Raquel CHALFI (Israel) lives and works in Tel Aviv as a director and poet. She studied theatre at Berkeley, where she won The Playwriting Award, as well as film at the American Film Institute in Hollywood. Upon her return to Israel, she started to teach at the Department of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University. Since 1975, she has published 21 volumes of poetry & one of prose, winning her the most prestigious literary awards in her country, such as the The Bialik Prize (2006), The Brenner Prize (2013) and The Dalia Ravikowich Award. Bobo and the Hairstyling Industry (1970) and Matchmakers (1971) are two of Chalfi’s early film works. Both her documentary and experimental films have been described as "going against the grain of the Israeli Film Industry". In 2019 she finished The Hidden Fountain – The World of Miriam Chalfi, a documentary made over many years, about her mother, sculptor and poet Miriam Chalfi.
Bobo and the Hairstyling Industry (1970, short doc), Autumn (1970, short doc), How You Look (1971, short), Matchmakers (1971, short), Possibilities, or Bluebeard & Me (1983, short), Her Dream (1987, short), The Hidden Fountain – The World of Miriam Chalfi (2019, doc)
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