Julia Bacha

Creative Director
Just Vision
Participates in 1 Session

Julia Bacha is a Peabody award-winning filmmaker, Guggenheim Fellow, and the Creative Director at Just Vision. She started her filmmaking career in Cairo, where she wrote and edited Control Room (2004), for which she was nominated to the Writer’s Guild of America Award. Subsequently she directed Encounter Point (2006), Budrus (2009), My Neighbourhood (2012) and Naila and the Uprising (2017). Her work has been exhibited at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals, broadcast on the BBC, HBO and Al Jazeera, and profiled in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Economist. In addition to over thirty awards at international film festivals, Julia is the recipient of the King Hussein Leadership Prize, the Ridenhour Film Prize, the PUMA Creative Impact Award and the Medal of Excellence from her alma mater Columbia University. She’s a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, and a regular TED speaker. 

Sessions in which Julia Bacha participates

Wednesday September 26, 2018

1:45 PM
1:45 PM