Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Ajyal Film Festival screenings and events are held at Katara Cultural Village.


  • Katara Building 16

    Katara Building 16 is to the right when entering from the underground parking facility. 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 houses two cinemas and is also home to the Ajyal Katara Main Box Office. It is to the left when entering from the underground parking facility. Please follow the signs from the parking garage.

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

  • Katara Building 18

    Katara Building 18 and Katara Building 19, Gallery 1 are home to Geekdom, Qatar’s largest pop-culture event. Pass by to check out the exhibition and attend Geekdom talks. If you would like to participate in our Geekdom tournaments, please register online.

    Katara Building 18, Geekdom (K18-G)

  • Katara Building 19

    Katara Building 19, Gallery 2 hosts LeBlockade, a multimedia exhibition of films, digital artworks and installations showcasing the creative movement that emerged after the blockade.

    Katara Building 19, Gallery 2, LeBlockade (K19-LB)

  • Katara Esplanade

    Katara Esplanade hosts such special events as SONY Cinema Under the Stars and Family Weekend. All programming at this venue is free and does not require a ticket.

    Katara Esplanade, SONY Cinema Under the Stars (KE-SC)

    Katara Esplanade, Family Weekend (KE-FW)