Aliona Polunina (Estonia)

Aliona Polunina was born in Russia in 1977. Before making documentaries she studied painting, and worked as a copy-editor at lifestyle and fashion magazines. In 2002 she won an educational grant and enrolled in the higher course for script writers and producers, in the non-fiction film department. She graduated from in directing and scriptwriting in Moscow in 2004.

Filmography (selected): 2004 Yes, Death
2006 Saint Place
2007 Festival (doc)
2007 Women Above
2008 The Revolution That Wasn’t
2013 Nepal forever

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.