Often quoted never duplicated Peter Rainer is a master of film critique. Having worked for major publications such as Vulture, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, and Christian Science Monitor. He joins host Pegah Rad to discuss the art of film critique and how cinema has changed since he started writing about the movies.
Chair of Documentary, Barbara Multer-Wellin has written and produced hundreds of hours of non-fiction television programming and web content. Her work has been seen on HBO, Showtime, PBS, Lifetime, KCET, The Discovery Channel, UPN, Lifetime, Fit-TV, TBS, HGTV, and TLC.
She won a 2013 L.A. Area Emmy for her work on the series television and web series Your Turn To Care which was also the winner of a 2013 Gracie Award. Ms. Multer- Wellin has produced two films for the acclaimed PBS documentary series Independent Lens. Taking The Heat: The First Women Firefighters of New York City, a documentary narrated by Susan Sarandon. The second film, Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire was also selected for the first digital release of Independent Lens films. She is a former Chair of the Documentary/Reality Committee of the Producer’s Guild of America.