Oscar-nominated actress Salma Hayek is packing her bags for Doha, Qatar, to take part in the 2nd annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF), beginning October 26.
The festival will premiere such films as "Stone," starring Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, Robert Rodriguez's "Machete" and "Casino Jack," starring Kevin Spacey. Plus, there will be a special IMAX presentation of "Paranormal Activity 2."
Hayek will serve as a jury member at the fledgling festival, which focuses on Arab filmmaking. Other members include Egypt's well-known actress Yosra, actor/writer Nick Moran ("Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels"), director Bhavna Talwar ("Dharm") and writer/director Danis Tanovic ("No Man's Land")
Celebrities slated to attend include Robert De Niro, Freida Pinto, Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein and Andrew McCarthy, among others.
The festival runs October 26-30. For more information, go to DohaFilmInstitue.com.