Julia Loktev

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Julia Loktev (born December 12, 1969) is a Russian-American film director and video artist. She was born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (now St. Petersburg, Russia).[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Julia immigrated to the United States with her family at the age of 9.[2]



Loktev attended McGill University in Montreal and received an MFA in film from New York University. Loktev is Jewish.[3][2]

Art installation[edit]


  1. ^ "Julia Loktev, The Loneliest Planet". Tablet Magazine. October 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Fellows: Julia Loktev". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved August 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ "PUBLIC LIVES; From a Daughter, Scenes of a Life in Limbo". The New York Times. January 30, 1998. 
  4. ^ "What Makes Julia Loktev, the Director of a New Movie About a Female Suicide Bomber, Tick". New York Magazine. Retrieved May 13, 2007. 

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