Tamara Erde – Artist Bio

E-Mail: tamaricapari@gmail.com

Website: www.tamaraerde.com

TAMARA ERDE is a French-Israeli filmmaker living and working in Paris. She was born in Tel-Aviv on 1982. She graduated from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, and later
attended the Le Fresnoy Film School, France. Tamara creates in various mediums- documentary and fiction films, performances and video installations.
Her work was presented both in many film festivals (Clermont Ferrand, Angelica Spring festival NY, Jerusalem int. Film festival and on) as well as in Gallery spaces and theatrical venues. In addition, Tamara frequently participates in residency programs and international artists projects: New- York, Denmark, England, Spain, south Korea.


She often deals in her work with political and social issues focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Her works mixes her personal and imaginary reflections, with a documentary approach accompanied by profound researches on the selected themes.


She directed two short fiction films (“Rober” and “Jericho” selected in 2011 in competition at the Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival) and her thirs one “Disney Ramallah” with the support of PACA region in France, has recently been accomplished.
Tamara is currently developing a long feature film entitled “One day my father died” produced by Les Films du Poisson, France (selected at les Ateliers d’Angers 2012, Equinoxe script development program and La Maison des scénaristes of Cannes).


In addition, her documentary film “This is my land” about the educational systems in Israel and Palestine will be released by the end of 2014, premiered in TIFF festival, and broadcasted in the BBC arabic and France3.


She’s currently editing a documentary film produced by the French production company Artline about the Massacre of Deir Yassin for the Israeli channel TV8. In addition, Tamara collaborates in different films as scriptwriter or co-director (24h Jerusalem internet video for ARTE, etc.).



In production and development
“One day my father died”
Feature fiction film, produced by Les films du Poisson
“Crazy People Here”
Docu-fiction film, produced by Artline Films 2014
“Wondering photographer”
Documentary film, produced by Iliade & Films
“El Rais”
Documentary film, produced by Rotem Faran.


“This is my land“
Documentary, 90min. + 52min. produced by Iliade & Films, 2013 / 2014
“Disney Ramallah”
Short fiction, produced by Tita Productions, 2014
Short fiction, produced by Le Fresnoy France, 2010
Short documentary Israel, 2009
“Very Heavy Stones”
Documentary Israel, 2009
Documentary Slovenia, 2012


“A Path to the North”
Director, d.o.p, South Korea (13 min, experimental)
“Forgotten Oceans”
Director, d.o.p. , Spain, 2011 (16 min, experimental)
Director, d.o.p. France, 2010 (4.5 min, Video dance).
“Morning glory”
Director, d.o.p, 2009 (18 min, experimental)


Writing residency and fund in La maison Bleu, contis, Aquitaine. 2014 eQuinoxe MEDIA scripwriters program 2014
Greenhouse documentary residency-fund. 2013
Guestroom Maribor, Capital of culture residency, Slovenia, 2012 The Old school, Gorna Lipnitsa Bulgaria, 2012
Les Ateliers d’Angers, France. 2012
Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlinale festival, 2012
Sierra Arts Center, Spain, fund for the female route project, 2012. Nottle Theatere Company, South Korea, September-October 2011 CACIS, Spain. August 2011
NY studio gallery, July 2009


SPEAP – Scines Po program for artists. 2014-2015 Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, France MA. 2010-2011

View Tamara Erde BIO August 2014