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Copt

1. a member of the Coptic Church
2. an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
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"This is a fantastic opportunity for young aspiring filmmakers to develop their creative potential in a safe learning environment that will contribute to self-expression and critical thinking," said Scandar Copti, head of the Film and New Media at NYU Abu Dhabi, and a filmmaker herself.
The event will take place in Grand Cineplex, Wafi from 10am to 5pm and will feature various panels with producer-director Martin Mhando (Mngamizi: The Ancient One) and Oscar-nominated Palestinian filmmaker Scandar Copti (Ajami).
CAST: Shadi Mar'l, Tsahi Halevy, Hitham Omari, Tarek Copti, Michal Shtemler, Hisham Suliman, George Iskandar, Yossi Eini, Efrat Shnap, Karem Shakur, Ibrahim Sakala.
One landmark co-production is the crime drama "Ajami," directed by first-time filmmakers Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani.
Gli Ebrei non sono l'unico caso: molti regimi hanno cercato di sterminare altri uomini, culture e religioni in nome di una presunta superiorita: i Rom, gli Armeni, i Polacchi, ma anche gli omosessuali, gli handicappati fisici e psichici, gli avversari politici, i testimoni di Geova e ancora oggi nuovamente gli Ebrei, i Cristiani Copti in Egitto e altri ancora.
As impressive as it is for being the first feature movie from filmmakers Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani, "Ajami" is even more remarkable for the seamless ensemble effort turned in by its cast.
Films are an obvious target: After Scandar Copti, Ajami's Israeli-Arab co-director, stated that he did not feel like a representative of the State of Israel, some members of Knesset called on the government to change the criteria for awarding funding to artists.
This latest educational event builds upon the first series of workshops in 2009, led by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Scandar Copti, which paved the way for schools to take advantage of DFI's resources through its educational activities.
ISTANBUL, Apr 18, 2010 (TUR) -- The film "Ajami" directed by Palestinian Scandar Copti and Israeli Yaron Shani was given Council of Europe Film Award at 29th International Istanbul Film Festival.
Ajami is co-directed by both a Palestinian and an Israeli director, Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani.
[1] Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani both co-wrote and co-directed Ajami, Israela's submission to this year's Best Foreign Film category at the Oscars.