Training & Development

The Ajyal Film Club
Cinema, Connection, and Creativity.

Inspired by Ajyal Film Festival, the Ajyal Film Club is a cinematic celebration and educational programme designed for young film enthusiasts living in Doha. It offers exclusive access to international films, along with enriching activities, workshops, and masterclasses over a period of six months.

The programme is divided into three member sections based on age: Mohaq (8-12), Hilal (13-17), and Bader (18-25).

As a token of our appreciation, Ajyal Film Club members are entitled to exclusive benefits that enhance their filmmaking journey. These benefits will be revealed upon becoming a member!


Programme Offerings:

Mohaq (8-12 years old):

  • Six sessions over six months, each lasting three hours.
  • Watch globally acclaimed feature-length films and short film selections.
  • Meet internationally renowned and thought-provoking guests.
  • Engage in creative and fun activities exploring various film themes.

For more details on Mohaq programme, click here.

Hilal (13-17 years old):

  • Six sessions over six months, each lasting four hours.
  • Watch globally acclaimed feature-length films and short film selections.
  • Meet internationally renowned and thought-provoking guests.
  • Attend masterclasses on filmmaking techniques and film language.

For more details on Hilal programme, click here.

Bader (18-25 years old):

  • Six sessions over six months, each lasting four hours.
  • Watch globally acclaimed feature-length films and short film selections.
  • Meet internationally renowned and thought-provoking guests.
  • Attend masterclasses on filmmaking techniques and film language.

For more details on Bader programme, click here.


Dates and Timings:

  • The programme runs from January to June 2024, with monthly gatherings for each member section.
  • Timings vary for each section: Mohaq (Thursdays from 4 – 7 pm), Hilal (Fridays from 3 – 7 pm), and Bader (Saturdays from 3 – 7 pm).

Venue:
All sessions will be hosted at the Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium.
*Please note that the venue is a nut-free zone. Nuts are not allowed inside the venue.

Eligibility:

  • Open to locals and residents of Qatar aged 8 to 25.
  • Participants will be assigned to a member section based on their age at the first session of the program.

Registration:
To register as an Ajyal Film Club Member, fill out your application form by clicking “Register”.
Joining the club will require a one-time participation fee to secure your place, as outlined below.


Standard Fee
300 QAR

Siblings Discount Fee (per person)
270 QAR

Upon submitting your registration form, the team will send a link to your email to process the payment and gather additional necessary information, so keep checking your emails for updates!

See you soon for a cinematic journey together!

For any further queries, please contact youth@dohafilminstitute.com.
For additional information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions below.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Ajyal Film Club?

What are the different sections of the Ajyal Film Club?

What does the Ajyal Film Club offer?

Will translation be provided during the sessions?

What are the dates and timings of the Ajyal Film Club?

Who can apply?

Is it a requirement for me to have previously been a juror in Ajyal Film Festival to be eligible for this membership?

How can I register?

What fees are involved in registering and participating?

How do I qualify for the sibling discount?

How do I process the payment?

Where will the Ajyal Film Club be hosted?

Will food be provided at the venue?