Yair Raveh

Film Critic, Israel

Yair Raveh is an Israeli film critic, whose hugely popular and influential film blog, Cinemascope, is currently part of Mako, one of Israel’s leading news websites. His film column has run since 1996 in many of Israel’s leading newspapers. As a screenwriter Raveh was the co-creator of “Kathmandu” a 2013 drama series for Channel 2. In his 2011 documentary, “Sharon Amrani, Remember His Name”, Raveh commissioned short films by Joseph Cedar, Nir Bergman and Dover Kosashvili, to tell the story of a deceased filmmaker, and the generation that changed Israeli cinema. Raveh is the co-creator of the 10 part documentary series “Feast for the Eyes, The Story of Israeli Cinema”, which is currently shown on Channel 1. He teaches film studies and script analysis in Maale Film School, and hosts master-classes at the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School.

As a Jury Member

  • 32nd Jerusalem Film Festival