About Sun & Stars

International Film Festival

FESTIVAL CO-FOUNDER

Donald M. Ephraim

FESTIVAL CO-FOUNDER

Terri C. Sriberg

About Sun & Stars International Film Festival

FESTIVAL CO-FOUNDER

Donald M. Ephraim

FESTIVAL CO-FOUNDER

Terri C. Sriberg

MEET OUR CAST OF
FILM FESTIVAL EXPERTS

Barbara Scharres, Artistic Director

Barbara Scharres is a film scholar, writer, and lecturer who has published feature articles in criticism in film magazines and journals, including Film Comment, American Cinematographer, Chicago Reader, Variety, The Independent, Chicago Sun-Times, and www.RogerEbert.com, an outlet for which she has contributed extensive coverage of the Cannes Film Festival for more than twenty years. After receiving an undergraduate degree in art from St. Xavier University, she was awarded a master of fine arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2006, the French government awarded Scharres one of its highest honors by designating her a Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Audrey Votaw, Development Officer

Audrey Votaw joined the Festival from the Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, where she served as development officer. She began her career in the local arts scene serving as an executive assistant and membership assistant at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. Audrey received her bachelor’s degree in art history from Florida State University.

Nathalie Glaze, Film Festival Manager

Nathalie Glaze,
Film Festival Manager

A native of Palm Beach County, Glaze brings experience with two of the nation’s most significant film festivals, having assisted with coordinating and managing VIP events for the Tribeca Film Institute and having served as a festival coordinator for advancement events for the Sundance Film Institute. She received a bachelor’s degree in business media and arts management from Marymount Manhattan College in New York.

Whether you prefer light-hearted comedy or thought-provoking drama, you’ll love the
Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival, presented by MorseLife!

Whether you prefer light-hearted comedy or thought-provoking drama, you’ll love the Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival, presented by MorseLife!