How Emmy-Winning ‘The Cave’ Director Feras Fayyad Became Embroiled In An Alleged Danish #MeToo Scandal

How Emmy-Winning ‘The Cave’ Director Feras Fayyad Became Embroiled In An Alleged Danish #MeToo Scandal
Exclusive: Feras Fayyad, the Syrian filmmaker who helmed Emmy-winning National Geographic film The Cave, has told Deadline that he would never knowingly cause “worry and sorrow” to a woman after becoming embroiled in an alleged sexual harassment scandal in Denmark.

The Scandinavian country has been gripped by a #MeToo reckoning in recent weeks and Fayyad is among a number of high-profile individuals who have been accused of inappropriate behavior after living and working in Copenhagen, where he made The Cave with influential local production outfit Danish Documentary Production.

The most prominent allegations against Fayyad have been leveled by former Danish Documentary production assistant Emilia Moth, who went on record in an interview with local newspaper Ekstra Bladet. Moth has accused Fayyad of making inappropriate comments about her and looking at her “ass” in the office. She told Deadline in a statement that she stands by everything that has been reported by Ekstra Bladet.
See full article at Deadline »

Similar News


Recently Viewed