DOHA, Qatar

The head of the Doha Film Institute said that the Arab region has been misrepresented for many years, and the institute aims to change that perspective through cinema.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency on Thursday, Fatma Al Remaihi said the institute’s main objective is to support and connect the region’s filmmakers to the rest of the world.

“The institute’s main mission is to support filmmakers from the Arab region to tell their stories to the world. With a region that has been misrepresented for so many years, this is the time we can do something about it and to change

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