Daniel Leonard Bernardi
President and Director
Daniel Leonard Bernardi is a documentary filmmaker, cultural studies scholar and veteran of the Iraq War. His research explores the representation and narration of race in American film and television, and includes the award-winning book Star Trek and History: Race-ing Toward a White Future. His 2018 film, The American War, tells the story of the Vietnam War from the point of view of the Vietcong. His other films explore a wide range of subjects, from the diversity of the veteran experience to the role of science in the lives of today’s citizenry. He earned his doctorate from the School of Theatre, Film and Television at UCLA.