Sundance 2023: Sierra Urich explores the spaces that immigrant children occupy in her documentary feature debut “Joonam”
Sundance 2023: Ella Glendining on her groundbreaking and brave documentary, “Is There Anybody Out There?”
Sundance 2023: Razelle Benally on representation behind the camera and her new docuseries “Murder in Big Horn”
Sundance 2023: Glorimar Marrero Sánchez talks about the symbolism of her feature debut “La Pecera” (“The Fishbowl”)
Sundance 2023: Anna Hints on the power of Southern Estonia women in their feature debut, “Smoke Sauna Sisterhood”
Peyton Robinson – Contributing Writer
Sundance Coverage: Reviews
Peyton Robinson is a Chicago-based writer and critic. She has bylines with numerous online publications such as Film School Rejects, JumpcutOnline, on Rogerebert.com. Her long-held, formative passion for horror has been the kickstarter for her career in film journalism, but she also loves writing about cult movies and stories of the Black experience. Some of her favorite films include “Inherent Vice”, “The Double”, and “Psycho”.
Dawn Borchardt – Contributing Writer
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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 Fagerholm- Founder, Managing Editor, and Film Festival Director
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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 and non-binary voices in the film community. She has hosted film screenings in Chicago, led virtual panel discussions, Q&As, and has covered festivals like the Chicago International Film Festival, Sundance, Tribeca, and the Bentonville Film Festival.
Matt Fagerholm – Contributing Writer
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Matt Fagerholm is an Assistant Editor at RogerEbert.com and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. He spent four years writing film reviews and interviews for HollywoodChicago.com and has contributed to a variety of publications including Time Out Chicago, The A.V. Club and Magill’s Cinema Annual. His writing/editing experience includes serving as Assistant A&E Editor at the Columbia Chronicle and a full-time writer at the Woodstock Independent. He is a monthly guest on Vocalo radio’s The Morning AMp program, and is also the founder of Indie Outlook, a blog and podcast featuring exclusive interviews with some of the most exciting voices in modern independent filmmaking.