GREGORY SMULEWICZ-ZUCKER is the managing editor of Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture. He has conducted several interviews with filmmakers for the Brooklyn Rail.
Bakshi, who grow up in Brownsville, is one of the pioneers of American animation.
Margarethe von Trotta is one of the leading German filmmakers working today and was one of the major figures in the New German Cinema movement.
Stanley Aronowitz is one of Americas most prominent social theorists. For almost 30 years, he has been a Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Before that, he was a labor organizer. In books like False Promises, Crisis in Historical Materialism, The Jobless Future, Science as Power, How Class Works, and Against Schooling, he has intervened in major debates on class, the labor movement, education, and cultural studies.