Yolande Zauberman

Yolande Zauberman

France

Biography

Born in Paris, and having studied art history and finance, Yolande Zauberman began working in cinema alongside director Amos Gitaï. In 1987 she directed her first documentary about Apartheid in South Africa, CLASSIFIED PEOPLE, which won numerous awards including the Grand Prix at the Paris Film Festival. Her second film, CASTE CRIMINELLE(1989), shot in India, was selected in Cannes. Four years later, she directed her first fiction film in YIDDISH, IVAN & ABRAHAM (1993), which received the Golden Fish at the Moscow Film Festival and the Youth Award in Cannes. Her 2011 film WOULD YOU HAVE SEX WITH AN ARAB was shown in Venice. Her most recent film, M (2018), was selected at the Locarno Festival.

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