cinema at Lusail

‘Made in Qatar’ opens at Ajyal Film Fest’s first Drive-In Cinema at Lusail

A cinematic celebration of the state of filmmaking in the country, Made in Qatar presented by Ooredoo, opened with a red carpet event in the presence of His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani; and HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, chairperson of the Doha

'Outbreak’ opens at Ajyal

'Outbreak’ opens at Ajyal

Featuring inspiring works of art from 24 local talents, the multimedia-art exhibit ‘Outbreak’ at Sikkat Wadi Msheireb opened on Thursday in the presence of Doha Film Institute (DFI) chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohame

Leadership, creativity and sustainability in focus at Ajyal Talks

Leadership, creativity and sustainability in focus at Ajyal Talks

The Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) eighth Ajyal Film Festival will present world-renowned Qatari composer Dana Alfardan, Libyan international humanitarian hero Dr Alaa Murabit

Ajyal jurors in virtual interaction with Sheikha Al Mayassa

Ajyal jurors in virtual interaction with Sheikha Al Mayassa

The jury of Doha Film Institute (DFI)’s 8th Ajyal Film Festival, being held this year from November 18-23 in an adapted format, interacted online with HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, chairperson of the DFI and Qatar Museums.

8th Ajyal Film Festival presents slate of features and shorts

8th Ajyal Film Festival presents slate of features and shorts

The 8th Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), will be offering local film lovers a safe big screen cinema experience with a selection of feature films and acclaimed shorts screening at Vox Cinemas, Doha Festival City (DHFC) from November 19 to 23.

Ajyal Film Festival presents accessible screenings to sensory impaired audiences

Ajyal Film Festival presents accessible screenings to sensory impaired audiences

Making cinema more accessible than ever before, the first hybrid edition of the 8th Ajyal Film Festival, presented by Doha Film Institute (DFI), brings back its popular inclusive screening experience to an online audience this year.

Ajyal Film Festival 2020 partners with leading Qatari and international organisations

Ajyal Film Festival 2020 partners with leading Qatari and international organisations

The first-ever hybrid edition of the Ajyal Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) from November 18 to 23, returns in its 8th edition in partnership with leading private and public sector organisations in Qatar and beyond to bring youth together in a new virtual space of creative u