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Mikaela Shwer
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Mikaela Shwer is an editor and filmmaker who has worked on films for PBS, the Sundance Channel, and HBO, including the Peabody award-winning series Brick City and critically acclaimed independent films Call Me Kuchu and Like the Water.

Mikaela recently worked with Emmy-award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns for three years, editing Enquiring Minds: The Untold Story of the Man Behind the National Enquirer, Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History, and American Ballet Theatre: A History.

Her directorial debut Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) about the life of undocumented activist Angy Rivera aired on POV/PBS in the fall of 2015.




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