Antoine de Baecque is a historian and film critic and professor of cinema studies at the University of Paris X Nanterre. His books in English include Truffaut: A Biography; The Body Politic: Corporeal Metaphor in Revolutionary France, 1770-1800; Glory and Terror; and A History of Democracy in Europe. He has served as culture editor for the newspaper Liberation and as editor in chief of Cahiers du cinema. Ninon Vinsonneau teaches American culture and cinema at Ecole Centrale Paris. Jonathan Magidoff teaches history at Sciences Po Paris.