Film Ratings Guide

 

Doha Film Institute Film Ratings Guide

All films exhibited by the Doha Film Institute are presented in their original, uncut versions. Based on their content, films are assigned approved ratings from the Ministry of Culture and Sports. Viewer discretion is advised for all screenings and may be guided by the rating system outlined below.

G - General Audience
Suitable for all audiences ages 4 and up.
Films do not contain material that is inappropriate for children.

PG – Parental Guidance
Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.
Parents should note that films may contain mature themes, strong language and/or depictions of violence.

PG-13
Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.
Parents are cautioned that films may contain mature themes, coarse language, violence and/or adult situations that may be inappropriate for those under the age of 13. Parents are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they are appropriate for their children.

PG-15
Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.
Parents are strongly cautioned that films may contain mature themes, coarse language, graphic violence, horror, and/or intimate adult situations that may be inappropriate for those under the age of 15. Parents are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they are appropriate for their children.
Please note: Identification may be required as proof of age

15+
Mature subject matter.
May not be suitable for minors.
Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas
Parents are strongly cautioned that films may contain mature themes, controversial subject matter, coarse language and/or profanity, graphic or persistent violence, horror, substance use and/or intimate adult situations that may be inappropriate for minors. Parents are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they are appropriate for their children.
Please note: Identification may be required as proof of age

18+
Mature subject matter.
Not suitable for minors.
Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.
Films may contain mature themes, controversial subject matter, coarse language and/or profanity, graphic or persistent violence, horror, substance use and/or intimate adult situations, and are not suitable for those under the age of 18. Audiences are strongly encouraged to find out more about the content of films before deciding whether they wish to attend.
Please note: Identification may be required as proof of age.