Rebecca Dreyfus is an award-winning independent filmmaker whose work legendary film critic Stanley Kauffman has called "a testament to
what film can do in the hands of a good documentarian: turn fact into truth."
Ms. Dreyfus’ current full-length film Stolen is the fascinating and outrageous story of the largest unsolved art heist in American history. This film is an in-depth exploration of this unusual crime as well as a testament to the power of great works of art. Stolen will be released in theaters in the spring of 2006 and will be included in the emmy award-winning PBS series Independent Lens in 2007.
Her first award-winning feature film entitled Bye-Bye Babushka opened to critical acclaim in New York and Los Angeles and has been shown on television in more than twenty-five countries including PBS in the United States. Her two short films The Waiting and Roadblock have also earned prizes around the world as well as national and international television broadcasts.
Ms. Dreyfus resides in New York and holds a BFA in film from SUNY Purchase. She has received numerous fellowships and grants for her work from institutions including The Sundance Film Institute, New York State Council on the Arts, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), The Jerome Foundation, The Roy W. Dean Foundation and Women in Film and Television. She is currently at work on a romantic comedy.