Susan Kandell

A native of the Bronx, Susan has lived in Dallas for almost thirty years, but maintains her New York accent and is still a Yankee fan.


In print, she is the film critic for the T.J. Post and writes on-line for


Susan is the co-founder and is currently the artistic director of 3 Stars Cinema Film Series. In 1999 she co-founded 2Chicas Productions, which produced the award-winning documentary, ¡Salsa Caliente!. It has been screened in film festivals all over the country and was recently featured on WNET/13, the NY PBS affiliate TV station, with an introduction by Chita Rivera.


She is also a film screener for the AFI Dallas International Film Festival, the Dallas International Film Festival, a shorts screener for the USA Film Festival and a guest contributor to


Susan was recently featured on page one of the Wall Street Journal, but thankfully not in handcuffs like Bernie Madoff.

She is currently the secretary of the North Texas Film Critics Association even though her penmanship is terrible.