Michale Boganim - Director

Biography :

Michale Boganim ( both Israeli and french ) was Born in Israel and brought up in Paris where she studied  at the Sorbonne, she returned to Israel at the university of Jerusalem to complete her studies in philosophy and history.  She then studied  directing at  the National Film and Television School of London. She is currently living between Paris and Tel Aviv.

Filmography :

Odessa…Odessa,  96 mins (author, director).35 mm. Israel / France
A trilogy  of the  Odessan diaspora  through New York, Israel, and Odessa.

Macao sans retour, 50 mins ( author, director).
Will be Broadcasted : ARTE in the Théma section.
 The Old Portugese colony became the center of Gambling and Prostitution. Exploration of Macau through  a subjective travel  where the myth and the reality are merging in a strange figure.

2002 Mémoires incertaines, 37mins . (author, director, camera).
Personal investigation about Henry Hall: spy, gambler, murderer, war hero. A journey into memories, myths and imagination.
Official selection at La quinzaine des réalisateurs Cannes 2002 : Prix Gras Savoye.
Palm Spring Festival 2002, California, homologué par l'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Second price. Rotterdam film festival, Festival dei Popoli, Sheffield film festival UK, , Festival du film femmes de Bordeaux, Med film festival, Rome, Paris tout court, Doc en court (Lyon), Imperial War Muséum festival (Londres), les états généraux du documentaire, Lussas, Boston Jewish film festival, Washington film festival,   Montreal film festival.

2001 Dust : 35 mm, coulour, 29 mins. (author, director).
The film is a portrait of three characters The story of their lives is in many ways the story of the city, now a faded relic of its former self.
Prix de la Critique au festival de Cracovie
Prix de la Critique aux Rencontres Henri Langlois, mention spéciale
Prix du meilleur documentaire court au Leeds international film festival (UK).
Prix du Meilleur documentaire court, Evora film festival, Portugal
Best cinematography au Tel Aviv film festival
Prix du Meilleur court, Molodist film festival, Kiev
Official selection: International Film Festival of Berlin, Forum of New cinema 2002
International Film festival of Rotterdam 2002, Cinéma du réel 2001, Rencontres Internationales du Film  de Paris (Forum des images),  Karlovy vary film festival, Sheffield international film festival (UK), Munich Film festival , typiquement British (Centre Georges Pompidou), Le réel en scène :les écrans du documentaire (Val de marne), Traces de vies (Vic le Comte), New York Jewish film festival (Lincoln Center), Gotterborg international film festival, Suède, Lettonie film festival, Mineapolis film festival, Chicago film festival, Boston Jewish film festival...
2001 Venice :Video, coulour, 15 mins (author, director) . 
A portrait of the city through different visual perspectives
Digibeta, colour, work in progress. Euro media festival. Jury special mention.

2000 C'est pour bientôt : 35mm, colour, 17mins (author).
Writer of screenplay selected by the GREC (Groupe de recherches et d'etudes cinematographiques) broadcast on FR2, FR3,.
Sélection officielle festival de Venise 2000, Festival d'Angers, Forum du cinéma Européen... Prix du public festival de MAMERS.


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