Dr. Michal Pick Hamou is a media and culture scholar, director, and artist. Pick Hamou, a graduate of the Beit Zvi School for the Performing Arts’ Film Department, taught at a range of prominent Israeli institutions including Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Sapir Academic College, and the Open University. She has published countless articles on film and culture and is the author of the book, Wounded Homeland: Evolving Representations of Trauma in Israeli Cinema (2016). Additionally, she has published two short stories: One Jumper (2011), and Fortunately, it Came out White (2018).
In 1990, Pick Hamou directed the film, The Unsummoned, which Israel’s then-new Channel 2 named one of the ten best films out of the first 500 it had aired. Pick Hamou directed dozens of news stories for Israel’s Channel 1, as well as a host of hit Israeli children’s direct-to-DVD programmes, including Pit Pat Too (1994).
Highlights of her film credits include: Kiddushin Tractate (1996), and One Woman – The Story of Miriam Akavia (1997).
On top of her film and academic work, Pick Hamou is also an artist, and her glass casting works have been shown at countless exhibitions.


Masechet Kidushin

Directed by Michal Pick Hamou, 1999
מסכת קידושין
English subs.

56 min.


One Woman: The Story of Miriam Akavia

Directed by Michal Pick Hamou, 1996
אישה אחת: סיפורה של מרים עקביא
English subs.

39 min.

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