Shira Geffen


Shira Geffen is a poet, playwright, actor and director. She is a celebrated children’s books author in Israel. She co-directed her film script, Jellyfish, with her husband Etgar Keret.

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Sunday, 6 March 2011

The film, Jellyfish, captures the hidden narratives of everyday Tel-Aviv life and draws a vision of the hundred-year old city which is both more seedy and magical than often meets the eye. To mark the publication of the film’s screenplay, Shira Geffen, writer and co-director (along with Etgar Keret) spoke to Linda Grant about the film and untold stories which fill the city.

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