KRISHA FAIRCHILD, star of the series «Krisha»
Krisha Fairchild came out of retirement in Mexico in 2014 to star in Trey Edward Schulz’s debut film Krisha. Based on a true story, this film has been voted as one of the top 10 films about drug addiction ever made. It won top honors at the American festivals SXSW, Denver, Nashville and Sidewalk, as well as the Taormina festival in Italy and Deauville in France, immediately after its European premiere at Cannes in 2015.
Her performance has been highly acclaimed in feature articles in the LA Times, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Rolling Stone and more. In 2016, she was honored to be selected as a contributor to The NY Times Magazine’s Great Performers issue. The film «Krisha» received Spirit and Gotham awards. Krisha starred in Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block and was recently honored by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Indie Wire and RogerEbert.com for her lead role in the 2021 film Free Ground.
NELL MINOW, contributing editor at RogerEbert.com
Nell Minow reviews movies and DVDs every week called The Movie Mom on the Internet and on US radio stations. She is the author of Mom’s Guide to Family Movies and 101 Must-See Movie Moments. Her articles have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Kansas City Star, USA Today, Family Fun, Daughters, Parents, and three editions of The Practical Guide to Virtually Everything. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Economist, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Work Woman, CFO Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Washingtonian Magazine, and Chicago Sun Times, and has appeared as Movie Mom on CBS This Morning. , Fox Morning News, NPR and CNN. She is the founder of Miniver Press, a publishing company specializing in non-fiction electronic and print books on art, music, sports, history and culture. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Chicago School of Law, and her wonderful husband allows her to have a «top 10 movies» list with 20 films.
ERIK PEARSON, professor at the University of San Diego
Dr. Eric Pearson is Professor of Communication Studies and former Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Diego.
Promoting media literacy is the philosophical glue that holds Professor Pearson’s many scientific and creative endeavors together. He strives to create works that reflect academic rigor and are also accessible to those who do not work at the university.
Professor Pearson’s work appears in a variety of places as he seeks to reach diverse audiences, some of the places you’ll find his work are in academic journals, edited book collections, film festival panels and museum exhibitions.