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Dror Dayan

Dror Dayan

Dror Dayan

Director • Producer • Camera • Editor

Born in 1981 in Jerusalem, Dror Dayan is a filmmaker, political activist and film scholar based in Berlin and the UK. He studied cinematography at the Film University “Konrad Wolf” in Babelsberg, where he completed his latest feature documentary “Even Though My Land is Burning”, which analyses the role of Jewish-Israeli activists within the Palestinian popular struggle in the West Bank.

His documentary was screened at festivals around the world including at the Boston Palestine Film Festival and the Festival Ciné Palestine in Paris in 2017.

After editing several short films for Anne Paq’s “Obliterated Families” project in 2015, he and Paq decided to cooperate on this current project.

Dror is active in various political activism in Germany and Europe and particularly within the Palestine solidarity movement, where he is active through campaigning and organizing as well as through media production. He wrote his PhD thesis on the topic of power relations between filmmakers and protagonists in documentary film at Bournemouth University in the UK and is a lecturer for media production at the John Moores University Liverpool.

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