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Prof. Ruthe Stein

Ruthe Stein is the founder and co-director of the Mostly British Film Festival, in its 12th year showing films from English-speaking countries around the world. For three decades, Prof. Stein was the movie editor, film critic and celebrity profiler for the San Francisco Chronicle, one aspect of her 50-year career at the newspaper. Her singles column, First Person Singular, ran in 30 papers, and she is the author of the self-help book The Art of Single Living. Prof. Stein has taught at UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Northwestern University.