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Simone Bitton

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Name  Simone Bitton

Role  Filmmaker
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Born  1955 (age 59–60)Morocco
Occupation  Director, Producer, Writer
Education  Institut des hautes etudes cinematographiques
Movies  Wall (Mur), Rachel, Solange Giraud, nee Tache
Nominations  Cesar Award for Best Short Film - Documentary
Similar People  Rachel Corrie, Uri Avnery, Dominique Auvray

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Simone Bitton (born 1955) is a French-Israeli documentary filmmaker. Her films have been nominated for or won the César Award, the Marseille Festival of Documentary Film Award, and the Sundance Film Festival, Special Jury Prize (for Mur).


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Personal life

Bitton was born the daughter of a Jewish jeweller in Morocco. She emigrated with her family to Israel as a child in 1966, she later served in the IDF. She describes herself as an "Arab Jew". After settling in France, where she now mainly lives she graduated from the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques in 1981.


  • 1981 : Solange Giraud, née Tache
  • 1997 : Palestine/israel, histoire d’une terre
  • 1998 : Ben Barka, l’équation marocaine
  • 1998 : Mahmoud Darwich
  • 2000 : L'Attentat
  • 2001 : Citizen Bishara
  • 2004 : Mur
  • 2009 : Rachel
  • References

    Simone Bitton Wikipedia