WorldCat Identities

Cammisa, Rebecca

Works: 5 works in 40 publications in 3 languages and 1,841 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Made-for-TV movies  Social problem films  Biography  Biographical films  Short films  History  Drama  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Director
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rebecca Cammisa
Which way home( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2006, Rebecca Cammisa received a Fulbright Scholar Grant to travel to Mexico to document the plight of the children left behind when their families travel to the United States to find work. This Oscar -nominated film is the result of her journey
Sister Helen by Rob Fruchtman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... [T]his emotionally compelling film is an inspirational and uplifting portrait of a truly colorful and most unusual New York character. Brash, foul-mouthed and no-nonsense, Sister Helen Travis is not your usual saintly soul. A recovering alcoholic who lost her husband and sons to substance abuse, she single-handedly fights her own war on drugs as director of a halfway house for recovering addicts in NYC's South Bronx. Filmmakers Rob Fruchtman and Rebecca Cammisa vividly capture the complex love/hate relationsip between this tough-as-nails nun and the men who both fear her and rely on her to help them battle their own inner demons ... Sister Helen runs a tight ship in which everyone must obey her rules and the hand that writes them"--Container
God is the bigger Elvis( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The remarkable story of Dolores Hart, a rising Hollywood starlet who appeared in ten films starting in 1957, acting with the likes of Elvis Presley, Montgomery Clift, Warrent Beatty and Anthony Quinn, but abandoned her blossoming career to become a Benedictine nun in 1963"--Container
Atomic homefront( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Atomic homefront shines an urgent and devastating light on the lastic toxic effects that nuclear waste can have on communities. Focusing on a group of moms-turned-advocates in St. Louis, Missouri, the film follows the women as they confront the EPA, government agencies that are slow to provide aid, and the corporations behind the illegal dumping of dangerous radioactive waste in their backyards"--Container
True stories : which way home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.23 for Which way ... to 1.00 for True stori ...)

Alternative Names
Rebecca Cammisa Amerikaans filmregisseuse

Rebecca Cammisa filmmaker

Rebecca Cammisa US-amerikanische Filmregisseurin, Kamerafrau und Filmproduzentin

캄미사, 레베카 1966-

English (23)

Spanish (15)

German (2)