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).
Julia immigrated to the United States with her family at the age of 9.
Loktev attended McGill University in Montreal and received an MFA in film from New York University. Loktev is Jewish.
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