Ajami / written and dir. by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani
Scandar Copti Yaron Shani
Fouad Habash Nisrine Rihan Elias Saba
Multiple languages, Arabic, Hebrew, French
Cinéart, 2010
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
120 min.
Afwisselend Arabisch, Hebreeuws en Frans gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
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About Scandar Copti

Scandar Copti (born 1975) is a Palestinian filmmaker, film writer, actor and producer who brings problems of Arabs in Israel territory via video works.


Scandar Copti (or Cobti) is a Palestinian filmmaker born 1975 in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel and raised in Jaffa.

His mother, Mary, is an educator and school principal of the Arab - Jaffa democracy school, and his father, Ilya, is a carpenter. Copti received his B.Sc from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technion. He studied acting and directing at the Technion theater, played (in Arabic) in End - End directed by Ouriel Zohar in 2001 at the Technion and the festival in Jerusalem. Formerly a mechanical engineer, he has also written, directed and edited several fiction, documentary and experimental short films. Copti lives with his family in Abu Dhabi, teaches film at a local extension of New York University, and makes films and art.

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