1st European Film Festival flyer


Due to weather conditions in Doha, which caused major traffic disturbances, the screening of the Portuguese film "Behind the Clouds" was postponed to next Wednesday, October 24th, at 5:00 pm in the MIA Auditorium.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

The Embassy of Portugal and the European Cultural Cluster (EUNIC) Qatar are pleased to invite you to the first edition of the European Film Festival in Doha, in partnership with the Museum of Islamic Art, from the 18th to 23rd of October 2018, at MIA Auditorium.

This festival is an excellent opportunity to present the EU cultural diversity with screenings of outstanding films by EU Member States, reflecting the official motto of the EU: “United in Diversity”.

This year, 10 countries are participating in this unique event: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, and Sweden.  

The screenings will take place from Friday, October 18th 2018 to Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, at the Auditorium of the Museum of Islamic Art. There will be 2 screenings per day (5 p.m. and 8 p.m.) with the exception of the Opening on the 18th with the Austrian film and on the 21st with the Romanian film (at 8 p.m.).

Cinema lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy the screenings of some of the best European films.


EUNIC Programme English1DPP


Free Entrance.

No reserved seating.

All films are screened in original language with English Subtitles.

All films are rated 15 +.

About EUNIC:

European Union National Institutes for Culture is Europe's network of national cultural institutes, with 35 members composed of the national cultural institutes and other main cultural organizations from the 28 EU member states, established in over 150 countries. EUNIC members work in the arts, languages, youth, education, science, society, intercultural dialogue and development.

The EUNIC cluster in Qatar is the first of its kind to be established in the GCC. It gathers EU countries represented in Qatar with the aim to promote cultural and linguistic diversity and develop exchanges between European and Qatari youth and foster European and Qatari artists exchanges. The EUNIC cluster in Qatar contributes to enhancing the cultural relationships between EU member States and Qatar and promoting the cultural diversity of Europe.

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