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REBECCA ISRAEL is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker committed to telling small, thoughtful stories that represent big ideas. Throughout her career, she's focused on exploring what success means in different cultures and how these perspectives appear in education around the world. 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 for BRIC TV.
Rebecca is originally from Chicago(a midwesty at heart!), currently based in Brooklyn, but spent significant time working on projects abroad especially when living in Uganda. She is a former co-leader for Filmshop, an NYC based film collective.