"Diarios nomades. Poeticas del intervalo para representar el desarraigo en el cine de David Perlov" , by Paola Lagos Labbe for Journal “Archivos de la Filmoteca”, No75. Monographic: “Refugiados y Desplazados: Representacion en el Audiovisual”. October, 2018. PP. 57-83. Filmoteca de CulturArts de la Generalitat Valenciana. ISSN: 0214-6606.

"Viajes de ida y retorno entre la pertenencia y el desarraigo. La construccion narrativa del hogar y la identidad en los diarios cinemautobiograficos de David Perlov" , by Paola Lagos Labbe for Journal “Comunicacion. Revista Internacional de Comunicacion Audiovisual, Publicidad y Estudios Culturales”. Nro.10, Vol.1, ano 2012, PP. 531-546. Departamento de Comunicacion Audiovisual y Publicidad y Literatura, Universidad de Sevilla. ISSN 1989-600X.

I Became My Own Slave, Interview by Dannny Vert, "Al Hamishmar" 18 April 1984.

David Perlov: Politics in Cinema, The political power of cinema. Perlov interviewed by: Liora Katziri, Levi Zini, 1982.

Perlov - A Filmmaker of Passion, by: Igal Burstein, "Maazanim Literature Magazine", Vol 1, Oct 1999.

Ths Still as the Dead Body of Cinema, thoughts on stills and cinema in "My Stills 2002/1952" following Vivian Sobchack, Carnal Thoughts, Embodiment and Moving Image. By Liran Atzmor, a final project in phenomenology for Dr. Boaz Hagin, 2009.

La vida y nada mas, in: La Vanguardia , 28 Mars 2007.

"Want to film more" by Asaf Hazan, in: Ma'arav, 22 Mars 2007.

"Not a Myth", by Uri Klein, In: haaretz, 22 Feb 2007.

"David Perlov (1930-2003) - Chronique persistante", by Clara Schulmann, in Geste, novembre 2006

"Affective Sceneries – Diaries of David Perlov", by Ilana Feldman & Cleber Eduardo, Published originally in oct.2006, by the Brazilian electronic review Cin'tica - cinema and critiques In: http://www.revistacinetica.com .br, Oct, 2006.

"David Perlov, Journal (Diary)", by Clara Schulmann, in Particules, n°11, octobre-novembre 2005, p.4.

"Photograph others as if you were taking your own picture" by Shuka Glotman. On David Perlov, the Photographer who Took his own Picture. An article accompanying the exhibition 'Israeli photographers reflecting their own image', in the Genia Schreiber Tel-Aviv University Art Gallery. May 1, 2005. Article in: English or Hebrew.

"In Memoriam David Perlov", by Noa Steimatsky, Ha-Aretz, Dec 31, 2004.

"The View From Perlov", by Uri Klein, in Ha-Aretz, Dec 19, 2003.

Menashe Noy’s, Eulogy on David Perlov, Dec 14, 2003.

"The Diary of David Perlov", by Talya Halkin, in The Jerusalem Post, Oct 23, 2003

"You Could Call it Normality", by Shuka Glotman, an article taken from the book accompanying the 2003 Perlov photography exhibition, in the Open Museum of Photography in Tel Hai.

Part two of "My Diaries", a conversation with David Perlov, in The Medium in 20th Century Arts, edited by Rachel Bilsky-Cohen and Baruch Blich, published by Or-Am Tel Aviv and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, 1996.

“They Changed My Life”, David Perlov, Ma’ariv daily newspaper, Nov 3, 1995.

"In Jerusalem", Uri Klein interviews Perlov about the film In Jerusalem ,Ha-Aretz, Sep 29, 1993.



Hebrew Publications

1972      A conversation on Galei Tsahal (Israeli Army Radio); Perlov reads from his writings:

             recorded on 12 April 1972 ; broadcast on 30 April 1972

             recorded on 25 August 1972 ; broadcast on 18 October 1972

             recorded on 21 June 1972

1974      “Levantism? Why not? A Reply to the Mass Assault on George Ovadya’s Films”, in Kolnoa 74, bi-monthly periodical on cinema and television, no. 1, March 1974 (Israeli Film Institute), pp. 107-109 (an earlier version of this article was broadcast by Israeli Army Radio on 18 October 1972); also appeared in the reader, An Introduction to Israeli Cinema, edited by Yehuda Ne’eman and Ronit Schwartz (Film and Television Department, Tel-Aviv University, 1988)

1975      “From the Diary of a Film Director”, in Kolnoa 75, quarterly for the art of cinema, no. 8, autumn 1975 (Israeli Film Institute), pp. 27-29

1976      “From the Diary of a Film Director”, in Kolnoa 76, quarterly for the art of cinema, no. 10, summer 1976 (Israeli Film Institute), pp. 51-52

1977      “Henri Langlois”, Ha’Aretz daily newspaper literary supplement, 11 February 1977 , p. 18

             “From the Diary of a Film Director”, in Kolnoa 77, quarterly for art and cinema, nos. 12-13, winter-spring 1977 (Israeli Film Institute), pp. 50-51

1990      “David Perlov: A Dialogue with Steimatzky”, in Studio, no. 15, October 1990, p. 18

1992      “A Step-Child of the Establishment: 18 Directors on the State of Israeli Cinema”, in Cinematheque, periodical of the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, no. 61, January-February 1992, p. 13

1995      “They Changed My Life” - David Perlov introduces his 8 cultural stations, in Ma’ariv daily newspaper, 3 November 1995 , p. 16

2001      Paris 1952 – Tel-Aviv 2001”, in Ha-Ir weekly newspaper, Paris supplement, 22 March 2001 , p. 65




1968     Igal Bursztyn, “You can eat an apple and you can play tennis”, in Ha’Aretz, 5 April 1968 , p. 10

1968     Moshe Nathan, “Conversations with David Perlov”, in Keshet – Cinema 41, autumn 1968, pp. 4-77

1981     Irma and Uri Klein, “First conversation with David Perlov”, in Kolnoa, summer 1981, Israeli Film Institute (Ha-Kibbutz Ha-Meuchad Press), pp. 19-27

1982     “Politics in Cinema”, an interview with Leora Katsiri and Levi Zini, in Proza no. 51-53, February 1982, pp. 36-45

1989     Uri Klein, “Wooden Plow”, in Studio, no. 3-4, September 1989, pp. 62-63

1993     Edna and Dan Fainaru, “The way the impressionists worked; David Perlov talks about the essence of the documentary film”, in Cinematheque, periodical of the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, no. 70, November-December 1993, pp. 10-13

1995     Noam Ben-Zeev, “A conversation with David Perlov: directing a film with your hands in your pockets”, in Gitit, periodical for music, no. 115, March 1995 (Association of Musical Youth in Israel ), pp. 12-13

1996     In The Medium in 20th Century Arts, edited by Rachel Bilesky-Cohen and Baruch Blich, Or-Am & Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem , pp. 222-227

2003     Yair Raveh, “Summary Conversation”, a personnal interview with David Perlov, in Ha-Ir, Dec. 18


Articles about Perlov


1960     David Greenberg, “Israeli Directors: David Perlov”, Omanut Ha-Kolnoa, no. 22, October 1960, pp. 8-9

1965     Moshe Nathan, “David Perlov: the most promising director?”, in Ba-Mahane, no. 19, no. 43 (897), 29 June 1965 , p. 25

1967     Rachel Oren, “The Pill and the Aunt from Venezuela ”, in Davar Ha-Shavua, no. 37, 15 September 1967 , p. 6

1970     Nira Weinberg, “The Absurd World of the Magician’s Son”, in La-Isha, no. 1224, 21 September 1970

1972     Encyclopedia Judaica, Vol. 12, 1972, p. 462

1973     Carlos Boker, “Joris Ivens, Filmmaker versus Reality”, (UMI Research Press, University of Iowa, 1973), p. 169 – a film about Marc Chagall

1975     Lexicon of Arts (Masada Press, 1975), p. 321

1977     Hebrew Encyclopedia, Vol. 29 (Encyclopedia Publication Co. Ltd., Jerusalem-Tel-Aviv), p. 313        

1978     Rachel Ne’eman, “David Perlov: Diary”, in Kolnoa, no. 2, December, pp. 30-31

1981     Uri Klein, “A preface to conversations with David Perlov 1981”, in Kolnoa, summer 1981, Israeli Film Institute (Ka-Kibbutz Ha-Meuchad Press), pp. 17-18 (also appears in the university reader, pp. 175-176; “First conversation with David Perlov” appears on pp. 19-27)

1982     Yaron Bloch, “The Perlovian code, David Perlov, Diary Chapter 3”, in Sratim 7, 1981-82, pp. 22-26 (also appears in the university reader, pp. 177-181)

1983     Paolo A. Sales Gomez, “Perlov’s Chinese Aunt”, film critique, in Amberfilm, Sao Paulo , Brazil , 1983, pp. 24-26

1984     Danny Warth, “I became my own slave”, in Al Ha-Mishmar, 16 January 1984

            Yitzhak Ben-Ner, “Home Cinema”, in Yediot Acharonot, 23 March 1984

            Gil Rubenstein, “His Song to Himself”, in Al Ha-Mishmar, 28 December 1984 , p. 11

1984     “Honorary Fellow” to David Perlov – a booklet published by Beit Zvi School of Stage and CinematicArts, in honor of ’84 graduating class

1985     Karkom Carmon, “Lives in the City”, In Ha-Ir, 8 March 1985

            Yaron Bloch, “The Perlovian code, David Perlov, Diary Chapter3 – 1981-1982”, in Sratim, periodical for cinema and television, no. 1, summer 1985, cinema department of Tel-Aviv University, pp. 22-26

1985     Gal Ochovsky, “Perlov’s Diaries”, in Ha-Ir, 27 December 1985

            “Partos’s Music in David Perlov’s Films”, in Oeden Partos, His Life and Work, edited by Avner Bahat (Am Oved Press, 1985), pp. 9, 67-68, 80, 128, 168-169

1988     Israeli General Encyclopedia (new and comprehensive) (Keter Press, Jerusalem ), Vol. 3, p. 335

 1988    “An Homage to the Family Album”, a booklet published in conjunction with the exhibition curated by Shuka Glotman and a group of students, at the gallery of the photography department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, June 1988

1988     Moshe Zimmerman, “A Survival Genre”, in Ha-Ir, 19 August 1988 , p. 49

1988     Asher Telalim, “Works like a Farmer”, in Ha-Ir, 19 August 1988 , p. 49

1988     Yoram Brunowski, “Diary Page”, in Ha’Aretz, 7 November 1988

1989     Oshra Schwartz, “Personal Story, General Story”, in Davar, 13 March 1989 , p. 20

1989     Dudi Baruch, “Perlov’s Total Cinema”, in Kolbo, 14 April 1989

1989     Shlomo Papirblatt, “Perlov’s Diary”, in 7 Days, weekly supplement of Yediot Acharonot, no. 1319, 12 May 1989 , p. 15

1989     Uri Klein, “Only Superlatives”, in Ha’Aretz weekly magazine, 12 May 1989 , pp. 38-39

1989     Amir Rotem, “Perlov’s Diaries, a Landmark”, in Ha-Ir, 12 May 1989 , pp. 19-20

1989     Yonatan Aroch, “Exposed Nerves”, in Hadashot, 18 May 1989

1989     Tamar Gelbatz, “Pictures from the Editing Table”, in Hadashot, 19 May 1989

1989     Nachman Ingbar, “A director in search of meaning – Diary, directed by David Perlov”, in Yediot Acharonot, 24 May 1989, p. 39

1989     Oshra Schwartz, “Doubts regarding Ethics and Aesthetics – Diary, directed by David Perlov”, in Davar, 28 May 1989 , p. 12

1989     Irit Shamgar, “David Perlov – Diary of Events”, in Ma’ariv, 28 May 1989 , p. c1

1989     Smadar Sheffy, “Cry Out, Stone in the Wall”, in the Gallery section, Ha’Aretz, 22 June 1989 , p. 27

1990     Igal Bursztyn, “The face as battlefield – the cinematic history of the Israeli face” (Ha-Kibbutz Ha-Meuchad Press), pp. 11, 88, 95, 101, 165, 184-188

1991     Nathan and Yacov Gross, The Hebrew Film: chapters in the history of motion pictures and cinema in Israel (published by the authors, 1991), pp. 226, 232, 234, 236, 254, 260, 274, 325, 343, 398, 418

1993     Ari Pulman, “Perlov is sitting at home and expecting a telephone call”, in Ha-Ir, 29 September 1993 , p. 78

1994     Alon Gal, “Perlov whispered ‘action’ and the street came to life”, in Zman Tel-Aviv, 27 May 1994

1994     Gidi Orscher, “A special prize of appreciation for David Perlov”, on Perlov’s receiving the Uzi Peres prize for lifetime achievement of the Israel Film Academy , July 1994 (appeared in a leaflet distributed to visitors at the Jerusalem Film Festival)

1994     Uri Shin, “This path hasn’t yet ended”, in Davar, 31 July 1994 , p. 12

            Alon Gal, “Perlov received (another) prize”, in Zman Tel-Aviv, 5 August 1994

1994     Yael Israel, “From the reminiscences of a senior diarist”, in Hotam, 5 August 1994 , p. 16

1994     Meir Schnitzer, "David Perlov", in Israeli Cinema (Kinneret Press, the Israeli Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque, together with the Israeli Film Institute, 1994), pp. 19, 29, 77, 126, 237, 306, 387

1997     Shosh Lahav, “David Perlov: a mark of appreciation for a lifetime’s work”, in The World of Photography and Video, no. 87, 1997, p. 72

1998     Yosef Sharon, “Following a few of Perlov’s portrait photos”, in Rechov, literary periodical, no. 3 (University Publishing Enterprises, January 1998), pp. 80-81 (including six unnumbered pages of b&w stills photographs)

1999     “Israel Prizes 1999”, edited by Avraham Benmelech, Israeli Publications, pp. 114-119

1999     Uri Klein, “The Camera as Pen and Paint-brush”, in Ha’Aretz, "Gallery" section, 28 January 1999 , pp. d1, d2

1999     Boaz Cohen, “The Magician’s Son”, 7 Nights, weekly supplement of Yediot Acharonot, 5 February1999, pp. 10-11

1999     Uri Klein, “Everyday Love”, in Ha’Aretz, "Gallery" section, 31 March 1999 , p. d4

1999     Dr. Nissim Calderon, (untitled lecture transcript) in Cinematheque, no. 100, ”An Homage to David Perlov: a gaze at the present and a gaze at the past”, March-April 1999, pp. 21-24

1999     Prof. Assa Casher, “An homage to David Perlov, artist of cinematic documentation: philosophical reflections”, in Cinematheque, no. 100, “An Homage to David Perlov: a gaze at the present and a gaze at the past”, March-April 1999, pp. 25-27

1999     Both the above lectures were delivered at a day devoted to Perlov at the Film and Television Department, Tel-Aviv University , on 5 January 1999

            Efrat Shalom and Yacov Bar-On, “Dear Diary”, in Pnai Plus, 22 April 1999

            Igal Bursztyn, “Perlov: A Film Maker of Desire”, in Moznaim, literary monthly, no. 1, Vol. 74, October 1999, Association of Hebrew Writers, pp. 23-28

2000     Gilad Meltzer, “When I finish photographing, the walls turn dead”, in 7 Nights, weekly supplement of Yediot Acharonot, 14 April 2000 , p. 8

2000     Meir Wigoder, “Street Photography and the Everyday: Perlov as a Passerby”, in Studio, periodical for art, on the history of local photography, no. 113, May 2000, pp. 62-71

2000     Aner Preminger, “Starting Cinema from the Beginning”, in Karnaim, no. 2, September 2000, New Fund for Cinema and Television, pp. 6-8

2000     100 Years of Culture: Hebrew Artwork in the Land of Israel , edited by Ora Ahimeir and Haim Be’er (Am Oved Press and Yediot Acharonot, 2000), pp. 279, 299, 307, 323, 353, 356, 390, 394, 425, 446, 452, 510

2001     Uri Klein, “A Streetcar Named Memory”, in Ha’Aretz, 23 March, 2001 , p. b11

2001     Yair Raveh, “Dear Diary”, in Ha-Ir, 29 March 2001 , p. 118

2001     Miron Rappaport, “The Man Has Seen Everything”, in 7 Days, weekly supplement of Yediot Acharonot, 30 March 2001 , pp. 44-48

2001     On the exhibition, “David Perlov: a Photographic Diary (selection)”, curated by Shuka Glotman, catalogue for “DocAviv,” international documentary festival in Tel-Aviv, Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, March 2001, pp. 27-30

2001     Goel Pinto, “A Special Prize for a Special Artist”, in Ha’Aretz, 1 April 2001 , p. d2

2001     Meir Wigoder, “David Perlov: Diary and Everyday”, in Theory and Criticism, no. 18, special issue on cinema, spring 2001 (Van Leer Institure/Ha-Kibbutz Ha-Meuchad Press), pp. 139-153

2002     Michal Kapra, “Tel-Aviv Stories, is it a movie or just a student exercise?” in Yediot Acharonot, 17 April

2003     Talya Halkin, “”The Diary of David Perlov”, The Jerusalem Post, Oct. 23

2003     Meir Schnitzer, “The Greatest Israeli filmmaker”, Maariv, Dec. 14

2004     Irma Klein, “El Ha’Zipor”, commemorating 30 days after David Perlov passed away, In Ha-Aretz, 16 Jan. 2004 .

2006    Um dialogo constante com a vida e a memoria, Oct. 2006.
2006    O universo particular de David Perlov, Oct. 2006.
2006    Diario de David Perlov, Oct. 2006.