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NU-Q students shine at Ajyal Film Festival

NU-Q students shine at Ajyal Film Festival

The spotlight shined especially brightly on two students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) at the recently held Ajyal Film Festival.

Ajyal:  Capharnaum, What Walaa Wants, Zoo win Best Film Awards

Ajyal: Capharnaum, What Walaa Wants, Zoo win Best Film Awards

Capharnaum, What Walaa Wants and Zoo won Best Film Awards at 6th Ajyal Film Festival, which concluded Monday. The Best Short Film Awards went to Transformation, Killing Hope and Qatari film Gubgub.

Ajyal offers unprecedented space for raising vital issues, says Satyarthi

Ajyal offers unprecedented space for raising vital issues, says Satyarthi

Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi who was in Doha for the screening of The Price of Free (US/2018) at the Ajyal Film Festival which concluded Monday, said the documentary that follows his life and work will “ignite consciousness in the minds of young people

Freedom Fields, a story that strikes a chord with all

Freedom Fields, a story that strikes a chord with all

International filmmakers attending the sixth Ajyal Film Festival, the annual cinema event presented by the Doha Film Institute, highlighted the power of cinema to connect generations, underlining the theme of Ajyal, ‘A Voice for Generations.’

Lovely, beautiful Qatar amazes 'Slytherin' Felton

Lovely, beautiful Qatar amazes 'Slytherin' Felton

Harry Potter star Tom Felton, who played the role of Draco Malfoy, has expressed interest in doing a film in Qatar, citing the country’s “amazing hospitality, architecture and landscapes.”

‘Freedom Fields' premiere to mark Ajyal Film Fest opening

‘Freedom Fields' premiere to mark Ajyal Film Fest opening

The Middle East premiere of ‘Freedom Fields,’ directed by Naziha Arebi, and a red carpet event for filmmakers, celebrities and dignitaries will mark the opening of the sixth edition of Ajyal Film Festival Wednesday at Katara – the Cultural Village.

Local artists’ works to go on show at Ajyal film fest exhibition

Local artists’ works to go on show at Ajyal film fest exhibition

Qatar's local art community stand to benefit from an interactive art exhibit at the eighth edition of Ajyal Film Festival, aimed at celebrating the country’s resilience and ability to overcome big challenges.

Fun-packed Ajyal Stage kicks off Next Thursday

Fun-packed Ajyal Stage kicks off Next Thursday

The sixth Ajyal Film Festival, the annual cinema event hosted by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) from November 28 to December 3 at Katara – the Cultural Village, brings back the ‘Ajyal Stage’ this year with an assortment of family-friendly cinema, live music, spirited dancers, captivating puppet theat

Ajyal Film Festival showcases 16 Made in Qatar films

Ajyal Film Festival showcases 16 Made in Qatar films

Qatar’s home-grown film industry marks another milestone with Doha Film Institute (DFI) showcasing 16 films in Made in Qatar presented by Ooredoo at the sixth edition of Ajyal Film Festival, which is to be held at Katara – the Cultural Village from November 28 to December 3.

LeBlockade – a celebration of creativity, patriotism

LeBlockade – a celebration of creativity, patriotism

Simple yet powerful artworks and short films at LeBlockade exhibition have become “a consolidating and motivating force” in helping Qatar transform the challenges over an unjust blockade imposed by neighbouring countries.