Rebecca Cammisa is a director, producer, and cinematographer. Her first feature documentary film, “Sister Helen,” aired on HBO, and went on to win the 2002 Sundance Film Festival’s Documentary Directing Award. “Sister Helen” also received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Programming. Cammisa’s other credits include Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning “Which Way Home” and Oscar-nominated “God is the Bigger Elvis.” She founded Documentress Films in 2003.
“Atomic Homefront” will premiere at the 2017 Doc NYC film festival on November 15. The film will be broadcast on HBO in early 2018.
W&H: Describe the film for us in your own words.
Rc: “Atomic Homefront” is a documentary film that chronicles the sickness, pain, and suffering that the residents of North St. Louis County are experiencing due to the outright negligence, incompetence, and duplicity that the U.S. government and its agencies of so-called “protection” have perpetrated upon innocent citizens.