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Posted On: 16 November 2015 05:48 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:54 pm

Box Office for Third Ajyal Youth Film Festival Now Open

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Ajyal Youth Film Festival presented by the Doha Film Institute (2)

The box office for the third annual Ajyal Youth Film Festival opens today (November 16), with two public locations and online sales available for movie lovers to purchase tickets to screenings, panels, and special events. The Festival will run from November 29th to December 5th.

To accommodate the increase in Festival activity, and to provide easier access to Festival tickets, movie fans and Festival-goers can now purchase tickets from the Ajyal FNAC Ticket Outlet located in Lagoona Mall in addition to the Ajyal Katara Main Box Office located in Katara Building 12.

The Ajyal Katara Main Box Office will be open from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM from November 16th-27th, and from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM from November 28th to December 5th. The Ajyal FNAC Ticket Outlet will be open from November 16th to December 5th from 2:00 PM till 9:00 PM.

Tickets can also be purchased securely online through the Festival’s website at The website is a valuable source of information for all things Ajyal, including synopses of all the Festival’s offerings, daily schedules, venue information and Festival news.

Tickets are priced at QR 25 for regular screenings, and QR 40 for premium screenings (including the opening and closing night films). Doha Film Institute is pleased to offer QM Culture Pass members a discount of QR 5 on all regularly priced Festival screenings and events when they present their QM Culture Pass at any Festival ticket outlet. Pass holders can purchase up to two discounted tickets per screening.

All Festival screenings and events will take place at Katara, with venues including the Katara Drama Theatre and the Katara Opera House located in Building 16, Katara Building 12 (Theatres A & B) and the SONY Cinema Under the Stars located on the Katara Esplanade.

Ajyal will also offer many free events during the Festival. Free screenings and events presented in Festival venues require a ticket for admission. Free tickets may be reserved online or requested at any ticket outlet location. All events at the SONY Cinema Under the Stars are free to the public, and do not require a ticket for admission.

The Festival programme consists of daily public screenings of local and international films; the popular ‘Made in Qatar’ section dedicated to showcasing home-grown talent from Qatar, free screenings at the SONY Cinema Under the Stars, Family Weekend, the Doha Giffoni Youth Media Summit, Geekdom: Video Game Exhibition, the Sandbox interactive digital playground, school screenings, and the Ajyal Competition, where hundreds of young jurors between the ages of 8 and 21 watch and discuss shorts and features and decide on the winning films.