Children Lev Keret
Spouse Etgar Keret
Name Shira Geffen
|Occupation Actress, screenwriter, film director|
Relatives Aviv Geffen (brother)Assi Dayan (uncle)
Movies Jellyfish, Self Made, Stories on Human Rights
Parents Nurit Geffen, Yehonatan Geffen
Siblings Aviv Geffen, Natasha Geffen
Similar People Etgar Keret, Sarah Adler, Yehonatan Geffen, Aviv Geffen, Nurit Geffen
zffdaily 2014 interview shira geffen selfmade boreg
Shira Geffen (Hebrew: שירה גפן; born April 23, 1971) is an Israeli actress, screenwriter, film director and children's book writer.
- zffdaily 2014 interview shira geffen selfmade boreg
- What about me by Etgar Keret Shira Geffen
- Acting and directing career
- Views and opinions
- Awards and recognition
What about me? by Etgar Keret & Shira Geffen
Shira Geffen was born in 1971. Her father, Yehonatan Geffen, is an author. Her brother, Aviv Geffen, is a singer. She was also the niece of film director Assi Dayan. She is married to Israeli author Etgar Keret. They have one son.
Acting and directing career
She has acted in a television series, BeTipul, and in films. She has also written and directed two films, Jellyfish, and Self Made. Jellyfish was written by her and directed by her husband; it won the Camera d'Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. In 2014, she directed Self Made, also known as Boreg in Israel. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival and at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
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Awards and recognition
Geffen won First Prize at the Haifa Children's Theater Festival in 1998 and the Hadassah Prize in 2003. In 2007, Geffen and her husband Etgar Keret won the Cannes Film Festival's Camera d'Or Award for Jellyfish. The French Artists' and Writers' Guild also awarded Geffen and Keret the Best Director Award (2007).