Pamela Yates is an American documentary filmmaker and human rights activist. She was born in Pennsylvania and later moved to New York City. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has directed films about war crimes, racism, and genocide in the United States and Latin America, often with emphasis on the legal responses. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, the Director of the Sundance Award winning When the Mountains Tremble, the Producer of the Emmy Award winning “Loss of Innocence,” and the Executive Producer of the Academy Award winning “Witness to War.”
Pamela Yates’ latest documentary, REBEL CITIZEN takes you on a revelatory tour of two time Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler’s political documentary work, letting the veteran artist and activist share his vision of how to be a citizen in the world.
Nomination : Social Justice Award – Santa Barbara International Film Festival (2016)