About the speaker

Kiva is a Programmer at the Miami Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. This week she brings us the 2017 MFF GOOGLE TALKS ON GENDER & RACIAL GAPS IN FILM & TECH, a series addressing gender + racial gaps in the film industry. It will feature: Tilane Jones, Sarah Gadon, Rebecca Theodore-Vachon, Radhika Vaz & Nadia P Manzoor. #MiamiFFXGoogle

She is a the founding editor of cléo, a journal of the film and feminism. Her writing has been published in Hazlitt, The Globe and Mail, Maisonneuve, National Post , Filmmaker, The AV Club and others. Previously, she’s worked at the Doha Film Institute in Qatar and the Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival.

You can see her on VICELAND’s “VICE Guide to Film” and hear her biweekly as a co-host of TIFF’s Yo, Adrian, a podcast about life at the movies. She has programmed film series such as Beyond Badass: Female Action Heroes.

Kiva was included in FLARE ‘s 60 Under 30 and you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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