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Moving Forward: A Message From QAI’s New Chairwoman Peggy Loar

Dear QAI Community, I am honored to be the incoming Chair of the Qatar-America Institute. Collectively, with the Institute’s luminary board of directors, talented staff, and you, it is my hope that we will lead QAI into an...

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Expressions Series Recap

QAI’s Expressions Artist Talk series features a variety of American personalities, artists, and creatives who have lived or worked in Qatar and whose works were inspired and influenced by Qatari culture. An art and culture t...

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Fostering Multiculturalism in Film

The Qatar-America Institute hosts its' Expressions Artist Talk in Washington on both creating and teaching documentary filmmaking with renowned filmmaker Marco Williams and Michael Dyson. The Qatar-America Institute (QAI) ho...

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QAI brings “Short Cuts to Qatar” to New York

On February 25th, 2020, the Qatar-America Institute (QAI), in partnership with the Doha Film Institute (DFI), hosted a film screening at the Tribeca Film Center in New York City. The event celebrated DFI's work in championing...

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Qatar’s Growing Film Industry: Championing Arab Cinema at the 2020 Oscars

Doha Film Institute (DFI) and The Qatar-America Institute (QAI) partnered on a delegation to Los Angeles to highlight Qatar’s role in supporting Arab Cinema and MENA region filmmakers during Oscars week.   Los Ange...

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QAI Celebrates Women Making Strides this Women’s History Month

Women's History Month is an annual declared month that celebrates the contributions and impacts women hav...

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Qatar’s Philharmonic Orchestra Goes Virtual

Qatar's Philharmonic Orchestra, an organization under the Qatar Foundation umbrella, performed a virtual ...

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