Lawyer, activist, teacher and writer, Derrick Bell is a compelling voice on issues of race and class in our society. He has published several books and articles and is best known for his series of allegorical stories featuring his fictional heroine, Geneva Crenshaw. In "Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism," "Space Traders" was filmed as an episode of the HBO film trilogy, Cosmic Slop.
Monique Curnen is is an actor and producer. Her acting credits include roles in the highly acclaimed film MARIA FULL OF GRACE (Joshua Marston - Audience Award, 2004 Sundance Film Festival), ANGEL (Jim McKay), KATE & LEOPOLD(James Mangold). She has just completed work on the 2006 releases LADY IN THE WATER (M. Night Shyamalan), BERNARD AND DORIS (Bob Balaban) and HALF NELSON (Ryan Fleck) which was a crtics favorite at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.