Yael Katzir

Yael Katzir
Independent Filmmaker and Academic Professor.
Winner of many international awards for her documentaries.

Education:
• BA and MA in History and English Literature- The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
• Doctral Studies -UCLA, Los Angeles- California and Hebrew University, Jerusalem
• Doctoral Degree in History – Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
• MSC in Broadcasting and Film at Boston University College of Comunications.

Occupation:
• Independent Documentary award winning filmmaker (director –producer, writer) Katzir Productions. ( list attached+ Award List)
• Teaching in Municipal no 5 High school in TLV1969-1972
• Teaching at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem at the History Department 1972-1975; 1987-8
• Teaching at TLV university film Department 1994-9
• Teaching at the Kibuzim Academic Teachers’ College 1988-2004 ( History and film)
• Open University- Head and Designer of the course Jerusalem Across the Ages ( Including 6 films that were screened on the Educational Channel for 8 years)
• Prof. of film & history at the Art School- Beit Berl Academic College.
• Director of Beit Berl College: Communal Cable Television Center.
• Broadcasting country wide on Israel Cable TV and Satellite, on Channel 98, Produced and aired 120 programs over 10 years.
• 2012, 2017 Teaching at MSU a course on Israeli Documentary Films titled : From Collective Ideology to Personal Diversity

Selected items from the film list

Award winning Documentary Feature films
• Company Jasmine , 56 Minutes , 2000
• Shivah For My Mother, 57 Minutes, 2004
• Yiddish Theater –A love story, 80 Minutes, 2007
• Praying in Her own Voice, 66 Minutes , 2009
• Violins in Wartime, 50 Minutes, 2012
• Shores of Light, 56 Min.2015
• The Albanian Code, 55min. 2019
• My Grandmother had a Gun, (in production ) 2020 44 minutes
• The child who survived and became a Soviet soldier 30 Min.2020

At Work
Prof. Aharon Katzir / life and tragic death 30 or 45 mint for 2022

Writer
• A published author.
• Commando – Mom, (Diary of a mother of an infantry soldier)
Tel Aviv, 1994,
• St Bernard of Clairvaux