Rebecca Haimowitz is the Co-Director/Producer of MADE IN INDIA, a feature documentary 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. The film also screened at The Hague to aid the formation of laws regulating transnational surrogacy. Rebecca also Directed the short narrative film FOLLOW ME, which premiered at SXSW and went on to screen at numerous prestigious festivals. She has directed various short documentary films, including a piece about the prison abolition movement, a youth-produced series on over-policing in NYC schools (made for the NYCLU), and a personal film about deafness in her family. She is an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, where she teaches both Documentary and Fiction Filmmaking courses. Rebecca received her MFA in Filmmaking from Columbia University, where she also worked as a Screenwriting Instructor. She is committed to creating films that reveal the human side behind social and political issues. (10/17)
A film by Rebecca Haimowitz, 2017, 29 min., Color
Marlise Muñoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant with her second child when she died. She suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-d...
Made in India: A Film about Surrogacy
A film by Rebecca Haimowitz & Vaishali Sinha, 2010, 97 min., Color
In San Antonio, Lisa and Brian Switzer risk their savings with a Medical Tourism company promising them an affordable solution after seven years of in...