Eyal Sivan | head of research (lector) and lecturer Master of Film

Eyal Sivan was born in 1964 in Haifa, Israel and grew up in Jerusalem. After working as a professional photographer in Tel-Aviv, he left Israel in 1985 and settled in Paris. Since then he’s been sharing his time between Europe and Israel. Known for his controversial films, Sivan directed more than 10 worldwide awarded political documentaries and produced many others. His cinematographic body of work was shown and awarded various prizes in prestigious festivals. Beside worldwide theatrical releases and TV broadcasts, Sivan’s films are regularly exhibited in major art shows around the world. He publishes and lectures on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, documentary filmmaking and ethics, political crimes and representation, political use of memory, genocide and representation, etc.