Billy Wilder (1906–2002) wrote and directed Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot, and The Apartment, among other films. Over the course of his career, he won seven Academy Awards. Noah Isenberg is the George Christian Centennial Professor and Chair of the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin. His many books include We'll Always Have “Casablanca” and Weimar Cinema. Twitter @NoahIsenberg Instagram @noah.isenberg1967 Shelley Frisch is the award-winning translator of Dietrich & Riefenstahl and the three-volume Kafka (Princeton), among other books. Twitter @shelfrisch
Molly Haskell is an author and film critic living in New York City. Her latest book, Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films, part of Yale University Press’s Jewish Lives series, came out in January 2017. In the fall of 2016, University of Chicago Press published the third edition of her landmark From Reverence to Rape: the Treatment of Women in the Movies.