Abraham RAVETT

(1948- )
Nationality: american

Abraham Ravett was born in Poland in 1947, raised in Israel and emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1955. He holds a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Filmmaking and Photography and has been an independent filmmaker for the past forty years. Mr. Ravett received grants for his work from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Artists Foundation Inc, Boston, MA., The Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, The Japan Foundation, The Hoso Bunka Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. His films have been screened internationally including the Museam of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives,, Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, CA., S.F. Cinematheque, L.A. Forum, Innis Film Society, Toronto, Canada, Image Forum, Tokyo, Japan and Scratch Projection, Paris France, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland and Ponrepo, Prague, Czech Republic, among others.;. 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 Ravett's films was shown at the 2014 Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Mr. Ravett teaches filmmaking and photography at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. , USA.

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.

12 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

  NOTES FOR A POLISH JEW
2012 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 8' 05 / 29 €
distribution: Betacam SP or Digital file on server or Mini DV
IJIME PART II
2007 / HI 8 / color / sound / single screen / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution: Mini DV
TZIPORAH
2007 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution: 16mm
NORTH SIDE / SOUTH SIDE
2006 / Double 8mm / b&w / silent / single screen / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution: Mini DV
LUNCH WITH FELA
2005 / Mini DV / color / sound / single screen / 59' 00 / 149 €
distribution: Betacam SP or Mini DV
SUNDAY PAPER
2003 / Mini DV / color / sound / single screen / 11' 00 / 34 €
distribution: Mini DV
AFTERTHOUGHS ON A LEGEND
2002 / 16mm / color-b&w / silent / single screen / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution: 16mm
AND THEN...
2002 / 16mm / color-b&w / silent / single screen / 6' 00 / 22 €
distribution: 16mm
MIZUKO (WATER CHILD)
2002 / Mini DV / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 9' 00 / 28 €
distribution: Mini DV
GARDEN
1999-2002 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution: Mini DV
  THE MARCH
1999 / 16mm / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 25' 30 / 78 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server
  IN MEMORY
1993 / 16mm / b&w / sound / single screen / 13' 00 / 47 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server