Nada Bedair is an award-winning Egyptian filmmaker based in New York. She is a 3rd Year graduate film student at New York University - Tisch School of the Arts. Her work was featured in various film festivals and museums including Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, New York International Children’s film Festival and Institut du Monde Arabe in France.
It is an honour to be selected among this group of incredibly talented peers. I'm excited to be a part of this vibrant community and for what's to come.
She is passionate about social justice, particularly gender and racial equality. She aspires to empower women-of-color by portraying strong female Muslim characters in her work as a filmmaker and a museum curator. Nada recently obtained an MA in museum and gallery practices from University College London; in addition to her passion for film, she is also interested in the integration of film within museum spaces.