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Interview with Palestinian Oscar-nominated director Hany Abu-Assad kicks off Arab Cinema Centre online talks

Hany Abu-Assad is the first interviewee in a series of discussions with salient filmmakers from the Arab world and beyond, live-streamed on Instagram

Ahram Online , Thursday 7 May 2020
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Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad, nominated for his film Omar, speaks at the academy’s Foreign Language Film nominees cocktail reception in Los Angeles on 28 February, 2014. (Photo: AFP)
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The Arab Cinema Centre (ACC) announced the launch of its ACC Talks on Instagram, a series of in-depth interviews with salient filmmakers from the Arab world and beyond.

The interviews are live-streamed on the ACC's official page on Instagram.

The filmmakers will be interviewed by jury members from the Critics' Awards for Arab Films and Arab Critics' Awards for European Films.

The first episode is scheduled to take place on Thursday 7 May, at 3pm Cairo time, featuring two-time Academy Award nominee, and Golden Globe winner, Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad.

Abu-Assad will be hosted by Ola Al-Sheikh, a Palestinian film critic and jury member of the Critics' Awards for Arab Films and Arab Critics' Awards for European Films.

During the interview, the audience will be able to ask questions through Instagram and Facebook comments.

Held on a weekly basis, the interviews will be available in Arabic or English subtitles on the ACC's official social media pages and website: acc.film.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

We are very excited to announce the first episode in our weekly series of interviews; #ACCTalks streamed Live on Instagram!⠀ ⠀ Two-time Academy Award nominee, and Golden Globe winner, Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad will be in-conversation with film critic, and jury member of #ACC's #CriticsAwards @ola_alsheikh !⠀ ⠀ This Thursday May 7th at 1:00 pm GMT & 🇲🇦 Time/ 2 PM 🇹🇳 Time/ 3 PM 🇪🇬 Time/ 4 PM 🇵🇸🇱🇧🇯🇴🇰🇼🇸🇦 Time/ 5 PM 🇦🇪 Time.⠀ ⠀ If you have any questions that you'd like to be part of the interview, please write them in the comments section below 👇 You can also ask them yourselves during the live stream as it happens!⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ACC Talks on Instagram are a series of live interviews powered by #ArabCinemaCenter where each time a jury member from the Critics' Awards for Arab Films and Arab Critics' Awards for European Films hosts an in-depth interview with a salient filmmaker from the Arab world and beyond. ⠀ ⠀ #SupportArabCinema #hanyabuassad #palestiniancinema #arabcinema #stayhome #filmmaking #filmmaker #film #filmcritic #critic #poweredbyacc

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Palestinian director Abu-Assad received two Academy Award nominations for his films Paradise Now (2006), winner of The Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and Omar (2013), winner of the Special Jury Prize-Un Certain Regard Prize at Cannes Film Festival.

Born in Nazareth, Palestine, Abu-Assad made his cinematic breakthrough as a producer for the feature film Curfew (1994) by director Rashid Masharawi.

His repertoire includes The Mountain Between Us (2017), starring Kate Winslet and Idris Elba,The Idol (2015) that was inspired by the real-life journey of artist Mohamed Assaf, The Courier (2012), starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Mickey Rourke, and the documentary film Ford Transit (2002).

 

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