Doha 28th March 2014: The Mall of Qatar (MoQ) is to install an IMAX theatre at its multiplex complex.
The mall, scheduled to open in Q3 of next year is being constructed in Al Rayyan area of Qatar.
Cinemacity, a subsidiary of World Media Holding, will operate the venue on behalf of the mall.
It has partnered with IMAX to create a theatre that will feature IMAX’s next-generation digital laser projection system marking the company’s first laser system deal in the region.
“We are enormously proud to be introducing a world class brand like IMAX and its unique laser system to the Middle East for the first time – ensuring the sharpest and most lifelike picture quality ever seen on a large scale screen,” said Shem Krey, deputy managing director, Mall of Qatar.
IMAX theatre will be one of 19 screens at the complex. It will also include six VIP screens and over 3,000 cinema seats.
The mall will cover more than 195,000sq m and will have more than 400 shops, four major anchors, a luxury five star hotel and an array of 82 international restaurants, cafes and specialty food shops.