REBECCA ISRAEL has directed, edited, and produced award-winning documentary film and TV for over 13 years. Throughout her career, she's focused on exploring what success means in different cultures and how these perspectives appear in education around the world. As a filmmaker, she's committed to telling small, thoughtful stories that represent big ideas. Her work has been featured on HBO, PBS, Sundance Channel, Comedy Central, and NBC Universal. Rebecca recently made four short documentaries for Going in with Brian Vines which aired on BRIC TV.
Rebecca is originally from Chicago(a midwesty at heart!), currently based in Brooklyn, but lived in Uganda for a while and spent significant time working on projects abroad. She is a co-leader for the Manhattan chapter of a film collective, Filmshop.
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