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Zohar Wagner

Zohar Wagner

Israel

Biography

Zohar Wagner was born in Israel in 1970. She is a documentary filmmaker, performance artist, poet and film critic.

Zohar first studied Film and Philosophy studies in New York in 1991-1993 and later she continued to study at Tel Aviv University where she received two B.A. degrees.

Since 1999 until present, Zohar Wagner is directing documentary films and documentary and investigative series for the Israeli Television. Since 2005 Zohar Wagner is leading a Rock band, Zohar Wagner and the Stinkies. The album Zohar Wagner and the Stinkies was chosen by Israeli leading singer Assaf Amdursky as Best Album of the Year 2008.

In her works she explores female sexuality, the balance of power between men and women and her last film focuses on themes of sexual exploitation. Wagner is also a sought-after lecturer and orator on the topic of women's empowerment.


Filmography:
Date La-Straight (Israel, 2004)
Zorki (54´, Israel, 2006)
Stretch Marks (Israel, 2009)
Doll: Why Did You Dance Naked? (59', Israel, 2012)

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Stretch Marks

Stretch Marks (Orig.) / 2009 / Israel / 67 min

A highly unconventional portrayal of motherhood, and the portrait of a woman breaking with tradition.

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Zorki - Hiding Mom's Secret

Zorki (Orig.) / 2006 / Israel / 54 min

Two years ago, Zohar Wagner, then 34, decided to tear away the cloak of silence that enveloped her bourgeois family. Her mother had a five year affair with a man ten years her junior, and Zohar, at the age of twelve, was an accomplice to the secret.

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