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Doha Film Institute's Football Team Competes In NYFEST's Film and Entertainment Football Tournament

Apr 24, 2011 — The Institute

Saturday April 23rd – NEW YORK: Doha Film Institute’s football team joined 5-a-side teams from across the industry to compete in NYFEST’s Film and Entertainment Football Tournament today. Held at Pier 40, and supported by DFI, the team showed their fighting spirit whilst battling the inclement weather and the other teams in their group: Zik Zak, Grassroots Football and Blue Sky Studios.

This is one of a range of events in New York this week to be supported by Doha Film Institute. As a cultural partner of Tribeca Enterprises, they are hosting a range of screenings and events during Tribeca Film Festival, including an open-air screening of “The Muppets Take Manhattan” on Saturday night, and a panel discussion on Monday looking at the potential consequences of the recent MENA uprisings on Arab film making and distribution.