Alysa Nahmias
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Alysa Nahmias is an award-winning director and producer and founder of AJNA Films. Her documentary Unfinished Spaces won a 2012 Independent Spirit Award and numerous film festival prizes, was broadcast on PBS, and was selected for Sundance Film Forward. More recently she directed The New Bauhaus (2019) about visionary artist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and her producing credits include the 2017 Sundance Jury Award-winning Unrest (dir. Jennifer Brea, executive producer Deborah Hoffmann, ITVS - Independent Lens); Weed & Wine (dir. Rebecca Richman Cohen, 2020 Deauville, DOC NYC); What We Left Unfinished (dir. Mariam Ghani, 2019 Berlinale, SFFILM, Dekanalog); Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (dir. Nancy Buirski, creative advisor Martin Scorsese, 2013 New York Film Festival, Berlinale, PBS American Masters / Kino Lorber); and the fiction feature No Light and No Land Anywhere (dir. Amber Sealey, executive producer Miranda July, 2016 Jury Award winner, LA Film Festival). Her work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale and MoMA. Nahmias holds a masters degree from Princeton University and a B.A. from New York University. She is a founding member of FWD-Doc as an active ally for filmmakers with disabilities, a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance (DPA), and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Alysa lives in Los Angeles with her husband, graphic designer Rob Carmichael, and their two children.