Doha Film Institute Qumra


Doha Film Institute presents Qumra, an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from the Arab region and around the world. Over the past six years, Qumra has been a one-of-a-kind professional incubator crucial to the success of filmmakers from the Arab world and beyond. The originally planned Mentorship Program will now take place online and during the original Qumra dates and all projects will have their scheduled one-on-one sessions online.

Explore the 46 selected projects and their previous work here, divided as follow:

  • 15 feature film projects in development stage (11 narrative features and 4 documentaries)
  • 13 feature film projects in post-production stage (7 narrative features and 6 documentaries)
  • 7 series projects in development stage
  • 11 short film projects in post-production stage (4 narrative shorts and 7 projects from the Doc Lab with Rithy Panh)