Director Shalini Kantayya and computer scientist and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League Joy Buolamwini discuss Kantayya's new documentary “Coded Bias,” about racial bias, surveillance and privacy issues with AI and facial recognition. The film will be available to stream from June 11th-June 20th as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.
Shalini Kantayya will be part of a virtual Q&A on June 12th at 8 pm.
Shalini Kantayya is a
filmmaker, educator, and activist who uses film/video as a tool to educate,
inspire, and empower audiences. Shalini believes in making films that
spark positive social change. The mission of her production company,
7th Empire Media, is to bring a professional voice to the unheard
through media. Shalini finished in the top 10 out of 12,000 filmmakers
on FOX’s ON THE LOT, a reality show by Steven Spielberg and Mark
Burnett, in search of Hollywood’s next great director. You can see a trailer from her film, A Drop of Life, at www.adropoflife.tv.You can read a transcript of this interview on Have Fun * Do Good.
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