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Posted On: 30 September 2013 12:34 pm
Updated On: 11 January 2022 08:28 am

METRO MANILA, Sundance winner, MENA Premiere @Katara

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‘Metro Manila’ is a thrilling crime drama which received the Audience Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and is the UK's submission for Foreign Language Oscar. Its screening at the Katara DFI Cinema marks the MENA premiere of this widely-acclaimed film.

Oscar Ramirez and his family leave the mountains of the Northern Philippines and move to Manila in the hope of a better life. Ideal prey in this ruthless city, Oscar unwittingly becomes embroiled in the murky criminal underworld inhabited by his new boss and is caught between wanting to do the right thing and needing to protect his family.

Screenings take place at the Katara Drama Theater (building 16)
Thursday, 3 October at 8pm
Friday, 4 October at 8pm
Saturday, 5 October at 8pm
Sunday, 6 October at 8pm
Monday, 7 October at 8pm
Tuesday, 8 October at 8pm

Viewers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are available any time via the Doha Film Institute website ( and mobile app, or in person at the following locations and times:

September 29 – October 2
DFI Ticket Outlet, (Katara Building 26)
Esplanade Entrance
Sunday – Saturday: 1pm – 7pm

October 3 – 8
Katara Drama Theatre Ticket Outlet (Katara Building 16)
Drama Theatre Entrance
This ticket outlet opens daily at 1pm and closes 30 minutes after the final screening of the day.