Al Remaihi also serves as Director of the Institute’s annual film events, Qumra and the Ajyal Youth Film Festival, guiding the artistic, strategic, and operational aspects of both events, designed to nurture the next generation of creative professionals and strengthen Qatar’s position within the international film community.
Part of the Institute’s team since its inception in 2009, Al Remaihi led key programmes focused on developing local talent and building key relationships with the global film industry, including a strategic partnership with the Giffoni Film Festival, whose youth jury model informs the Ajyal Youth Film Festival.
Al Remaihi was recently ranked among the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global entertainment industry by Variety International, and was also profiled in the 50 women leaders in Variety’s first International Women’s Impact Report for 2018. Born and raised in Doha, Al Remaihi graduated from Qatar University with a degree in English Literature. She resides in her hometown, and is a mother of four.