Kay Hannahan


Public bio

Kay Hannahan is a documentary director, cinematographer, and editor based in Queens. She 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 an 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 is a 2018/2019 recipient of a Fulbright arts grant to Hungary. She enjoys almond croissants, news programs, and fine Bulgarian moonshine – in no particular order.