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