Alysa Nahmias

Alysa Nahmias’s debut feature documentary, Unfinished Spaces (2011, co-directed with Benjamin Murray), was broadcast on PBS, HBO Latin America, and Al-Jazeera English, won a 2012 Independent Spirit Award, numerous film festival prizes, and was selected for Sundance Film Forward. Her producing credits also include Shield and Spear (dir. Petter Ringbom, Hot Docs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, 2014) and Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (dir. Nancy Buirski; creative advisor Martin Scorsese; New York Film Festival, Berlinale, PBS American Masters, 2013). As a consulting producer she has worked on numerous documentaries, including Academy Award-nominated director Jennifer Redfearn's Tocando La Luz (ITVS, Full Frame 2015). Her work has been shown at festivals and institutions worldwide, including the Venice Biennale and the Museum of Modern Art New York. She is currently in production with a new feature documentary, as well as completing post-production on a narrative film, No Light and No Land Anywhere by director Amber Sealey and produced with Drea Clark and executive producer Miranda July.

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Recent Reviews

Unfinished Spaces

The history written in architecture. You know the expression, "If these walls could talk"? This film makes those walls talk. Fascinating.

Unfinished Spaces

Interesting to see the life of a building project and its creators under various forms of suppression!

Unfinished Spaces

a fascinating history, even though I thought I knew some history of Cuba, this is not to be missed.