Christy LeMaster is the Director of The Nightingale (nightingaletheatre.org), a microcinema located in Noble Square. She has programmed screenings for Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago Film Forum, The Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, and The Chicago Underground Film Festival. She teaches at Columbia College in The Interactive Arts and Media Department and is currently curating projects with The Chicago Film Archive and Intuit Gallery. She was a regular movie critic on the NPR Chicago affiliate, WBEZ's morning show 848 for two years. She was a 2011 Flaherty Fellow and a Summer Forum 2012 resident. She is currently making a movie about intentional communities, reading up Utopia, and plotting new systems of distribution for experimental cinema.