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Alison Klayman

Alison Klayman is an independent documentary filmmaker based in New York, United States of America and Tokyo, Japan.

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"The 100 Years Show" teaser for the documentary short film about Cuban-American artist Carmen Herrera. She is a pioneering abstract painter who began working in the 40s and 50s, but only recently found recognition from the art world as she approaches her 100th birthday.


"The Night Witch" -- an Op-Doc for The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine. This short animated film explores the life of Nadezhda Popova, known as Nadia, who became a World War II hero as part of a Soviet all-female bombing regiment. First published as a collaboration between The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times Op-Docs Series in December 2013, this short has gone on to play at (and win) international festivals. It also screened in for 10 weeks at the IFC Center in 2014.


"An Attack on Equality" -- an Op-Doc for the New York Times. In New York, widely regarded as a gay-friendly city, reports of attacks on same-sex couples are on the rise. Here, one young couple tells their story. August 2013.


"Brown's Rape List, Revisited" -- an Op-Doc for the New York Times. Brown University faces questions about how it responds to a student’s charge of sexual assault, two decades after similar accusations sparked a national reform movement. September 2014.


Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry -- feature documentary theatrical trailer

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