Ursula Wagner is a social worker and union organizer in Chicago. She has curated multiple film series for Doc Films at the University of Chicago, including retrospectives on the work of Katharine Hepburn and Tilda Swinton. Ursula is also an experienced projectionist comfortable with many film formats. Her favorite format to work with is 35mm, her favorite films pass the Bechdel Test, and her favorite movie buddies are her two adorable cats, Beatrix and Pandora.
In an enlightening and even chillingly relevant interview, we spoke with Ferne Pearlstein, the director of the Holocaust comedy documentary The Last Laugh.
In "Harmonia," writer-director Ori Sivan has given us a cinematic retelling of Abraham and Sarah’s saga that is far from simplistic.