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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

Ajyal Youth Film Festival Ticket Information

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, 16 November at 2PM, Doha Local Time.


Ajyal brings the best of cinema from around the world to Doha audiences, and films for families and every age group are on offer throughout the Festival. There’s a special focus on films made right here in Qatar; short films for children as young as 4; brilliant examples of animation, drama, and comedy; and heavy-hitting documentaries for the serious cinephile.


Join us in celebrating Ajyal!

Ticket Prices

A physical ticket is required to gain entry to all ticketed screenings and events.*

General Screening   QR 25
Opening Night Screening / Closing Night Screening   QR 40

Customers may purchase a maximum of six (6) tickets per screening per order.
Discount tickets are not available online, and are only available in person at ticket outlet locations.

*Free screenings and events presented in Festival venues other than the SONY Cinema Under the Stars require a ticket for admission.
Free tickets may be reserved online or requested at any ticket outlet location.

All screenings at the SONY Cinema Under the Stars are free and do not require tickets.
Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All sales are final. No Refunds. No Exchanges. No Reprints.

Culture Pass by Qatar Museums

As an official sponsor of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival, Culture Pass by Qatar Museums is offering all Culture Pass holders a QR 5 discount on all General Screenings, and a QR 10 discount on the Opening and Closing Night screenings when they present their Culture Pass at a Festival ticket outlet. Discount tickets may only be purchased in person; Culture Pass holders may buy up to two (2) discounted tickets per screening.
All tickets subject to availability.

The Culture Pass by Qatar Museums is only available through Qatar Museums.

Please visit http://www.qm.org.qa/en/culturepass for more details.

Ticket Outlet Locations and Timings

Ajyal Katara Main Box Office
Katara Building 12
16 November– 26 November
2:00 PM-8:00 PM
27 November –5 December
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Ajyal FNAC Ticket Outlet
FNAC (located at Lagoona Mall)
16 November
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
17 November – 5 December
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

During the Festival (1 December to 5 December), the box office in Katara Building 16 opens approximately one hour prior to an event’s start time.
Please note that all events at the SONY Cinema Under the Stars are free (limited capacity; first-come, first-served) and do not require tickets.

Doha Film Institute Film Ratings Guide

All films exhibited by the Doha Film Institute are presented in their original, uncut versions. Based on their content, films are assigned approved ratings from the Ministry of Culture and Sports. Viewer discretion is advised for all screenings and may be guided by the rating system outlined below. Parental guidance is advised in selecting films for young people at the Ajyal Youth Film Festival.

G – General Audience
Suitable for all audiences ages 4 and up.
Films do not contain material that is inappropriate for children.

PG – Parental Guidance
Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.
Parents should note that films may contain mature themes, strong language and/or depictions of violence.

PG-13
Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.
Parents are cautioned that films may contain mature themes, coarse language, violence and/or adult situations that may be inappropriate for those under the age of 13. Parents are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they are appropriate for their children.

PG-15
Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.
Parents are strongly cautioned that films may contain mature themes, coarse language, graphic violence, horror, and/or intimate adult situations that may be inappropriate for those under the age of 15. Parents are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they are appropriate for their children.
Please note: Identification may be required as proof of age

15+
Mature subject matter.
May not be suitable for minors.

Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas
Parents are strongly cautioned that films may contain mature themes, controversial subject matter, coarse language and/or profanity, graphic or persistent violence, horror, substance use and/or intimate adult situations that may be inappropriate for minors. Parents are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they are appropriate for their children.
Please note: Identification may be required as proof of age

18+
Mature subject matter.
Not suitable for minors.

Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.
Films may contain mature themes, controversial subject matter, coarse language and/or profanity, graphic or persistent violence, horror, substance use and/or intimate adult situations, and are not suitable for those under the age of 18. Audiences are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they wish to attend.
Please note: Identification may be required as proof of age.

Subtitles and Interpretation

Unless otherwise noted, all films are shown in their original language with English and Arabic subtitles as necessary. Interpreters will be on site for all panels and Q&A sessions.

Ticket Policy and Procedure

ADMISSION

To guarantee admission, all ticket holders MUST be present in line at the venue at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled screening or event start time.
Late seating is at the discretion of the venue management team, and is not permitted 30 minutes after the start time of any screening.

All attendees require a ticket for admission to screenings and events. A badge alone does not grant admission.

Will Call
Beginning 17 November, online ticket purchases are available for pickup at Festival ticket outlets during their scheduled business hours. During the Festival, the preferred pickup location is the Ajyal Katara Main Box Office located in Katara Building 12.

Ticket Sales during the Festival
During the Festival, same day ticket sales are available at Ajyal ticket outlets based on availability. Sales will be discontinued online approximately 45 minutes prior to a screenings start time, and approximately 30 minutes prior to screening time at all ticket outlet locations. After these cut off times, tickets can only be purchased at the Ajyal Box Office where the event is taking place.

RUSH Sales
For sold-out screenings and events, a RUSH sales line forms at the event venue approximately 45 minutes prior to the event’s start time. Admission begins approximately five minutes before the start time and is based on availability. Admission is not guaranteed. Note: Rush Sales are cash only and are limited to one (1) ticket per person.

Doha Film Institute Ticket Policy

  • Customers may purchase a maximum of six (6) tickets per screening or event per order
  • All tickets are subject to availability
  • All attendees must present a ticket to access screenings and/or events. A badge or card alone does not grant admission
  • Discounted tickets are only available for sale at ticket outlets
  • No children under the age of 4 will be admitted to any Ajyal screenings or events. Children 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult to all public ticketed Ajyal screenings. Please refer to the Doha Film Institute Film Ratings Guide for film attendance policy and age restrictions
  • To guarantee admission, all ticket holders MUST be present in line at the venue 30 minutes prior to the scheduled screening or event start time
  • Late seating is at the discretion of the venue management team and is not permitted 30 minutes after the start time of any screening or event
  • Any and all audio or video recording and/or photography is strictly prohibited at all events
  • All sales final. No refunds. No exchanges. No reprints.

Please review our terms and conditions here before purchase.

Venue and Parking Information

For venue information, please click HERE

All Ajyal Youth Film Festival screenings and events are held at Katara.
Please follow the Festival signs to direct you to your venue.

Screening Venues

Katara Building 16
This venue houses both the Katara Opera House and the Katara Drama Theatre.

  • Katara Opera House (K16-OH)
  • Katara Drama Theatre (K16-DT)

Katara Building 12
Katara Building 12 is home to Theatre A and Theatre B.

  • Katara 12 Theatre A (K12-A)
  • Katara 12 Theatre B (K12-B)

SONY Cinema Under the Stars
SONY Cinema Under the Stars is located at the north end of the Katara Esplanade. All programming at this venue is free and does not require a ticket. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • SONY Cinema Under the Stars (KE-SC)
Special Event Venues

Ajyal Family Weekend
Ajyal’s Family Weekend offers all sorts of delightful activities for the whole family – it’s a full programme sure to engage young minds!

From 1 to 3 December, Ajyal and its official festival partners invite you to a weekend of fun at Katara. All kinds of excitement awaits, and don’t forget to check out the SONY Cinema Under the Stars for free outdoor screenings of family-friendly films. Kids will also love getting the red carpet treatment at the special screening of ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’, and enthusiasts of cinema and music will enjoy Big and Tiny, a cine-concert featuring short animated films with live musical accompaniment.

See you on the Katara Esplanade!

Parking

Underground and surface parking is available at Katara. Please see the Festival map for entrances and locations. Parking is limited; please allow extra travel time.

Once at Katara, all Ajyal screening and event venues will be clearly marked. If you need assistance when you arrive, please ask any Ajyal volunteer to guide you.