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Posted On: 12 September 2022 03:00 pm
Updated On: 14 September 2022 09:54 am

"Short Story Competition" by Mathaf and Doha Film Institute

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Mathaf Competition with DFI

Event Details:

Location: This is an online event.
Date: 12 September 2022 - 25 September 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
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Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art and the Doha Film Institute (DFI) have announced the launch of a short story competition for teenagers aged 13-17 years old.

The competition aims to hone and highlight the creative talent of youth. Three of the best stories will be selected by a jury comprising the best local writers DFI, including Mohammed Fakhroo, Shaikha alZeyara, and Lubaba AlHawari.

Doha Film Institute is dedicated to film appreciation, education, and building a dynamic film industry that focuses on nurturing regional storytellers while being entirely global in its scope.

The winners will have the opportunity to take part in this year’s special edition of The Ajyal Film Festival as jurors in the Hilal - "Crescent Moon" in Arabic – Category, which consists of four feature films and a programme of shorts.

The Ajyal Jury Competition is the core component of the festival, which will take place from 1 - 8 October 2022, and presents jurors with the chance to decide Ajyal’s competition winners.


  • A short story competition for teenagers aged 13-17 years old.
  • Centered on the theme of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the short story entries should be between 1600 - 2000 words.
  • It should be submitted in person at Mathaf or via email: [email protected]
  • The DEADLINE for submission will be 25 September 2022.

For more information, please visit Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art's website.

Related: Ajyal 10th Film Festival: Jury Experience 2022

Source and image credit: Press Release