NEJS Faculty

Sharon Pucker Rivo

Sharon Pucker Rivo

Co-Founder and Executive Director of National Center for Jewish Film





Contact Information

(781) 736-8658
(781) 736-2070 FAX
rivo@brandeis.edu


Office

Lown 102


Mailing Address

Sharon Pucker Rivo
Brandeis University
MS 053
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110


Degrees

University of California, Berkeley, M.A.
Brandeis University, B.A.


Profile

Sharon Pucker Rivo, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the National Center for Jewish Film (NCJF), is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department at Brandeis University, where she teaches courses on Jewish Film and Film and the Holocaust. Professor Rivo began her career in television at WGBH-TV, Boston, where she became an award winning film producer.

 Professor Rivo has devoted herself to the collection, preservation and exhibition of films with artistic and educational value relevant to the Jewish experience and the dissemination of these materials to the widest possible audience.  The NCJF provides programming consultation and research assistance to 7,000 filmmakers, artists, educators, curators and organizations.  She travels world-wide to lecture and screen films at international film festivals and has been hosting the 2-week Boston-area Jewish Film Festival for 19  years.