Join us Thursday, October 29th at 7 PM CT as we talk about the beloved Horror classic “Scream” (1996), directed by Wes Craven.

The sleepy little town of Woodsboro just woke up screaming. There’s a killer in their midst who’s seen a few too many scary movies. Suddenly nobody is safe, as the psychopath stalks victims, taunts them with trivia questions, then rips them to bloody shreds. It could be anybody… Starring Neve Campbell, Drew Barrymore, Courtney Cox, Rose McGowan, Matthew Lillard, David Arquette, and Skeet Ulrich Discussion


Dawn Borchardt is a Salt Lake City-based film festival producer, film podcaster and filmmaker. She has worked at many film festivals around the US including Sundance and the LA Film Fest, and currently produces the Freeland Film Fest which focuses on sharing stories that inspire. She hosts the podcast Faux Reel interviewing indie filmmakers about how their personal histories and beliefs interweave with the stories they share on screen. Dawn’s lifelong love of horror film is what got her immersed in the film world, ultimately landing her focus on experimental work, documentaries and stories that inspire change.

Rebecca Martin is the Managing Editor of Cinema Femme magazine and the Festival Director of Cinema Femme Short Film Fest. She founded her publication in 2018 because she wanted to create a platform for female voices in the film community. She has hosted film screenings in Chicago, led virtual panel discussions, Q&As, and covered festivals like the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Christina Raia is a New York City based Writer/Director and the Founder of CongestedCat Productions. She focuses on socially conscious narrative projects, primarily in the horror and comedy genres. Her work, consisting of over a dozen short films, a web series, and two feature films, has screened at film festivals around the world with coverage on press outlets such as Indiewire and BuzzFeed. Find out more about Christina and her work at and

Andrea Staley is a professional prudent eccentric and an amateur everything else. She is a connoisseur in hats, both literal and metaphorical as she as worn many of both. She has worked in the film and TV industry for seventeen years, doing everything from camera to post. Currently she is in the local Chicago union as a coordinator, working primarily on features and television. Her loves include cinema, cats, long walks and longer jokes. Please vote. The end.

Tavi Veraldi is a Chicago based Illustrator. Her illustration style is bold, playful, and busy. The inspiration behind most of her work is the genre, queer, classic Hollywood, and B movies she can get her hands on. Learn more about Tavi’s work here:

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