• Subject : Film Appreciation
  • No. of Sessions : 5
  • Time Schedule : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Dates : 02 October 2010 | 09 October 2010 | 16 October 2010 | 23 October 2010 | 30 October 2010

  • Fee : AED Free
  • Audience : Seniors (15+)
  • Speaker/Instructor : Sumaya Kubeisy
  • Venue : ARTSAWA | ALQUOZ
  • Description:
    Martin Scorsese is 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, all of which he collaborated on with actor Robert De Niro. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The Departed. Scorsese’s body of work addresses such themes as Italian American identity, concepts of guilt and redemption, machismo and violence. Come and join us for screenings of his five most celebrated films.
    5 of the best movies by Martin Scorcese
    1- Taxi Driver (1976)
    2- Raging Bull (1980)
    3- Goodfellas (1990)
    4- Casino (1995
    5- The Departed (2006)

    Sumaya Kubeisy studied Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University and received her Masters in Film Production at Boston University. She was later an instructor of Television and Film at the Lebanese American University in Beirut for 4 years. She worked in television production with various TV stations for over ten years as a director and producer and headed the production department at Future Television in Lebanon from 1995- 1999, when she left the professional life to become a full time mother. Most recently, she worked with Dubai TV as a consultant to the team responsible for restructuring and modernizing the channel.