Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF)
SINCE: 2009
WHERE: Doha, Qatar
WEBSITE: www.dohafilminstitute.com/filmfestival
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: “Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) is Doha Film Institute’s annual international film festival and is part of DFI’s year round initiatives dedicated to creating a film culture and industry in Qatar. A cultural partnership between DFI and New York’s Tribeca Enterprises, DTFF is committed to supporting and showcasing Arab films and talent in both cities, and to encourage the exchange of global storytelling. Launched in 2009, DTFF is a community minded international film event, focused on engaging local Qatari audiences in world cinema appreciation, and showcasing emerging and auteur talent from the MENA region.”

Luc Besson’s The Lady to close Third annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival

Luc Besson’s The Lady to close Third annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival

The Lady

The 2011 Doha Tribeca Film Festival’s (DTFF) announced today that Luc Besson’s The Lady is the closing night film for the five-day Festival (October 25-29) along with the Contemporary World Cinema programme.

Starring Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, William Hope and Sahajak Boonthanakit, The Lady is an epic biopic depicting the real life love story of Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s marriage to writer-academic, Michael Aris, as she fights against governmental oppression to instill democracy into Burma’s political system.{jathumbnail off}

Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2010 Winners

Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2010 Winners

Hawi won Best Arab Film and Balls picked up the award for Best Arab Filmmaker in recognition for its screenplay at the second Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) which came to a dramatic end at the Closing Night Gala and open-air concert by superstar Ragheb Alama along the Arabian Gulf at Katara Cultural Village. The First Grader and Grandma, A Thousand Times won the Audience Awards for Best Narrative Film and Best Documentary Film. The […]

Competition Jury Announced Plus Eight New Titles Added To Doha Tribeca Film Festival

Competition Jury Announced Plus Eight New Titles Added To Doha Tribeca Film Festival

The Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) today announced that internationally acclaimed Egyptian actress Yosra has been appointed President of the Jury for the 2nd annual Festival, October 26 – 30, 2010. Yosra replaces previously announced Jury President Hany Abu-Assad who has had to step back from his role due to a delay in production with his latest film, The Courier, currently shooting on location in Louisiana. Yosra will be joined by four other outstanding and […]