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Drive-in Cinema in partnership with Qatar Tourism


  • Thu Mar 24, 07:00 PM, Drive-in Cinema, Lusail

Upcoming Screenings:

Mental Health Matters
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
March 24-26, 2022

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 24 March

Inside Out

Riley is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco.. Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 25 March

A Beautiful Mind

A human drama inspired by events in the life of John Forbes Nash Jr., and in part based on the biography “A Beautiful Mind” by Sylvia Nasar… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 26 Match

Still Alice

Dr. Alice Howland is a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University. When words begin to escape her, and she starts becoming lost on her daily jogs, Alice must come face-to-face with a devastating diagnosis: early-onset Alzheimer’s disease… Read more

Past Screenings:

A Recipe For Adventure
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
March 17-19, 2022

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 17 March

Due to unforeseen weather conditions, Thursday’s screening has been cancelled. All Ticket holders will be refunded.

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

The classic story of Charlie Bucket, a little boy with no money and a good heart, who dreams wistfully of being able to buy the candy that other children enjoy… Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 18 March


Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 19 Match

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

A young girl when she first visited magical Underland, Alice Kingsleigh, is now a teenager with no memory of the place—except in her dreams… Read more

Fearless Females Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
March 10-12, 2022

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 10 March


Merida, the impetuous but courageous daughter of Scottish King Fergus and Queen Elinor, is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life… Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 11 March

Little Women

In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 12 Match

The Hunger Games

In what was once North America, the Capitol of Panem maintains its hold on its 12 districts by forcing them each to select a boy and a girl… Read more

Wild at Heart Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
March 3-5, 2022

We’re celebrating World Wildlife Day at our drive-in cinema! So, if you have a natural affinity for all things wild, then you’ll love this weekend’s line-up with three fantastic films featuring our friends from the animal kingdom.

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 3 March

Life Of Pi

After deciding to sell their zoo in India and move to Canada, Santosh, and Gita Patel board a freighter with their sons and a few remaining animals… Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 4 March

Zootopia (Zootropolis)

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 5 Match

Free Willy

When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalises a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends… Read more

‘90s Gems
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
February 24-26, 2022

We’re going to party like it’s 199X this weekend at our drive-in cinema in Lusail! So if you’re feeling nostalgic for the nineties, come join us for three of the decade’s most beloved films.

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 24 February

Clueless (18+)

Shallow, rich and socially successful, Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school’s pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other… Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 25 February

Father of the Bride (PG-15)

George Banks and his wife, Nina, are the proud parents of Annie, but when she returns from studying abroad and announces that she’s engaged… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 26 February

Sister Act (PG-15)

When lively lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier sees her mobster beau, Vince LaRocca, commit murder, she is relocated for her protection… Read more

Horror Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
February 17-19, 2022

We’ve got chills and thrills galore this weekend at our drive-in cinema with three spine-chilling features that will have you on the edge of your seats!

  • 8 PM on Thursday, 17 February

Insidious (18+)

From the makers of ‘Paranormal Activity’, ‘Insidious’ is the terrifying story of a family who, shortly after moving, discovers that dark spirits… Read more

  • 8 PM on Friday, 18 February

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (18+)

The Rev. Moore is prosecuted for the wrongful death of a girl thought to be demonically possessed, because he administered the church-sanctioned exorcism… Read more

  • 8 PM on Saturday, 19 February

Signs (18+)

Everything that farmer Graham Hess assumed about the world is changed when he discovers a message—an intricate pattern of circles and lines… Read more

Musical Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
February 10-12, 2022

Our drive-in cinema hits all the right notes this weekend with three tune-filled musicals for the whole family.

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 10 February

The Wizard of Oz (PG)

A cherished childhood favourite for many around the world, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is a perennial fantasy musical from MGM’s golden years of cinema… Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 11 February

High School Musical (PG)

Troy Bolton, the star athlete at a small-town high school, falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez at a holiday karaoke party… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 12 February

Mary Poppins (PG)

When Jane and Michael, the children of the affluent and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny,… Read more

‘Sports Day’ Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
February 3-5, 2022

We’re getting into the winning spirit ahead of National Sports Day with a full roster of stars at our drive-in cinema this weekend. From animated champions to inspirational true stories, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy…

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 3 February

Space Jam (PG)

Swackhammer, an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. When his gang, the Nerdlucks,… Read more

  • 10 PM on Friday, 4 February

The Blind Side (18+)

Michael Oher, a homeless teen, has drifted in and out of the school system for years. Then Leigh Anne Tuohy and her husband, Sean, take him in… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 5 February

Nacho Libre (PG-15)

Ignacio—or Nacho to his friends—works as a cook in the Mexican monastery where he grew up. The monastery is home to a host… Read more

Girl Power Series

  • 7 PM on Friday, 4 February

Cinderella (PG)

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and stepsisters… Read more

‘Finding Your Way’ Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
January 27-29, 2022

Extraordinary journeys often take place on the path less traveled, and that’s certainly true for the budding heroes of our three unmissable features this weekend at our drive-in cinema.

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 27 January

Finding Nemo (PG)

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Marlin, a clownfish, is overly cautious with his son, Nemo, who has a foreshortened fin. When Nemo swims too close to the surface to prove himself… Read more

  • 7 PM on Friday, 28 January

Finding Dory (PG)

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 29 January

Wonder (PG)

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie Pullman becomes the most unlikely… Read more

Girl Power Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
January 20-22, 2022

This weekend at our drive-in cinema, we are celebrating all things Girl Power! So come join us for three heroine-packed films with everything from family-friendly favourites to devilish comedies!

  • 7 PM on Thursday, 20 January

The Parent Trap (PG)

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

In this update of a 1961 classic, twins Annie and Hallie are strangers until happenstance unites them… Read more

  • 7 PM on Saturday, 22 January

The Devil Wears Prada (18+)

Directed by: David Frankel

Andy is a recent college graduate with big dreams… Read more

The Festive Series
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail

We’ve got a snowy weekend planned at our drive-in cinema with three of everyone’s favourite festive family features showing—so be sure to bring a warm blanket to snuggle up in!

  • Thursday, 23 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Home Alone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

When 8-year-old Kevin McCallister acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. Read more…

  • Friday, 24 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Directed by: Chris Columbus

After snarky youth Kevin McCallister loses track of his father at the airport, he mistakenly gets on a plane headed for New York City—while the rest of the McCallisters fly to Florida. Read more…

  • Saturday, 25 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

The Santa Clause

Directed by: John Pasquin

Divorced dad Scott has custody of his son on Christmas Eve. After he accidentally kills a man in a Santa suit, they are magically transported to the North Pole, Read more…

Qatar National Day
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail

To celebrate Qatar National Day 2021, we are delighted to present a selection of compelling shorts made by filmmakers who are proud to call Qatar home. The programme this year features some internationally shown and award-winning documentaries and narratives.

  • Thursday, 16 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Made in Qatar Programme

Doha Film Institute Supported Film

Directed by: Khalifa Al Thani

In an abstrusely dystopian future, a man wishes to return to his family. But navigating the complex system becomes a near-impossible journey.

Fever Dream
Doha Film Institute Supported Film

Directed by: Ania Hendryx Wójtowicz

A documentary about a reality that is stranger than fiction. Sick with the coronavirus, a couple films themselves in quarantine—a five-star hotel with a sea view and sealed windows.

There Were People

Directed by: Mohamed Al Hamadi

Filmed in the aftermath of the tragic explosion that rocked the city of Beirut last August, ‘There Were People’ documents the stories of Lebanese people as they endure daily hardships.

Don’t Get Too Comfortable
Doha Film Institute Supported Film

Directed by: Shaima Al-Tamimi

Shaima Al-Tamimi shares an introspective letter to her deceased grandfather, reflecting on her ancestral migrational journey and its implications over three generations.

A Lens Under Water

Directed by: Fatma Zahra Abderrahim

An eye-opening and colourful dive into the teeming coastal waters of Qatar with underwater photographer Faisal Jarkas.

Virtual Voice
Doha Film Institute Supported Film

Directed by: Suzannah Mirghani

A digital-savvy and satirical review of our online times. Meet Suzi doll, an ego-warrior marching to the algorithms of social media—another vacuous virtual voice, echoing injustices.

Atlal (Remnants)

Directed by: Balkees Al-Jaafari, Tony El Ghazal

A wistful Palestinian man embarks on a trip down memory lane to the pivotal locations of his life in Qatar— all of which now lay abandoned.

When Beirut was Beirut

Directed by: Alessandra El Chanti

If these buildings could talk, what would they say? In this animated documentary, three of Beirut’s monumental buildings come to life and share their stories of Beirut’s unsettling history.

Doha Film Institute Supported Film

Directed by: Khalifa Al-Marri

A Bedouin boy named Hamad forms a bond with a newborn camel, who he calls Olayan. When Olayan is later sold to market, young Hamad embarks on a mission to rescue his friend.

BIG & small Series

Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
December 9–11, 2021

We have some HUGE fun ahead for little ones at our drive-in cinema experience in Lusail. So why not join us with the whole family as we play host to all creatures big and small this December!

  • Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail


Directed by: Jill Culton, Todd Wilderman

After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step ahead of a wealthy financier and a determined zoologist who want to capture the beast for their own gain. Read more…

  • Friday, 10 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Despicable Me

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

A man who delights in all things wicked, supervillain Gru hatches a plan to steal the moon. Surrounded by an army of little yellow minions and his impenetrable arsenal of weapons and war machines, Gru makes ready to vanquish all who stand in his way. Read more…

  • Saturday, 11 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail


Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. Read more…

Disney Anniversaries Series

Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
December 2–4, 2021

Join us at our drive-in cinema experience as we celebrate the monumental 25th, 30th and 80th anniversaries of three of Disney’s most timeless classics.

  • Thursday, 2 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail


Directed by: Ben Sharpsteen

A young circus elephant is born with comically large ears and given the cruel nickname Dumbo. One day at a show, he is taunted by a group of kids, inciting his mother into a rage that gets her locked up. After Dumbo’s ears cause an accident that injures many of the other elephants, he is made to dress like a clown and perform dangerous stunts. Read more…

  • Friday, 3 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

101 Dalmatians

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Cruella De Vil owns and runs the fashionable House De Vil, catering to her two passions—clothes and fur. But when her most talented designer, Anita, falls in love and marries beau Roger, Cruella is threatened by the shift in loyalty. Paying a visit to the newlyweds’ home, her temper thaws when she finds that a litter of Dalmatian puppies is due. Intent upon adding them to her growing collection, she brandishes her chequebook only to discover the pups are not for sale. Read more…

  • Saturday, 4 December 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

An arrogant young prince and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return. The spirited, headstrong village girl Belle enters the Beast’s castle after he imprisons her father, Maurice. Read more…

Hogwarts @ Lusail
Drive-in Cinema, Lusail
November 18-20, 2021

Doha Film Institute is excited to continue our popular drive-in cinema experience with a programme sure to delight all Harry Potter fans. Join us this weekend for three magical evenings as Harry, Ron, and Hermione hone their wizardry skills at the famed school of Hogwarts!

  • Thursday, 18 November 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Directed by: Chris Columbus

After a long summer with the horrid Dursleys, Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to begin his second year. Chilling voices whisper from the walls only to Harry, and it seems certain that his classmate Draco Malfoy is out to get him. Read more…

  • Friday, 19 November 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Harry, Ron, and Hermione return as teenagers for a third term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. But Harry’s fate, and that of the entire community of wizards, looks bleak when the infamous Sirius Black—convicted of abetting evil Lord Voldemort by killing 13 people—escapes from prison. Read more…

  • Saturday, 20 November 2021 at 7:00 PM, Lusail

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Directed by: Mike Newell

It’s Harry Potter’s fourth term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Harry, Ron, and Hermione look forward to the international Quidditch finals. Harry dreams of spending time with Cho Chang and just wants to be a normal 14-year-old wizard. But Harry is not normal—even by wizarding standards. Read more…

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