Dr. Linda C. Ehrlich has published extensively about world cinema. Her most recent books are The Films of Kore-eda Hirokazu: An Elemental Cinema (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) and Yamamba: In Search of the Japanese Mountain Witch (co-edited with Rebecca Copeland, Stone Bridge Press, 2021).. She has also recorded two full-length DVD commentaries of films by Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu for Milestone Film and Video and for Criterion.
Her Cinematic Reveries (Peter Lang) explores the intersection of prose poetry and cinema. She has also co-edited Cinematic Landscapes (essays on the interface between the visual arts and cinemas of China and Japan, University of Texas Press), and The Cinema of Víctor Erice: An Open Window (Rowman and Littlefield/Scarecrow Press Filmmakers Series).
Dr. Ehrlich has taught at Duke University, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Tennessee/Knoxville, on two Semester-at-Sea voyages and for Smithsonian Journeys. She is a published poet who has lived in Japan for more than five years.