B. Ruby Rich is a Professor in the Social Documentation Program/Film and Digital Media Dept. at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the new Editor of Film Quarterly. She is the author of Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement (1998) and New Queer Cinema; The Director’s Cut (2013). As a journalist, curator, film festival programmer, juror, and radio/TV commentator, she has followed documentary over four decades. Today, as a professor, she helps train the next generation of documentarians.