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Name  Nina Menkes
Role  Filmmaker
Siblings  Tinka Menkes

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Education  UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (1987)
Movies  Phantom Love, The Bloody Child, Dissolution, The Great Sadness of Zohara, Massaker, Lunchfilm
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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Nina Menkes is an experimental film maker. Her films include The Great Sadness of Zohara (1983), Magdalena Viraga (1986), Queen of Diamonds (1991), The Bloody Child (1996), Phantom Love (2007) and Dissolution (2010), which was filmed in black and white and is set in Israel. Her sister Tinka appears as an actress in many of them. Menkes teaches at the California Institute of the Arts in Santa Clarita, California. She has donated copies of several of her works to the Academy Film Archive.


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Films by Menkes include:

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  • A Soft Warrior (1981)
  • The Great Sadness of Zohara (1983)
  • Magdalena Viraga (1986)
  • Queen of Diamonds (1991)
  • The Bloody Child (1996)
  • Massacre (Massaker) (2005) Camera, with co-directors Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim, Hermann Theissen
  • Phantom Love (2007)
  • Dissolution (Hitparkut) (2010)
  • Awards

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    In addition to being nominated for a number of awards, she has won the following:

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  • 1986, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award for Magdalena Viraga
  • 2005, Berlin International Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize for Panorama for Massaker
  • 2007, World Film Festival of Bangkok, Special Jury Prize for Phantom Love
  • 2010, Jerusalem Film Festival, Anat Pirchi Award for Best Drama for Hitparkut
  • References

    Nina Menkes Wikipedia

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