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Julia Meltzer

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Julia Meltzer is a filmmaker living in Los Angeles. Her film and video work has been broadcast nationally on POV and exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, the Sharjah Biennial, The Toronto International Film Festival, and the Rotterdam International Film Festival. Over the past decade, she has worked extensively in Syria, teaching and producing and directing films. Meltzer is a recipient of grants from the Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, the John Simon Memorial Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, and she was a Senior Fulbright Fellow in Damascus, Syria in 2005–6. She has taught at Hampshire College, UC Irvine and Cal Arts. She received her BA from Brown University and her MFA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.