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William Karel

William Karel was born in Tunisia, studied in Paris before emigrating to Israel, where he lived for 10 years in a kibbutz. In 1981 he returned to France working for over 10 years as a photographer before concentrating on writing and directing. In 1995, he received an Emmy Award for his documentary J.F. Kennedy. He has written and directed many ... See full bio »


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La fille du juge Director
Contre l'oubli Director


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 2021 Sous le soleil de Pialat (TV Movie documentary)
 2020 Close Up (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2020 La mort en face, le pogrom de Iasi (TV Movie documentary)
 2019 Salman Rushdie: Death on a trail (TV Movie documentary)
 2018 Histoires d'Israël (TV Movie documentary)
 2018 Une terre deux fois promise: Israël-Palestine (TV Mini Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- 1948-1967 (2018)
- 1897-1948 (2018)
 2016 Notre histoire est politique (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2016 Hillary: A Woman on the Edge (Video documentary)
 2015 After the Holocaust (Documentary) (directed by)
 2014-2015 Annihilation (TV Series documentary) (co-director - 9 episodes)
- Das Jahrhundertverbrechen (2015) ... (co-director)
- Verdrängung (2015) ... (co-director)
- Gerechtigkeit (2015) ... (co-director)
- Untergang (2015) ... (co-director)
- Deportation (2015) ... (co-director)
 2013 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2002-2011 Les mercredis de l'histoire (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- 1929, La crise (2009)
 2011 Roth on Roth (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Gallimard, le roi lire (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 1929, la crise (TV Series)
 2008 Empire State Building Murders (TV Movie)
 2007 Poison d'avril (TV Movie)
 2006 La fille du juge (Documentary)
 2004 The World According to Bush (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Jean Moulin, lettre à un inconnu (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 VGE, le théâtre du pouvoir (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Passé sous silence (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2000 Voyages, voyages (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Hollywood (2000)
 2000 Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Histoire d'une droite extrême (TV Movie documentary)
 1996-1998 Un siècle d'écrivains (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
 1998 Les Hommes de la Maison Blanche (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 8 mai 1945: une journée particulière (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Contre l'oubli (TV Movie documentary)
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