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Scandar Copti

Scandar Copti (1975, Jaffa) is a Palestinian filmmaker, born in Israel. After studying acting and scriptwriting, Scandar made the “The Truth” which was acclaimed for its bold political statement. Together with Yaron Shani he made the widely acclaimed Israeli Arab film Ajami (2009). He has written, directed, and edited several fiction, documentary, and experimental short films.