Filmmaker, Racing Horse Productions
Rebecca Richman Cohen is an Emmy Award nominated filmmaker and a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School. WAR DON DON, her first film, won the Special Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival and was nominated for two Emmy awards. Rebecca has been adjunct faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), American University’s Human Rights Institute, and most recently Columbia University. She graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and with a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where she now teaches two classes on media literacy. In 2010 Rebecca was profiled in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces in Independent Film as an “up-and-comer poised to shape the next generation of independent film.” She is a 2012-2013 Soros Justice Fellow.