Yulia Mahr (b. 1969, Budapest, Hungary) was born into a family of filmmakers. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the Central School of Speech and Drama. In 2004 she began Émigré Films in Edinburgh, where she lives. Her film Drowning (2006) won her the Scottish BAFTA for best first-time filmmaker. Her intimate portrait Butterfly explores a young Scottish womans perspective about living with albinism.
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