Summary: author, filmmaker and visiting professor of media studies and humanities at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York who had wrote or edited three books about filming including Women and the Cinema: A Critical Anthology, Mryna Loy and Besides Berman, but who was recently working on a feature film tentatively titled Service and has also written and produced the 1988 murder mystery thriller Call Me, starring Steve Buscemi and David Straithairn.
Cause of Death: Beaten to death by her troubled 19-year-old son
Born: August 31, 1948
Died: April 10, 2012
Location: New York City, New York