Raphaela Neihausen

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Raphaela Neihausen
Born (1976-08-14) August 14, 1976 (age 42)
Brooklyn, New York
OccupationFilm producer and director
Known forExecutive director and co-founder of DOC NYC DOC NYC, America's largest documentary film festival
Spouse(s)Thom Powers

Raphaela Neihausen (born August 14, 1976) is an American filmmaker and producer.


Neihausen was born to a Jewish family in 1976.[1] Together with husband Thom Powers, she founded DOC NYC, America's largest documentary festival.[2] Her documentaries Miss Gulag (2007), Joe's Violin (2016) earned her critical acclaim including an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Short Subject at 89th Academy Awards, with director Kahane Cooperman.[3][4][5]


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  1. ^ Jewish Weekly: "The tribe goes to the Oscars" by Nate Bloom February 13, 2017
  2. ^ "Doc NYC". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: See the Full List". Vanity Fair. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: Best Documentary Short Subjact". Oscars.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: The Complete List - 89th Academy Awards". Oscars.com. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.

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