Cinema as an Art Form.

23 Dec 2009 Martin Scorsese, the legendary Film Director, visits the Library of Alexandria on Wednesday, 23 December 2009, and engages in a dialogue with Dr. Ismail Serageldin about cinema as an art form. 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. Ismail SerageldinMartin Scorsese
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