Julia Yezbick (she/her) is a filmmaker, artist, and anthropologist. She received her PhD in Media Anthropology and Critical Media Practice from Harvard University and an MA in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester. Her research takes an integrated approach to inquiry often using multimodal methods. Yezbick's creative practice is primarily one of experimental nonfiction addressing topics of labor, movement and the body, feminism, and social commentary on issues ranging from ethnicity and gender to housing and urban transformations.
Her work uses film, video, audio, writing, performance, and installation, and has been exhibited at various international festivals and venues including the Berlin International Film Festival, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the New York Library for Performing Arts, Station Arts Space (Beirut), the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the Broad Underground Film series (Lansing), the AgX Film Collective (Boston), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit. Yezbick’s short films, How to Rust and Into the Hinterlands are distributed by Cinema Guild.