39 Films from 30 Countries including 29 MENA Premieres to Be Showcased in DTFF’s Contemporary World Cinema and Special Screenings Programme — Press | Doha Film Institute
Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF), the annual cultural event of the Doha Film Institute (DFI), will showcase 21 films in the Contemporary World Cinema section and 12 Special Screenings at its fourth edition to be held from November 17 – 24, 2012. With representation from 30 countries, this year DTFF’s Contemporary World Cinema and Special Screenings programme will feature 29 MENA (Middle East and North Africa) premieres.
Searching for Sugar Man
Director: Malik Bendjelloul
MENA Premiere | Feature Documentary | Sweden, United Kingdom | 2012
Rodriguez: the greatest 70s US rock icon who never was. His one album went nowhere and he disappeared into obscurity. Bootleg copies of his record made their way to South Africa, and a phenomenon was born. This investigation is a resonating story about hope, inspiration and the power of music.