is a film scholar and critic. She is the author of Nothing Happens: Chantal Akerman’s Hyperrealist Everyday (translated into Portuguese and Spanish) and has published extensively on Chantal Akerman, on performance and realism in French and Brazilian cinemas as well as on moving image artists. Her most recent book In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema (2019) was launched with a related series at Anthology Film Archives. She is the editor of Rites of Realism: Essays on Corporeal Cinema and co-editor of On Women’s Films: Across worlds and Generations. Margulies is Professor in the Film and Media Studies Dept. at Hunter College and at the Graduate Center at City University of New York, (CUNY).