Local and global entities support Qumra 2018

 07 Mar 2018 - 10:19

Local and global entities support Qumra 2018

The Peninsula

DOHA: The fourth edition of Qumra, the annual industry event by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), to be held from March 9 to 14, has received remarkable support, yet again, from leading local entities and global cultural and film organisations.

Organised with the goal of nurturing the talents of next-generation talents, with a focus on first- and second-time filmmakers, Qumra will be held at Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), and will host over 150 international delegates including film producers, distributors, festival directors, funding agencies, sales and marketing professionals, VoD experts and more, as well as the talents associated with 34 Qumra projects.

Fatma Al Remaihi, Chief Executive Officer of the DFI, said: “The strong support that Qumra receives every year is a testament to the commitment of the government and private sector in Qatar to promote our nation as a destination that promotes the creative industries and young talents.”

Continuing their support to Qumra are Qatar Museums, MIA and Souq Waqif as the Cultural Partners of Qumra 2018, while the event is supported by Culture Pass, the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) and FNAC -the leading French Cultural store. SONY is the Official Electronics Partner and Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli is the Official Hotel Partner.

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