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Anat Dan

Anat Dan works at the intersection of Film and Media studies, Human Rights, and Environmental Humanities. She is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and holds an MFA degree and an MA degree from The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University.

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Michal Bat-Adam

Director, scriptwriter, and actress of stage and screen Michal Bat-Adam has been hailed for her sensitive and nuanced portrayals of mental illness and women’s inner lives. The interweaving of past and present, fiction and reality, memory and its creative representation are hallmarks of Bat Adam’s work.

Gila Almagor

Israeli writer, actress, and filmmaker Gila Almagor’s acclaimed 1988 autobiographical film Summer of Aviya and its sequel Under the Domin Tree bought attention to post-Holocaust trauma and depression, which were often scorned by Israeli society. Almagor is also a founder of the Israeli Union of Performing Artists, the Tel Aviv International Film Festival, and the Gila Almagor Wishes Foundation.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Anat Dan." (Viewed on June 8, 2023) <>.


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