Nanette Burstein admits that high school was tumultuous for her. When she left for a junior year abroad in Spain, she was the popular girl. She came back for senior year a free-thinking bohemian. Read more>>
Erin Trahan edits The Independent (www.independent-magazine.org), where she has overseen the publication of two books on film distribution and spearheaded the preservation of the Association of Independent Video & Filmmakers’ organizational archive and print magazine. She’s a regular contributor to WBUR (Boston's NPR news station) and has written about movies for The Boston Globe, MovieMaker Magazine, NewEnglandFilm.com and other publications. She has served as series moderator for The DocYard and created or led film discussions for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston Public Library, and several film festivals, where she's also served on juries. She is a past president of Women in Film & Video/New England and is currently a board member of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists.