Copt

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Copt

1. a member of the Coptic Church
2. an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
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Following the screening, Director, Assistant Arts Professor of Film at NYU Abu Dhabi Scandar Copti will hold a Q&A session with the audience in attendance.
Head of DFI Education, Scandar Copti, sees the event as having provided yet another opportunity to take young local filmmakers out into the international industry to develop their holistic growth.
Head of DFI Education Scandar Copti said, "Stunt is an important part of the motion picture industry.
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.
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.
Ajami is co-directed by both a Palestinian and an Israeli director, Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani.
Copti made it clear that he has no regrets about his remarks on Channel 2 news that he does not represent the State of Israel and cannot represent a state that does not represent him.
But consider these excerpts from an interview with Copti in al-Jazeera in September 2009:
The makers of the film find themselves in a real life drama when one of the producers Tony Copti, and his brother were arrested, beaten and later released without charge.