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Author: Anne Bergstedt

Anne Bergstedt is an artist, broadcaster, writer & horror aficianado. She studied Drama & Writing in New York at The Juilliard School and Lee Strasberg, and attended Film School at Brooklyn College. Her directorial debut film ‘August’ was selected for the Court Metrage competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, winning Best New Director for a Short Film. Combining her childhood love of building mixtapes, writing, performance, and using the voice as a vessel for communication is what led Anne to naturally carve out a path in broadcasting, working on FM radio, SiriusXM, and producing original podcast content. She resides in Long Beach, CA alongside her mini pig Olive Garden, dog Inga, flock of chickens and a foster fail kitten named Serge. IG: @TheHitchcockBrunette & @DJHitchcockBrunette Website:

Crossing the Line: The Revolutionary Arrival of Marlon Brando and On the Waterfront

Frida writing team member examines the controversial production and politics behind Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront.


The Banshees of Inisherin: Jenny the Donkey, the Melancholy of the Irish, and the Brilliance of Martin McDonagh

Frida writing team member Anne Bergstedt analyzes the many threads of Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin.


The Rise of the Brenaissance and Reflections on The Whale

Frida writing team member Anne Bergstedt discusses The Whale and the enduring appeal of Brendan Fraser.

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Possessed by Possession

Frida writing team member Anne Bergstedt guides readers through Andrzej Zulawski’s body horror psychodrama, Possession.