Ronald Bergan

  • Ronald Bergan (PhD English. Lit), film historian, critic and lecturer, is a regular contributor to The Guardian. He is a former Vice-President of Fipresci for which he has been president of the jury at numerous film festivals and has chaired and participated in many conferences on cinema all over the world.

    He lives in France and has lectured on literature, theatre and film at the Sorbonne, the British Institute in Paris and the University of Lille. He has held a Chair at the Florida International University in Miami  where he taught Film History and Theory.

    Among the many books he has written are: Sergei Eisenstein: A Life in Conflict; Jean Renoir:  Projections of Paradise; The Coen Brothers; Anthony Perkins: A Haunted Life; Francis Coppola: The Making of His Movies; The Bloomsbury Foreign Film Guide; The United Artists Story, The Eyewitness Guide To Film (published in 8 languages ), Francois Truffaut Interviews, which he edited and Isms: Understanding Film (2010). 

    FEDEORA president