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Raphaela Neihausen spent seven years working as a management consultant advising Fortune 100 companies before her producing debut with Miss GULAG. Today she is the Executive Director of Stranger Than Fiction, a weekly documentary series held at Manhattan’s IFC Center, where she has hosted guests including Jonathan Demme, Barbara Kopple, and Richard Leacock. She is also Executive Director of the annual DOC NYC festival. Raphaela holds a BSFS/MA from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband Thom Powers and son Bez.