Yulie Cohen was born and lives in Tel Aviv. Before starting to work in films, she studied sociology and anthropology at Tel Aviv University (BA) and received an MA with distinction in Communication Art from NYIT. During the 80ís Cohen was working in films in New York and LA. Since 1988 and 1990 she is raising her 2 daughters. In 1993 she became an independent filmmaker. Her films include 8 x 30 min. documentaries. During 2000/2001 she co-produced Ramleh and For My Children with Michal Aviad.
My Terrorist, Cohenís first long form documentary, (2002, Doc. 58 min.) was directed and produced by Cohen. My Terrorist received a special jury prize in The Jerusalem Film Festival, was nominated for the Silver Wolf Award at IDFA and has been selected to over 80 film festivals around the world. In 2004, she released the follow-up, My Land Zion.
Visit Yulie Cohen's blog here (10/08)
My Israel Ė Revisiting the Trilogy
A film by Yulie Cohen, 2008, 78 min., Color
Few filmmakers have probed issues of Israeli nationalism and Israeli-Palestinian relations more completely or intimately than Tel Aviv-born Yulie Cohe...
A film by Yulie Cohen, 2002, 58 min., Color
In 1978, filmmaker Yulie Cohen was wounded in a terrorist attack by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. A stewardess for the Israeli ai...