Qatar Film Festival Welcomes Documentary Lovers

The 11th annual documentary film festival in Doha has showed some of the best non-fiction movies made around the world. As a result, the film festival in Doha becomes one of the kernels for documentary lovers. All the documentary lovers and well prepare documentry based on good theme are encouraged in the festival. The shows that were presented in the film festival covers many themes including war, sports and food. The theme of this year is Horizons.

It is stated that a  total number of 147 films from 50 countries will be screened at the 11th annual Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival from November 26 to 29 at the Ritz-Carlton Doha. The films include

  • 30 long
  • 50 medium
  • 47 short
  • 20 new horizon

The films were selected from among 775 submitted by TV channels and production companies, independent filmmakers and international institutes from 90 countries. All the submitted works were viewed and judged by a 15-member jury from different countries who will choose the finest films for Al Jazeera awards, including

  • Al Jazeera Golden Award
  • Jury Award
  • Best Director Award
  • Best Camerawork Award
  • New Horizon Award

A total amount of QR600,000 will be given to the winners.  A report expressed that Spain has the most number of films, followed by China (16) and Qatar (13).

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