Yoav Shamir

Yoav Shamir (Hebrew: יואב שמיר‎), is an Israeli documentary filmmaker most noted for the films Checkpoint and Defamation.

Yoav Shamir was born in Tel Aviv in 1970. A ninth-generation Israeli from Tel Aviv, he is the son of two elementary school teachers.[1] He graduated from Tel Aviv University with a BA in History and philosophy. He obtained a MFA in cinema with honours.[2] He served as an Israeli soldier in the Israeli-occupied territories.[3]

(Taken From Wikipedia)