Lisa Nesselson, Film Critic
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A well-rounded individual interested in movies, cinema and film, Chicagoan Lisa Nesselson has been living in Paris since 1978. As in-house film critic for the English-language branch of 24-hour news channel France 24, she appears each Wednesday to inform and entertain about current releases. In addition to devoting 17 years to writing and reviewing for the American trade paper ‘Variety’, she wrote the irreverent monthly film pages of the Paris Free Voice for 14 years. Lisa currently reviews for Screen International, RogerEbert.com and Deadline.com. Her book-length translations from French to English include biographies of Clint Eastwood, Simone de Beauvoir and Cinematheque Francaise founder Henri Langlois. Lisa is president of the Academie des Lumieres de la Presse Internationale