Kay Hannahan


Public bio

Kay Hannahan is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer based in Queens. She codirected the series Lost in Bulgaria, which was nationally broadcast on Nova Television in 2011, and has spent years making films in Bulgaria, where she was a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her short films Altimir and Yordan have screened at venues around the world including The National Gallery of Art, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, and Ethnografilm. Kay holds a MFA in Film & Media Arts from Temple University and a BA in Anthropology from Concordia University Montreal. She was recently awarded Black Maria's Global Insights Award and was a Flaherty fellow in 2014. She enjoys almond croissants, news programs, and fine Bulgarian moonshine – in no particular order.