An avid movie and television watcher (absorber?) from a very young age, the Filmmaven has a serious addiction to film and film chat. and coffee. A resident of Detroit with a Masters degree in Liberal studies and a concentration in Film, history and spatial dynamics. At one time considering the idea of teaching, the filmmaven has instead decided to be more generally bossy to a wider audience. She falls in love on a regular basis with film, lighting, music, costumes and directors.