Resource Details

Film in Qatar


Qatar’s rich history of art and culture has been complemented by a burgeoning film industry in the modern era. With an emphasis on contests, festivals, and programs, the film is gaining more prominence in Qatar’s cultural ecosystem.

Through support from private and government-sponsored organizations like the Doha Film Institute and Qatar Foundation, amateur, and professional filmmakers have seen Qatar become a regional player in the Arab and international cinematic scene.

With major events like the Doha Tribeca Film Festival garnering global attention and Qatari films winning prestigious festival awards, Qatar’s cinema credentials are increasingly a point of national pride.

Download the document below for a brief overview of Film in Qatar:

Film in Qatar - 2020