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Lies and Lying with Scandar Copti

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An Artist's Life in Hungary

NYU Abu Dhabi alumnus Máté Bede-Fazekas (Class of 2014) is making a feature-length documentary that explores the life and career of his father, a famous Hungarian opera singer.  

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NYUAD faculty in the Arts and Humanities are frequently featured in local and international news media.

Sharjah Film Platform 5 to bring together more than 30 films reflecting new voices
Sharjah Art Foundation has announced the program for the fifth edition of its annual film festival, Sharjah Film Platform (SFP) — returning this October to spotlight independent cinema, documentary filmmaking, and moving image works that demonstrate new approaches to film and art.
Al Arabiya | October 11, 2022

Image Nation’s Arab Film Studio marks 200 screenings
Films created by participants in Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s flagship training programme Arab Film Studio have now screened over 200 times at prestigious film festivals around the globe.
The Gulf Time, Emirates Business | July 30, 2018

Director Scandar Copti opens up about his new film ‘Happy Holidays’, the Oscars and funding
The Palestinian filmmaker adopts cinema verite style and casts non-actors to capture the realities of occupation.
The National | March 13, 2018

Oscar-nominated ‘Ajami’ to show in Abu Dhabi
The 2009 movie will screen as part of a contemporary Arab film series called CinemaNA.
Gulf News | January 24, 2018