Doha Film Grants Announced

14 02 2014

Berlin, Germany; February 8 2014: Doha Film Institute today announced the recipients of its first global grants programme at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. Among the 20 projects supported is Benjamin Naishtat’s debut feature film, ‘History of Fear’, set to have its world premiere on Sunday (9th February) as part of the Berlinale Official Competition line-up.

Aimed at identifying new cinematic talent worldwide, with a focus on first- and second-time filmmakers, the fund received 396 applications for its first international cycle. The fund was previously open only to the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region.




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