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Julia Bacha is a Brazilian documentary filmmaker and director. She is best known for her work on the documentary Budrus (2009), which won the Audience Award at the 2009 Dubai International Film Festival. She also directed the documentary Naila and the Uprising (2017), which was nominated for an Emmy Award. Bacha was born on 17 November, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She studied at the University of São Paulo, where she earned a degree in Social Communication. Bacha has directed several documentaries, including My Neighbourhood (2006), Budrus (2009), and Naila and the Uprising (2017). She has also worked as a producer on the documentary films Encounter Point (2006) and Just Vision (2011). Bacha has won several awards for her work, including the Audience Award at the 2009 Dubai International Film Festival for Budrus, and the Best Documentary Award at the 2017 Jerusalem Film Festival for Naila and the Uprising. As of 2021, Julia Bacha's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.

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Occupation Director, Producer, Writer
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 17 November, 1980
Birthday 17 November
Birthplace Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian

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In 2004, she was the co-writer (with director Jehane Noujaim) and editor of Control Room, a documentary about Al Jazeera. Bacha and Noujaim received a nomination for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary Screenplay for the film. Two years later, she co-directed (with Ronit Avni) the documentary Encounter Point, which was the official selection at Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs, Jerusalem Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival and San Francisco International Film Festivals, where it won the Audience Award for Best Documentary. Bacha directed the 2009 documentary Budrus, which was shown at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival and became runner up in the festival's documentary competition. Budrus won over 18 international prizes, including the 2012 PUMA Creative.Impact Award, a prize given to the documentary film that had the greatest impact on society in any given year. In 2013, her 2012 film My Neighbourhood won the Peabody Award and premiered online at The Guardian. In 2014, it won a Special Mention at the Social Impact Media Awards. On November 12, 2017, her latest film, Naila and the Uprising (2017), premiered at the DOC NYC filmfestival.


By 2006, Bacha had become creative director at the non-profit Just Vision.


Bacha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. When she was 17 she moved to the US to study Middle Eastern history and politics at Columbia University. She got accepted to Tehran University for a Master's degree but could not acquire a visa, and instead went to Cairo to work on a documentary, Control Room. In 2003, she graduated from the Columbia University School of General Studies.


Julia Bacha (born 1980) is a Brazilian documentary filmmaker.