Rachel AndersonRachel Anderson

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund | 2012

Rachel, a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, had her first stint in Egypt on a Fulbright funded journalism program studying foreign correspondence and conversational Arabic. Moving to Cairo in 2010, she assisted in launching and creating feature videos for the multi-media segment of English/Arabic publication of Ahram Online. She also successfully produced the first international series of the U.S. based non-profit event Open Show, allowing Egyptian photo/video artists to showcase their work. During the 2011 Egypt revolution she worked as a videographer and field producer for PBS Frontline documentaries: "Gigi's Revolution", and "The Brothers". Her photography during the uprising was printed in Elle, Marie Claire, The Pittsburgh Tribune, The Greek Herald, and online for PBS ("People Power", "Celebration in Cairo"), MSNBC, Al Jazeera English, and CNN. Her footage of the uprising is also being included in multiple long form documentaries including BBC’s “This World”.

First to Fall

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund | 2012