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Shalom Hager


Shalom Hager was born in Jerusalem. He attended “Shaalvim” Yeshiva and “Beit Orot” Yeshiva. In 2001, Shalom graduated his studies at the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, Jerusalem, where he directed two films: Soldat, a short documentary which won first prize at the Jerusalem Film Festival in 2000, and his thesis feature film, True Grace, that won first prize at the Sam Spiegel Film Competition.


Shalom continued his studies in Tel Aviv University, where he received his M.F.A. from the Film and Television Department’s Directing program. There, he directed the documentary film True Grace, which was screened at the Jerusalem Festival in 2006.


Shrouds, his 65 minute feature film, participated in the Jerusalem Festival and was chosen as Best First Feature Film at the 2010 Hamburg Festival.

Shalom is a teacher and mentor at The Ma’aleh School of Film and Television.

Zuzik will be Shalom’s second feature film.


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