Budoor Al Abid
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Alice graduated with a degree in History and Politics from LSE in 2015 and an MA in Documentary Film-Making from UCL in 2018. Alice’s work has been published in The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Vice and more. She has been featured as a storyteller and activist in Vogue, i-D, The Sunday Times and The New York Times among others.
From 2015-19 Alice documented the frontlines of the refugee crisis across Europe and the Middle East. Since she has travelled to the frontlines of climate change to document the human cost of the climate crisis.
Alice’s debut short documentary, Disconnected, world premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 and screened at festivals globally. Disconnected was subsequently published by The Atlantic.
Her documentary, Somalinimo, was made with a grant awarded by the BFI/Doc Society and published by The Guardian. Alice’s Stella McCartney Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign film ‘A Letter to My Loved Ones’ was shared globally, including by Oprah.
Alice is the co-founder of Earthrise, a media platform communicating the climate crisis, leading innovative partnerships with Choose Love, Stella McCartney and Penguin Classics. The Breakdown, a five-part series on climate, was produced by Earthrise and commissioned by Waterbear Network. Alice is also the creator of Frame of Mind, a platform celebrating female storytellers.
Alice is represented by YMU.
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