Cultural Partner

Principal Partner

Ajyal Film Festival 2019

Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

  • The Art of Collaboration: Mira Nair's Maisha Film Lab

    Director Mira Nair's Uganda-based Maisha teaches East Africans the art of filmmaking. We'll screen the short film that won best screenplay at the Maisha workshop, Niam Etany's "super, full," among others, and informally engage with filmmakers about work and process.

    Wed, Oct 27, 11:00 AM

  • "Little Fockers": Development and Evolution of the "Meet the Parents" Franchise

    Leading Hollywood film producer Jane Rosenthal and the legendary Robert De Niro discuss this high-grossing comedy franchise. Be amongst the first to enjoy some hilarious moments from the upcoming "Little Fockers."

    Sat, Oct 30, 04:00 PM

  • Nitin Sawhney: Conversation with the Composer

    Ultra-versatile, hugely acclaimed, British-Indian musician-composer Nitin Sawhney - accompanied by tabla artist and frequent collaborator Aref Durvesh - will discuss his creative process, followed by a lively Q&A.

    Sat, Oct 30, 11:00 AM

  • DFI’s One-Minute Films Screening

    Since DFI's One-Minute Films programme began last year, almost 100 Qataris have learned to make their first film. A star-studded jury judges these little gems, touching on everything from football to Spider-Man.

    Fri, Oct 29, 02:00 PM

  • From “Lord of the Rings” to “Avatar” and Beyond: An Interactive Workshop with Weta Digital's Matt Aitken

    Matt Aitken, visual effects supervisor at Peter Jackson's Weta Digital, explains key techniques devised by his industry-leading FX firm, including using digital pre-visualization in story development and how to evoke a compelling motion-capture performance.

    Wed, Oct 27, 04:00 PM

  • A Celebration of 10-Minute Films

    In 2010, DFI launched a new program with our cultural partners, Tribeca Enterprises, to teach eight Doha-based students how to direct a 10-minute film. This private screening event will be followed by a reception.

    Sat, Oct 30, 01:15 PM

  • Travelling to Capture the World of Film: A Dialogue with Brigitte Lacombe

    As DFI presents "I Am Film: Work In Progress," an exhibition of portraits of important film figures from the Arab region by acclaimed French photographer Brigitte Lacombe, with video interviews by her sister French filmmaker Marian Lacombe.

    Wed, Oct 27, 02:00 PM

  • Karak Chats - Friday

    With Doha's "City Art Exhibit," over 100 emerging and iconic cinematic figures tell their stories through the lens of world-renowned photographer Brigitte Lacombe. Meet them in person during these daily coffee/ Karak chats.

    Fri, Oct 29, 03:00 PM

  • Karak Chats - Saturday

    With Doha's "City Art Exhibit," over 100 emerging and iconic cinematic figures tell their stories through the lens of world-renowned photographer Brigitte Lacombe. Meet them in person during these daily coffee/ Karak chats.

    Sat, Oct 30, 03:00 PM