Films now being accepted for the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival

The annual THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival is pleased to announce the opening of its film submission window. This film event is open to independent film makers  in middle and high school. The mission of the Film Festival is to encourage better understanding of, and appreciation for, cinematic arts, to help put a human face on contemporary issues facing the world today, and to support learning in Model United Nations programs by encouraging students to become advocates on global issues.


Interested students are encouraged to submit a 5-8 minute film of advocacy, one that informs others of an issue or advances a cause. For examples of last year’s award-winning films go to

Nominated directors will be flown to Doha for a three day, all-expense paid weekend of film workshops, cultural events, and a Gala Dinner and awards ceremony.

The deadline to submit films is February 14, 2015.

Visit the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival webpage at

For complete contest rules and registration information go to direct questions to the THIMUN Qatar office at