The 9th Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival 2013 concluded its activities held from 18 - 21 April, 2013. More than 300 guests from Qatar and abroad attended the event, and 205 films were screened ranging between long, medium, and short.
33 countries from 5 continents took part in the festival which bore "Windows" as a motto. A jury of 15 members from different countries nominated the winning films.
The jury members reviewed the participating films in the halls of Doha Sheraton where the festival was held, the films were 23 long, 82 medium, 53 short, 36 from the New Horizon category, and 11 promising films.