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Martin Scorsese… The legendary Film Director at the BA
Alexandria, 23 December 2009  -- In a BA event attended by a number of movie stars from Egypt and the Arab world, Serageldin interviewed Martin Scorsese, the legendary Film Director, and engaged with him in a dialogue on film as an art form, on the influences that shaped Scorsese’s passion for cinema as a child, the making of some of his favorite films, his techniques, as well as his endeavor in the World Cinema Foundation. The event was widely attended by fans of Scorsese and lovers of cinema.

Mr. Scorsese is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. He is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation, a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema and has won awards from the Oscars, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Directors Guild of America. Mr. Scorsese is president of the Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to film preservation and the prevention of the decaying of motion picture film stock.

Mr. Scorsese is widely considered to be one of the most significant and influential American filmmakers of his era, directing landmark films such as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and Goodfellas. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The Departed and earned an MFA in film directing from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.

To view the complete interview, please click here.

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