Entertainment Famous Film Directors from Israel

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List of famous film directors from Israel, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Israel has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Israeli directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Israel and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Israeli directors?" and "Which directors are from Israel?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Israel in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Israeli directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Adam Bizanski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Adam Bizanski age 35
Adam Bizanski is a director of music videos, commercials and short films.

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Adam Vardy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Adam Vardy age 53
Adam Vardy is a film director and cinematographer.

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Adi Halfin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 41
Adi Halfin a film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

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Adi Lavy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Adi Lavy
Adi Lavy is a photographer and journalist.

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Adiya Imri Orr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Adiya Imri Orr is a film director, film producer, actor, and screenwriter.

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Aharon Keshales is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 39
Aharon Keshales is an Israeli film director, screenwriter and film critic.

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Annemarie Jacir is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 44
Annemarie Jacir is a Palestinian filmmaker and poet.

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Ali Nassar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 64
Ali Nassar is an Arab-Israeli film director. Nassar was born in the Galilee village of Arraba, and graduated from the University of Moscow in 1981 with a degree in film. Returning to Haifa, he ...more

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Alma Har'el is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 42
Alma Har'el is a music video and film director, best known for her documentary Bombay Beach, which took the top prize at Tribeca Film Festival in 2011, received a nomination for a 2011 ...more

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Alon Bar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 52
Alon Bar is an Israeli-American filmmaker. He wrote the award winning feature film "Aaron Cohen's Debt,". which he later adapted to the award winning American screenplay "Under ...more

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Ami Livne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Ami Livne age 43
Ami Livne is a film director.

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Amnon Kotler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Amnon Kotler age 47
Amnon Kotler is a television director, cinematographer, actor and film editor.

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Amos Gitai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 68
Amos Gitai, born 11 October 1950 in Haifa, Israel, is an Israeli auteur filmmaker. He is mainly known for making documentaries and feature films, surrounding the Middle East and Jewish-Arab ...more

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Amos Kollek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 71
Amos Kollek is an Israeli film director, writer and actor.

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Ari Folman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 56
Ari Folman is an Israeli film director, screenwriter and film score composer. He is perhaps best known for directing the animated documentary film Waltz With Bashir as well as directing the ...more

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Ari Libsker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 46
Ari Libsker, is an Israeli filmmaker and journalist. He has made several documentaries. His film Stalags featured in The New York Times and won several awards. In March 2012 he curated the ...more

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Ariel Vromen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Ariel Vromen age 45
Ariel Vromen is a film director, screenwriter, film producer, film editor and casting director.

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Arnon Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Arnon Goldfinger age 55
Arnon Goldfinger is an Israeli film director and scriptwriter known for his films The Komediant and The Flat.

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Arnon Zadok is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 69
Arnon Zadok is a film director, actor and film producer.

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Assaf Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 48
Assaf Bernstein is an Israeli film writer, director, and producer.

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Assi Azar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Assi Azar age 39
Assi Azar is an Israeli television personality, who co-hosts Big Brother - Israel with Erez Tal. His first program was online TV show KIK. In 2004-2005 Assi co-hosted TV youth show Exit. Later ...more

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Assi Dayan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
Died at 69 (1945-2014)
Asaf "Assi" Dayan was an Israeli film director, actor, screenwriter and producer.

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Avi Mograbi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 62
Avi Mograbi is an Israeli documentary filmmaker.

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Elia Suleiman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 58
Elia Suleiman, is a Palestinian film director and actor of Rûm Greek Orthodox origin. He is best known for the 2002 film Divine Intervention, a modern tragic comedy on living under ...more

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Avi Nesher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Israel
age 65
Avi Nesher is an Israeli film producer, film director, screenwriter and actor.