Qatar produces first large scale movie

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Qatar is set to proudly premiere the first large-scale movie produced by the Doha Film Festival.  Black Gold, starring Freida Pinto of Slumdog Millionaire fame and Antonia Banderas, is an epic adventure adapted from Hans Reusch’s The Great Thirst.  The film will premiere at the Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2011.

The Doha Film Festival is set to produce up to 10 major movies a year. “We are increasingly empowering local storytellers and working harder than ever to build a long-term film industry in Qatar,” says its executive director, Amanda Palmer.  This year’s festival will feature over 40 films, with the goal of increasing Qatari films’ presence over the next few years.

 

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Qatar is set to proudly premiere the first large-scale movie produced by the Doha Film Festival.  Black Gold, starring Freida Pinto of Slumdog Millionaire fame and Antonia Banderas, is an epic adventure adapted from Hans Reusch’s The Great Thirst.  The film will premiere at the Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2011.

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Qatar is set to proudly premiere the first large-scale movie produced by the Doha Film Festival.  Black Gold, starring Freida Pinto of Slumdog Millionaire fame and Antonia Banderas, is an epic adventure adapted from Hans Reusch’s The Great Thirst.  The film will premiere at the Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2011.

The Doha Film Festival is set to produce up to 10 major movies a year. “We are increasingly empowering local storytellers and working harder than ever to build a long-term film industry in Qatar,” says its executive director, Amanda Palmer.  This year’s festival will feature over 40 films, with the goal of increasing Qatari films’ presence over the next few years.

 

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