Pola Rapaport is an independent filmmaker and editor living in New York.

Her work includes SUBWAY: THE MUSICAL (work-in-progress feature documentary), HAIR: LET THE SUN SHINE IN, a celebration of the musical HAIR (2007), WRITER OF O, a docudrama about the secretive author of the erotic novel Story of O (Grand Prix Urti/ 2005), FAMILY SECRET, the story of the discovery of her long-lost secret Romanian brother (Grand Prix SCAM, France/ 2000), BLIND LIGHT (poetic drama/documentary, 1998) and BROKEN MEAT (1990), portrait of the mad poet Alan Granville. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a fellow of the NY Foundation for the Arts.

She has edited many award-winning documentaries and is the founder of a workshop incorporating Gestalt psychotherapy techniques for creative people.