Matan Yair


Matan Yair
Biography:

Filmmaker, an author and a high school history and literature teacher. He's a graduate of the screenwriting program at the prestigious Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Jerusalem, as well as of the MFA directing program at Tel Aviv University. Matan's literary and artistic work derives from his personal experiences and biography. His documentary film "It is written in your I.D. that I am your Father" (2008) describes a process of growing intimacy between himself and his father, Mordechai, who left home when he was thirteen. The film participated in Haifa International Film Festival's competitive section as well as other film festivals. Matan's drama "Unseen" focuses on his experience working as a teacher in a class for kids who were rejected from the regular school system. In 2009, Matan published his first novel, which is built as a diary of a teenager who documents one dramatic year of his adolescence. The novel was awarded from the National Library of Israel, described by the jury as a groundbreaking work. "Scaffolding" is his first feature film, FILMOGRAPHY 


Filmography:
Scaffolding (2017)

​Unseen 2016 Drama
It is written in your I.D that I am your Father 2008 Documentary feature film