B.A., De Pauw University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida. Recipient: Clark Award for Outstanding Scholarship, NEH Fellowship. Anthology Film Archives Film Preservation honoree. Programmed events and film series at Anthology Film Archives, Pacific Film Archive, Robert Flaherty Seminar, Centre Georges Pompidou, NEH summer institutes. Books include A Critical Cinema; The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place; Cinema 16: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society; Screen Writings; Avant-Garde Film/Motion Studies. Contributor to Film Quarterly, The Independent, Wide Angle, Afterimage, ISLE. Editor, Wide Angle Books Series, Temple University Press.