Professor of Film and Photography

Abraham Ravett

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Abraham Ravett
Professor of Film and Photography
Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies
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Abraham Ravett
Jerome Liebling Center 107
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On Sabbatical Spring 2017
Abraham Ravett holds a B.F.A and M.F.A in filmmaking and Photography and has been an independent filmmaker for the past thirty-five years. He was born in Poland, raised in Israel and the USA. 

Abraham Ravett holds a B.F.A and M.F.A in filmmaking and Photography and has been an independent filmmaker for the past thirty-five years. He was born in Poland, raised in Israel and the USA. Mr. Ravett received grants for his work from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, National Foundation for Jewish Culture: Fund for Documentary Filmmaking, National Endowment for the Arts, The Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, The Japan Foundation, The LEF Foundation, The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, and a 1994, filmmaking fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. His films have been screened internationally including several one-person shows at New York’s Museum of Modern Art;. His work has won “Top Prize” at the Viennale 2000, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Onion City Film/Video Festival.  In 1999, he collaborated with dancer/choreographer, Bill T. Jones, on his solo performance, "The Breathing Show." A retrospective of his films was shown at the 2014 Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 

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