24-Hour Film Race

24-Hour Film Race

At 8 p.m. on April 5th, twelve teams of students — armed only with flip cameras, a prompt, and 24 hours to finish a film — rushed out of the doors of Sama 442 into a night of movie-0making. It was NYUAD’s annual 24 hour film race. This year’s prompt was...
Remembering CHAOS

Remembering CHAOS

This week we continue our exploration of the collaboration between NYUAD’s Theater program and the Theater Mitu company by looking back at the Spring 2011 production of CHAOS, the first-ever professional theatrical production in Abu Dhabi. In the spring of 2011,...
The Future is Now

The Future is Now

VIDEO AND TEXT Enchantment, the apocalypse, documentary or fantasy fiction: these forms often strive to describe human beings’ relationships with Nature – be that magical, terrifying, dreaming of reunification, nostalgic, sorrow-filled or vacuously optimistic. The...
October

October

“October” is Part One of a series of short portraits focusing on the uninterrupted, perpetual growth of Abu Dhabi, seen through the slowly evolving perspective of an outsider. Daniel Carbone is a filmmaker and writer currently living in Abu Dhabi. With a...

Iktishaf

Iktishaf means “discovery.” Launched in October 2010, the Iktishaf Project is an ongoing collaborative initiative between students at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and students Zayed University (ZU) in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF)....

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