“Reggae” comes from the term “rege-rege” which means “rags” or “ragged clothes”, and this gives you your first clue into the story behind reggae music. When it started out in Jamaica around the late 1960s, reggae music was considered a rag-tag, hodge-podge of other musical styles, namely Jamaican Mento and [...]
Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced it will kick off this month a series of online workshops in line with its youth summer camp offerings this year. Continuing the spirit of DFI and the Ajyal Film Festival, we’re pleased to announce this years’ youth summer camp - a set of [...]
The third edition of “Fare Cinema” – Making Cinema, an initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation aimed at promoting Italian cinema and film industry in the world will kick off today. The festival, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Italian Trade [...]
Emerging screenwriters and writer-directors in the region will have the opportunity to get their projects underway with Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) Series Lab 2020. The latest program, which will start on July 15, provides participants not only with the needed scriptwriting tools but also industry access to help move their [...]
To see 10 movie remakes that are better than the original, keep reading! While there are new movies coming out all the time, there are also a lot of older movies that get remade. Sometimes, these remakes aren't great and have many fans disappointed that Hollywood bothered to mess with [...]
The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra would try introducing live concert streaming through television and radio stations, to continue reaching out to audiences virtually.