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Doha Film Institute invites volunteers for 11th Ajyal Film Festival

Oct 08, 2023 — Film Festival

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  • Register to become one of 300 volunteers for Qatar’s globally acclaimed cultural event
  • Open to all Qatar residents above the age of 18, volunteering for Ajyal Film Festival offers a unique insider experience of contributing to the leading film event in Qatar

Doha, Qatar; October 08, 2023: With preparations for the 11th Ajyal Film Festival underway, the Doha Film Institute is inviting Qatar residents to get involved and contribute to one of the region’s major cultural events from November 8-16, that brings the entire community together to celebrate the transformative power of film.

A unique demonstration of the community spirit fostered by the Doha Film Institute, the Ajyal Volunteer Programme offers an opportunity for the country’s residents to gain firsthand experiences and interactions in the vibrant growing film industry, working across diverse aspects of the festival while strengthening personal and professional skills. Volunteers will be exposed to the inner workings of a major cultural event, gain valuable industry experience and receive an appreciation certificate to honour their involvement. Interested candidates aged 18 and above can register on the Doha Film Institute website from 5th October onwards at Hurry, there are only 300 spots available.

Fatma Hassan Alremaihi, Festival Director and Chief Executive Officer of DFI, said: “What makes this unique cultural celebration successful is the active engagement of the local community, and the enthusiastic participants of our Volunteer Programme who represent the multi-cultural fabric of Qatar. Through their hard work, self-less service and dedication, the Ajyal volunteers ensure the seamless conduct of the festival, and have played a significant role in the success of the previous editions. We are once again looking forward to welcoming an amazing team of volunteers to put together one of the most exciting events on the city’s social calendar.”

During Ajyal Film Festival, volunteers will be on hand to support different Festival events and help with key aspects of the festival’s operations including venue operations, Ajyal Jury, transportation, guest services and registration, Geekdom among others.

The 11th edition of the festival will showcase the best in international cinema, the popular Made in Qatar programme, a multimedia exhibition, lively concerts, Qatar’s largest pop-culture event ‘Geekdom,’ and more. More details of the festival will be revealed shortly.