The world premiere of 'Ode to Our Land', Qatar’s first-ever documentary about the vision of His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in establishing a modern nation dedicated to the prosperity of all its people, elicited a standing ovation and overwhelming response from the audience in Doha on Monday.
The Doha Film Institute (DFI) organised the special screening in the presence of DFI and Qatar Museums Chairperson, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, and other guests.
The screening was attended by dignitaries and high-profile guests featured in the film, including HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya, HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, HE Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer al-Thani, HE Yousef Hussein Kamal al-Emadi, HE Dr Ibrahim Ibrahim, and HE Dr Hajar Ahmad Hajar al-Binali.
'Ode to Our Land' is a heartfelt and compelling testimony to the His Highness the Father Amir’s foresight, commitment and inspiring action that built a modern nation dedicated to the prosperity of all its people and the betterment of the Arab world.
The feature documentary celebrates Qatar's exciting and ever-evolving film ecosystem.
A poetic ode and cinematic essay, directed by young Qatari talents Amal al-Muftah and Rawda al-Thani, the film is produced by the DFI for the National Museum of Qatar and chronicles the nation’s transformational growth under the leadership of His Highness the Father Amir.
It presents pivotal moments of the country’s past by drawing on the life and times of His Highness Sheikh Hamad and offers the world an authentic representation of Qatar’s rich history, tradition, and culture.
The DFI is organising free public screenings for the community from this Wednesday to Friday at the Museum of Islamic Art Auditorium and from February 24-26 at Vox Cinemas Doha Oasis.
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