The inaugural Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by Doha Film Institute, is out with the old and in with the new and child-friendly. Skedded from Nov. 26-30, the festival, which DFI execs hope will…
Al-Jazeera is taking legal action against Egyptian authorities, claiming that its journalists have been arrested without charges and harassed in past months, its London-based lawyers announced…
Having won awards for its coverage of the Arab Spring with a news operation that reports on events in far-flung countries with the hustle that has become its trademark, Al Jazeera has come a long way…
Qatar Media Services (q.media) has acquired Gulf Film, one of the largest film distribs in the Middle East.
When aspiring Qatari filmmaker Hend Fakhroo heard that Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" would be headlining the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival this month, she was ecstatic.
This year's Doha Tribeca Film Festival has saved a spotlight for homespun talent.
Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes are taking their stage production of "Richard III" to Qatar, where the show will play for two nights at the National Convention Center in December.
Qatar sprocket opera is part of DFI's mandate to educate
What might serve as the basis for an amusing comic sketch turns out to be neither comic nor amusing.
Qatari media company Al Noor Holdings used Sunday's closing of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival to announce its launch into the movie biz.
Al-Jazeera on Thursday started slowly taking the wraps off plans to enter the U.S. market with a round-the-clock English-language version of the Middle East newsie. Execs at the Qatar-based cabler…