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Eli Cohen

 Eli Cohen was born in Hadera, Israel, in 1940.
He attended Tel Aviv University as a Theater and Philosophy major.
Following his graduation in 1966 he began his career as a stage actor with the "Cameri Theater of Tel Aviv" and "Habimah - The National Theater of Israel".
In 1970, Eli decided to pursue filmmaking. He studied at the "London Film School".
In his return to Israel he directed a string of award winning documentaries for Israeli Television, the BBC and ABC.
In 1986 Eli Cohen co-wrote and directed his first full-length feature film "Ricochets". Since then he has directed, six more feature films, and numerous TV films and documentaries.
Mr. Cohen served as the chairman of the Israeli Directors Guild from 1978-1982. He is also a member of the Canadian Directors Guild.
As a guest lecturer at Tel Aviv University, "maale"  and "Camera Obscura" film schools he has taught classes in screen writing, directing the actor and documentary filmmaking.