Rebecca Haimowitz


Public bio

Rebecca Haimowitz is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened across the world. She has received support from the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, Chicken & Egg Pictures, the Fledgling Fund, Fork Films, the New York State Council on the Arts, The Harnisch Foundation, the Boone Family Foundation and more. She recently Directed & Produced 62 DAYS, a documentary about a brain-dead pregnant woman who was forced to remain on life support against her wishes. That film premiered at the inaugural "Meet The Press Film Festival with AFI" and aired on PBS/World Channel’s “Reel South.” It continues to screen at festivals, Universities and conferences across the world, and won "Best Short Documentary" at the Imagine this Women's Film Festival. Rebecca is also the Co-Director/Producer of the award-winning feature documentary film MADE IN INDIA, about outsourcing surrogate mothers to India. The film premiered at the "Hot Docs International Film Festival" in Toronto, won “Best Documentary” at several acclaimed film festivals, and aired on PBS in 2012. Rebecca’s work has been featured on PBS Newshour, ABC News, Bitch Magazine,ThinkProgress and more. She received her MFA in Filmmaking from Columbia University's Graduate School of the Arts, where she also worked as a screenwriting Instructor. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, where she teaches Documentary Filmmaking. Rebecca is committed to creating powerful films that reveal the human side behind timely issues.