PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

David Bell (Website Manager) is a reference librarian at Booth Library. He earned his M.S. in library and information science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.A. in English literature at Northern Illinois University. He has been involved with the EVFF since 2004 and has acquired several grants to enhance Booth Library’s film collection.

Jeanne Goble (Co-Project Director, Community Activities) has been an associate at EIU’s Booth Library since 1979. She holds English, education, and library science degrees from EIU. She has been involved with the EVFF since 2006 and continues to explore her interests with film, literature, and music.

Kit Morice (Co-Project Director) is the Curator of Education and the Study Collection for the Tarble Arts Center at EIU. A co-founder of the EVFF since the Gregg Toland Day festival in 2004, she has been involved with various aspects of the festival annually, including planning, grant writing, publications, and community activities.

Robin L. Murray (Co-Project Director/Program Chair) teaches in the English Department at EIU, where she also serves as the coordinator for the College of Arts & Humanities’ Film Studies Minor. She is the author of On the Edge: Ecology and Popular Film, Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment, That’s All Folks?: Ecocritical Readings of American Animated Features, and Film and Everyday Eco-Disasters (with Joseph K. Heumann). She has been helping to organize the EVFF since its inception in 2004.