Lives & works in (United States)
Abraham Ravett was born in Poland but raised in Israel and emigrated to the United States 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 twenty years.
Mr. Ravett has received grants for his work from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Artists Foundation Inc., 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 Museum of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives, The Collective For Living Cinema, Pacific Film Archives, S.F. Cinematheque, L.A. Forum, Innis Film Society, and Image Forum in Japan.
Mr. Ravett teaches filmmaking and photography at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.