Valentina Pagliari is a recent graduate of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University with a B.A. in Film Studies and a Minor in Philosophy. Born and raised in Hollywood, California, the arts have always been at the center of her world. She has a passion for audio-visual media and believes in its power to provoke ideas and encourage discourse. Aside from writing about film, Valentina is an avid music lover, artist, and small online-business owner for thrift, vintage, and second-hand clothing.