Rachel LearsRachel Lears

Rachel is a 2013 Sundance Creative Producing Fellow and director of the Emmy-nominated documentary THE HAND THAT FEEDS. THE HAND THAT FEEDS was broadcast on PBS’s America Reframed in 2016 and won awards at Full Frame, DOC NYC, AFI Docs, and numerous other festivals on the 2014-15 circuit as well as critical acclaim during its 2015 theatrical run. Rachel holds a PhD in Cultural Anthropology and a graduate certificate in Culture and Media from NYU, and a BA in Music from Yale. Her cinematography credits include NETIZENS (Tribeca 2018, HotDocs 2018, dir. Cynthia Lowen).


Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund | 2018

The Hand That Feeds

TFI/A+E IndieFilms StoryLab | 2013