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The Filmmakers
The Filmmakers

Sabine Krayenbühl

Sabine Krayenbühl is an award-winning filmmaker with over twenty theatrical documentaries and narrative features to her credit. She co-directed and edited Letters from Baghdad about Gertrude Bell, sometimes referred to as the female "Lawrence of Arabia."  Her editing work includes Oscar and Independent Spirit Award nominated My Architect for which she received an American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Award nomination and the Emmy-winning The Hunt for Planet B. Additional credits include Mad Hot Ballroom, one of the top twenty highest grossing documentaries, The Bridge produced by IFC, Picasso and Braque go to the Movies, produced by Martin Scorsese, Virgin Tales, Ahead of Time, Jennifer Fox’s Emmy nominated My Reincarnation, Salinger on which she consulted and most recently HBO’s The Price of Everything. Krayenbühl has a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a  member of NYWIFT and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Zeva Oelbaum

Zeva Oelbaum is an award winning filmmaker. She co-directed and produced  Letters from Baghdad about British explorer and political powerhouse Gertrude Bell. Oelbaum also produced Ahead of Time, a feature length documentary about the trailblazing journalist Ruth Gruber, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival before garnering six Best Documentary awards. She comes to film from a career in still photography and her work has been published in periodicals such as The New York Times Magazine and collected in public collections such as the Bibliothèque nationale de France, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and The Brooklyn Museum. Two monographs of Oelbaum’s photographs have been published by Rizzoli International Publishers. She graduated  magna cum laude from Brandeis University with a degree in anthropology and is a member of the Producers Guild.

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