Films

  • 1001 Days

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    Within a traditional fairy-tale structure, this animated short addresses eternal issues like sacrifice, equality, and bravery, and considers how today’s women deserve equal treatment and privileges.

    Aisha Al-Jaidah / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Al Muqana3

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    Every afternoon, Ahmed Al Jaber leaves his majlis to drive one of his breathtakingly designed vehicles—adorned with flags, golden ornaments and lights.

    Tarek Abu-Esber / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Al Tabbab

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    A boy and his father set sail to a secret site where they perform an ancient ritual to harvest pearls from a mysterious sea monster.

    Khalifa Al Mana / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Al-Johara

    DFI Cinema Under the Stars | Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    Every fairytale has a reality. ‘Al-Johara’ is a Qatari take on the classic Cinderella tale accentuating Arabic traditions with a modern twist.

    Nora Al-Subai / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Al-Sit

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    Young Nafisa is due to enter an arranged marriage to a Sudanese businessman living abroad. Does she have a choice, or will Al-Sit, the powerful village matriarch have the last say?

    Suzannah Mirghani / Qatar, Sudan / Short Narrative

  • Amer: An Arabian Legend

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    In the world of Arabian horse racing, there’s one name that everyone knows, “Amer”—the desert-bred stallion who almost single-handedly placed Qatar at the top of the sport.

    Jassim Al-Romaihi / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Amphitheater

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    Sarah, a professional Qatari photographer, visits Katara and happens upon a rebellious young girl and her family. Fascinated by the girl’s defiant behaviour, she begins to follow them.

    Mahdi Ali Ali / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • And Then They Burn the Sea

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    Filmmaker Majid Al-Remaihi ruminates on the experience of witnessing his mother’s gradual and terminal memory loss over the course of many years.

    Majid Al-Remaihi / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • As Time Passes

    Doha Film Experience - Doha Film Institute

    A poetic series of captivating vignettes tracing the filmmaker’s family roots from east to west and their experience as a diaspora.

    Jamil McGinnis / United States of America / Short Documentary

  • Batman Returns

    Doha Film Experience | Geekdom Screenings - Doha Film Institute

    The monstrous Penguin, who lives in the sewers beneath Gotham, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman Max Shreck to topple Batman once and for all.

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Doha Film Experience | DFE at Heenat Salma Farm - Doha Film Institute

    An arrogant young prince and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return.

    Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise / United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Beauty and the Dogs

    Doha Film Experience | DFE at MIA | MENASA Spotlight - Doha Film Institute

    During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. During a long night, Mariam will have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can justice be delivered when it lies on the side of the tormentors?

    Kaouther Ben Hania / Tunisia, France, Sweden, Norway, Lebanon, Qatar, Switzerland / Feature Narrative