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KC Wingert


BSR Contributor Since June 2, 2020

KC Wingert (she/they pronouns) is a media and culture writer based in Mount Airy.

KC Wingert is a Philly native whose work largely focuses a Marxist-feminist lens on popular media and culture. KC received her BA in Media Studies and Production from Temple University in 2016 and more recently completed an MA in Film and Media Studies from University College London, where she specialized in the sociology of media and the study of reality television and documentary film. Her interests have taken her from Philly to Los Angeles to London, working in graphic design, print journalism, film and television production, and marketing. Currently, KC is a marketing copywriter in the financial services industry and is working on her first podcast, about American purity culture and the vampire media craze of the early 2000s. In her spare time, KC binges her favorite early-2000s reality shows.

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Great comedic chemistry: Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani in ‘The Lovebirds.’ (Image courtesy of Netflix.)

How Netflix’s ‘The Lovebirds’ could change the film industry

When the movies go to us

Michael Showalter’s ‘The Lovebirds’ debuted last month on Netflix after its originally scheduled premiere at SXSW and theatrical release were canceled. Is it a harbinger of the post-pandemic film industry? KC Wingert reviews.
KC Wingert

KC Wingert

Articles 3 minute read
Siddharth Jha's 'Grievances' is less about plot and more about character. (Photo courtesy of the artist.)
A movie theater in the middle of a small town street, shops on the block. Hiway is spelled out on the theater billboard

The best independent movie theaters in Philadelphia

Living in a cinema's paradise

KC Wingert rounds up the best independent theaters in the city while considering their history, their future, and their lasting impact on Philadelphia's film and arthouse culture.
KC Wingert

KC Wingert

Features 6 minute read
Two dance in a dim room, neon lights outside the window. The man is in loungewear, the woman wears a leopard print dress

Lightbox Film Center and the importance of film preservation

Reviving films and preserving their history

The center’s new preservation program kicks off with the premiere of a never-before-seen cut of Wayne Wang’s Life is Cheap…But Toilet Paper Is Expensive. KC Wingert profiles.
KC Wingert

KC Wingert

Profiles 2 minute read
Two young adults stand in a landfill, a city skyline foggy in the distance.

Philadelphia Film Society presents Green Screen: Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

Capturing the global backdrop

The film festival will bring a mix of documentary and fiction films that focus on the impacts of climate and environmental change. KC Wingert previews.
KC Wingert

KC Wingert

Previews 2 minute read