Qatar is the first country in the Middle East to partner with FICTS
Franco Ascani, the President of FICTS
and member of the IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Education, greeted the audience and expressed his honor to attend the festival while waving Qatari flag.
The first of its kind film festival in the region, being under the patronage of FICTS
(Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs), aims to promote the art of screenwriting and filmmaking in the world of sports and the Olympics.