Alina Gorlova

Alina Gorlova is a director and film editor. Born and raised in Ukraine, she graduated from the Karpenko-Kary Kyiv National University of Theatre, Film & Television. In addition to her focus as a documentary director, Alina is also experienced in making fiction shorts and public-service & commercial ads. In 2016, she completed her first feature-length documentary, Kholodny Yar. Intro, which screened at the Odesa IFF (Ukraine) and Artdocfest (Moscow, Russia). Her second documentary, No Obvious Sign (2018), tells the story of a female Ukrainian soldier who undergoes rehabilitation for post-traumatic stress. The film has won multiple awards, including the MDR film award for outstanding Eastern European Movie at DokLeipzig 2018. Alina was a 2019 Berlinale Talents participant. Her latest film, This Rain Will Never Stop (2020), won the Award for Best First Appearance at IDFA and the Best Feature award at Festival dei Popoli.