Qumra

Doha Film Institute presents Qumra, an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from Qatar and around the world.


Qumra 2023
March 10-15

We are very excited to start announcing our upcoming public programme for this year’s Qumra, which includes incredible Master Classes with internationally acclaimed filmmakers, as well as a showcase of some of the best feature films from this region and beyond, supported by the Doha Film Institute.

As part of Qumra, we have made the following programmes accessible to the public:

Qumra Master Classes
A group of 6 internationally renowned film luminaries will convene in Doha to share their insights in a series of Master Classes that will offer invaluable guidance for the benefit of participating filmmakers, industry professionals and audiences.

Qumra Screenings
This year, we are proud to showcase a selection of 8 remarkable feature-length films from the region and beyond as our Qumra Screenings—all of which were made with the support of the Doha Film Institute.

Qumra Pass (In-person with full access)
As a member of the public, you can now gain access to our exceptional Qumra programme. With a Qumra Pass, audiences can attend all our Master Classes and Qumra Screenings in-person in Doha. Capacity is strictly limited, and applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis—so be sure to book your Qumra Pass soon to avoid disappointment.

Qumra Pass Online (Master Classes only)
Unable to attend in person? With Qumra Pass Online, you can still enjoy our series of inspirational Master Classes via our virtual platform.

Individual Screenings
Only interested in attending the film programme? Tickets to individual in-person screenings are also available. Please check our Qumra Screenings programme for more details.

Join us as we celebrate incredible cinema together!