In partnership with the British Council and Qatar Museums Authority, Doha Film Institute celebrated Qatar UK 2013 with the DFI UK Cinema Showcase - a series of monthly screenings celebrating the power of British classic and contemporary films. The programme presented a stellar line up of films across multiple genres at the Museum of Islamic Art. 

The films shown included:

The Red Shoes

A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Find out more about The Red Shoes on IMDB.

Wallace and Gromit, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.

Find out more about Wallace and Gromit, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit on IMDB.

Attack the Block

A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

Find out more about Attack the Block on IMDB.

Man on Wire

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Centre's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century."

Find out more about Man on Wire on IMDB.


A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.

Find out more about Kes on IMDB.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

Find out more about The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on IMDB.