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Julia Bacha

Creative Director, Just Vision

Biography

Julia Bacha is an award-winning filmmaker and Creative Director at the non-profit organisation Just Vision. Most recently, she directed and produced the critically-acclaimed feature documentary ‘Budrus’, which won over 18 major international prizes, and the short-film ‘My Neighbourhood’ (co-directed by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi), which had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2012. Julia is the recipient of the 2009 King Hussein Leadership Prize and the 2012 PUMA Impact Award. Her TEDtalk, ‘Pay Attention to Nonviolence’ has been viewed by over a million people worldwide.