Shiva, Alexandra

Alexandra Shiva is an award-winning filmmaker. Her most recent film, This is Home, is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in Baltimore, Maryland and struggling to find their footing in the first 8-months. The film premiered at The Sundance Film Festival in 2018, where it won the Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary. Her previous films include How to Dance in Ohio (Peabody Award-winner); Stagedoor; and Bombay Eunuch (awarded Best Documentary at New York’s New Festival and the Special Jury Award at the Florida Film Festival). Alexandra graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Art History.