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About the Filmmaker

Rebecca Haimowitz is an Assistant Arts Professor of Documentary Filmmaking at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She holds a BA in Film and Women’s Studies from Columbia University and an MFA in Film also from Columbia.


She is the Co-Director/Producer of the award-winning documentary MADE IN INDIA, about outsourcing surrogate mothers to India, which aired on PBS in May 2012.  The film premiered in May 2010 at the Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, and won “Best Documentary” at the Florida Film Festival, the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and the Magnolia Film Festival.



Rebecca Haimowitz

Rebecca has directed various short documentary films, including a piece about the prison abolition movement, an NYCLU series on over-policing in NYC schools, and a film about a summer camp for autistic children.  


Rebecca  is committed to creating documentary and narrative films that reveal the human side behind social and political issues.  She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


Filmmaker Rebecca Haimowitz is available for speaking engagements including film screenings with Q&A, panel discussions, keynotes, and more.

When you bring the filmmaker to share this powerful documentary with your classroom, conference, committee or other organization - you transform a regular film screening into a powerful and inspiring event.

Successful screenings have taken place for Law Schools, Bioethics Committees, Medical Schools, Women's Studies Departments, medical technology organizations, State Representatives and more. 

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