Distributor: The Cinema Guild
David Sterritt is a film critic, author, teacher and scholar. He is most notable for his work on Alfred Hitchcock and Jean-Luc Godard, and his many years as the Film Critic for The Christian Science Monitor, where, from 1968 until his retirement in 2005, he championed avant-garde cinema, theater, and music. He has a PhD in Cinema Studies from New York University and was, until 2015, chair of the National Society of Film Critics for ten years. He has also served two terms as chair of the New York Film Critics Circle and ten years as co-chair of the University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation at Columbia University, where he taught for 25 years. He is now a film professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art and professor emeritus of theater and film at Long Island University.