Alia Yunis, filmmaker/writer, has worked on projects on five continents involving film,
writing and photography. She spent many years in Los Angeles as a screenwriter and script
analyst for companies such as Village Roadshow Pictures and Miramax. Alia is a PEN
Emerging Voices Fellow, has been a top ten finalist Zoetrope Screenwriting Awards and the
recipient of a comedy-writing award from Warner Bros. Her novel, The Night Counter
(Random House 2010), was critically-acclaimed by the Washington Post, Entertainment
Weekly, and several other publications. Her writings have appeared in numerous books,
magazines and anthologies. She has produced several short documentaries that have played in several festivals, mostly notably Dream in Their Eyes (2012), which won numerous awards. She grew up between Minnesota, Lebanon and Greece.
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Official Selection
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BIFED
2019
Official Selection
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Viriginia Film Festival
Charlottesville
2019
Official Selection
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DocUtah
St. George
2019
Official Selection
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Palestine Cinema Days
Ramallah
2019
Selected to be part of Hot Docs Recommends Docs for Sale Market
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Hot Docs Recommends: Docs for Sale
Toronto
2019
Best of the Festival
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Minneapolis St. Paul Internatioanl Film Festival
Minneapolis
2019
Official Selection
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Thessaloniki Internatonal Film Festival
Thessaloniki
2019