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Masterclass with Ameer Fakher Eldin

Tue, Nov 15, 2022    6pm

Join the master class with director Ameer Fakher Eldin, which will explore the filmmaker’s craft as it relates to the making of his first feature fiction film, The Stranger (Al-Garib). The master class is a chance to intimately engage with technical and artistic processes of filmmaking, including the development of script, composition of scenes, the aesthetics of landscapes. This event is co-presented by the Center for Palestine Studies.

Introduction by Nadine Fattaleh, PhD student in Media, Culture and Communications at New York University.

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Ameer Fakher Eldin is a Syrian writer and director based in Germany. He was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 1991 to Syrian parents from the occupied Golan Heights. His debut film The Stranger premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival (Giornate Degli Autori), where it won the Edipo Re Award and was selected as Palestine’s official entry for Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards, followed by great acclaim at 43rd Cairo International Film Festival receiving two awards: The Prize for Best Arab Film in the festival and the Shadi Abd El Salam Prize for Best Film in the International Critics Week Competition.