Experimental USA 2018 English 0:04:14

Traces of women’s strength, wisdom, and political power, though rare in the patriarchal messaging, are tucked away in the ancient scriptures and even derided.
In the book of Proverbs, Hochma, the ancient Hebrew goddess of wisdom and her temple are being described and ridiculed at the same time. Nevertheless, they provide an account of women’s strength, wisdom and political power

Tova Beck-Friedman is an artist, filmmaker, curator and writer. Her work has been shown internationally in festivals, museums, galleries and on television including: The International Artists’ Museum, at the 50th Venice Biennale; The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC; New Jersey State Museum; Yeshiva University Museum in New York; The Jerusalem Cinematheque; The Newark Museum; The Norwegian Short Film Festival@ Grimstad; International Film Festival Detmold, Germany and Pärnu International Film Festival, Estonia.

Her film AT THE ALTAR OF HER MEMORIES was broadcast on Israeli Television and A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS AN OLD(ER) WOMAN on US PBS stations. Her film DON’T ASK won first prize on Reel/13 and was broadcast on NY Thirteen/WNET.

Tova Beck-Friedman est une artiste, cinéaste, curatrice et écrivaine. Ses œuvres sont exposées à l’international dans des festivals, musées, galeries et à la télévision, y compris : The International Artists’ Museum, la 50e biennale de Venise; The National Museum of Women in the Arts, à Washington DC; Le Musée de l’État du New-Jersey; Le Musée de l’Université Yeshiva à New York; la Cinémathèque de Jérusalem; le Musée de Newark; le Festival norvégien du court-métrage de Grimstad ; le Festival International du Film de Detmold, en Allemagne et le Festival International du Film de Pärnu, en Estonie.

Son film L’AUTEL DE SES MEMOIRES (AT THE ALTAR OF HER MEMORIES) a été diffusé à la télévision israélienne et LE PORTRAIT DE L’ARTISTE EN FEMME (PLUS) ÂGEE (A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS AN OLD(ER) WOMAN) sur les stations américaines PBS. Le film NE DEMANDE PAS (DON’T ASK) a remporté le premier prix au Reel/13 et a été diffusé sur NY Thirteen/WNET.