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Dale Hudson, professor and curator of film and new media at NYU Abu Dhabi, is the author of Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywood, a new book that explores how and why on-screen vampires have evolved over the years.
Looking for something new to read on the weekends or for a relaxing holiday? From classics to modern day thrillers, and stories with lasting impact, NYUAD faculty from the Arts and Humanities share their favorite reads and recommendations.
Resident Expert: Dale Hudson talks about the art of curating in the digital age, the slippery definition of art, and some of his most memorable finds.
Resident Expert: Following the close of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Dale Hudson discusses Asian cinema, and what makes great film.
As part of NYUAD's recent Shyam Benegal Retrospective, students from NYUAD and Zayed University (ZU) participated in a two-hour master class with the legendary filmmaker
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) is officially on NYUAD's list of favorite annual events in Abu Dhabi. And as NYUAD and the ADFF grow, so too does the collaboration between them.
NYUAD professor of Film and New Media, Leonard Retel Helmrich, screened his trilogy — Eye of the Day (2001), Shape of the Moon (2004), and Position Among the Stars (2010) — at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) this weekend.
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