Grand Valley State University
Toni Perrine has a Ph.D. in Film Studies from Northwestern University. Her areas of expertise include film history and theory with a particular interest in cultural theory, world cinema, especially the cinema of Latin America, and documentary film. She has also produced several documentary films including Grass War! Peasant Struggle in Brazil distributed by Cinema Guild. Her book, Film and the Nuclear Age: Representing Cultural Anxiety, was published by Garland Press. She recently completed an essay on the representation of landscape in Turkish cinema. She is the president of the Chiaroscuro International Film Series and is on the programming committee for the Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival.