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24 November 2008 08:32 am

DiNiro's Tribeca Film Festival -

Khalifa Al Haroon
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What: Tribeca Film Festival
When: 10-14th of November 2008
Where: Islamic Arts Museum



Qatar Museums Authority board chairperson HE Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and US actor Robert De Niro signing an agreement to launch a Doha international film festival, linked to the Tribeca festival De Niro founded in New York after the 9/11 attacks.

The first Tribeca Film Festival Doha, featuring 40 films, is to run from November 10-14, 2009 at the newly-opened Museum of Islamic Art. De Niro is a co-founder of the Tribeca festival aimed at revitalising cultural life in the Manhattan district of New York after the heavy loss of life with the collapse of the Twin Towers.