Lights, camera, action at Qumra 2017!

Attention movie-lovers – this is for you! From March 3-8 incredible films will be screened at the Doha Film Institute’s Qumra. Here’s a preview of this year’s line-up, and the films you can see and support!

Qumra Public Screenings

Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
4 March / 4:00 am

DFI: Qumra Contest!

Qumra is an international gathering of creative film professionals d

Qumra Master 2017 Lucrecia Martel urges young Arab filmmakers to develop new perceptions of reality

The award-winning Argentinian film director and screenwriter Lucrecia Martel guided emerging filmmakers to understand the intrinsic common denominators that shape our perceptions of reality ­– and to challenge these to present new ways of thinking.

Qatari film talents highlight Qumra’s role in opening new doors of opportunity

Talents based in Qatar today highlighted the role that Qumra, the industry event by the Doha Film Institute, plays in opening new doors of opportunity for their projects, especially in facilitating networking opportunities with international film experts

3rd Qumra commences in Doha with celebration of Modern Masters and New Voices in cinema

Master Class by Paulo Branco, prolific international producer, and Modern Master screening of Qumra Master Bruno Dumont’s film today (March 4, Saturday)

Qumra Talks 2: On Writing and Producing Animation with Mike Reiss

Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium
6 March / 3:00 pm

Qumra 2017 to host over 100 international film experts including festival directors, producers, sales agents and consultants

Industry experts to view exclusive footage from new projects, participate in mentoring and networking sessions with emerging filmmakers

Qumra: Mimosas

Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium
8 March / 8:00 pm

Qumra: La Ciénaga

Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium
7 March / 7:00 pm