Zohar Wagner


Zohar Wagner is an Israeli documentary filmmaker and journalist. As the founder of "Zohar Wagner films," she directed and produced five feature films which aired on Israeli television, presented in cinema theaters, and won prizes in film festivals worldwide. Her Film "Stretch Marks" (2008) was a huge hit. She explores femininity, body image, the balance of power between men and women, and the relations between weakened women in local middle eastern societies and powerful man. Ms. Wagner's films also promote better communication between Israelis and Arab minorities in Israel. As a Hebrew and Arabic speaker, Wagner founded in 2015 in Jaffa, a film program for Arab youngsters, "Jaffa Cinema," teaching them documentary filmmaking and journalism, hoping to enhance their awareness for social activism. "Jaffa Cinema" has produced five short documentary films.