Annet Betsalel

Annet Betsalel
Independent filmmaker
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Annet Betsalel (*1956, The Hague) obtained a BA in English, Linguistics and Jewish History at the Bar Ilan University in Israel, followed by documentary training, historical documentary studies and workshop management at the Media Academy in Hilversum. She has a rich experience in educational functions as well as being an (inter-)religious and cultural coordinator of the Jewish community ‘t Gooi (North Holland). She was head of the national Jewish channel in the Netherlands, and representative of the other religious channels. Since 2009 she works as independent filmmaker and is committed to regional interreligious activities, including documentary and festival activities at the regional Film House Bussum; she is the Jewish representative in the organization Judaism, Christianity and Islam of the province North Holland. 


Annet Betsalel, member of the Interreligious Jury of the Festival Visions du Réel Nyon 2020, reflects on the conditions of an online festival and presents a number of films of the competition for long documentaries.


17.04.2020 to 03.05.2020
31.10.2016 to 06.11.2016