Ina Archer is a artist and filmmaker born long ago in Paris, France. Consequently, she is devoted to “total filmmaker” Jerry Lewis. She attended Rhode Island School of Design and received her graduate degree in Cinema Studies from New York University. She also participated in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Ina’s video work examines the intersections of race/ethnicity, representation, and technology. She is an advocate for film preservation. She is particularly interested in innovative early sound cinema and musical comedies. Ina’s work has been shown in venues such as The Studio Museum in Harlem, The List Visual Arts Center @ MIT, White Columns, The NY Expo of Short Films, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta GA, and The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN.