Tel Aviv Stories

Shira Geffen, Linda Grant

06/03/2011 3:00 pm
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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.

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.

Linda Grant

Linda Grant writes both fiction and non-fiction. When I Lived in Modern Times won the Orange Prize and The Clothes on Their Backs, shortlisted for the Man Booker, won the South Bank Show Award.