Producer, Director, a Student Academy Award Winner

Capturing lives on film..

In 1998 Marianna directed and produced Undesirables, which won a Student Academy Award (Student Oscar) and screened at Cannes. Since 2000 she has worked for Discovery Channel, National Geographic, History Channel, and Greenpeace as Producer and Senior Editor. In 2006 she was Head of Research on An Inconvenient Truth, which won an Academy Award. Her last project, HOLY WARRIORS, a study of soldiers who found religion, has played in 35 countries worldwide and won numerous awards. Marianna is also a finalist for a 2010 China-U.S. Fulbright fellowship to do research for her latest project.


Upcoming Events

Premiere Film Screening of Women of the Gulag

Premiere Film Screening of Women of the Gulag

Date and Time:
Tue, November 7, 2017
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST

Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema
Corner of E and 11th Streets Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

This new documentary features the personal stories of six women who were political prisoners in Stalin’s Gulag. The premiere will be followed by a discussion with film director, Marianna Yarovskaya, and executive producer, Dr. Paul Gregory.
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10th Anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth, with Al Gore

10th Anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth, with Al Gore

Paramount and Participant Media celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Oscar-winning landmark documentary An Inconvenient Truth last night with a party at SmogShoppe that featured its star, former Vice President Al Gore. The several other notable guests including its director Davis Guggenheim, Norman Lear, Ed Begley Jr., Frances Fisher and other like-minded defenders of environmental causes.
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Student Academy Awards, USA

Student Academy Awards

“Bronze Medal”, 2001

Undesirables (1999)

Women in Film Crystal Awards

“Mentorship Award”, 1998

Undesirables (1999)

International Documentary Association

“Student Achievement Award”, 1999

Undesirables (1999)

ECU European Independent Film Festival

“Best Non European Documentary”, 2007

Holy Warriors (2007)