I am currently a senior lecturer in the School of Creative Technologies at University of Portsmouth and a Joint Course Leader of BA (hon) Film Production. My background includes BA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and working in politics and education in Israel. In 2001 I left Israel for the UK where I graduated with an MA in Documentary Filmmaking from Goldsmiths College and a PhD. in film studies from the University of Westminster. Since I have been teaching in several UK universities, combining film scholarship, critic and practice. My specific areas of expertise include World/transnational cinemas, Middle Eastern cinema and documentary theory and practice.