The Images Festival is pleased to announce our new Programming Coordinator, Sarah-Tai Black!
Sarah-Tai is a film programmer and arts writer living and working in Toronto, Ontario. She is one of the Directors at The Royal Cinema where she also programs a monthly series called Black Gold. Her writing has been published by numerous outlets, including The Globe and Mail, Cinema Scope, and MUBI Notebook, as well as alongside projects by several Toronto-based artists. She has spoken about film and moving image arts in their many forms with outlets such as Huffington Post, Toronto Film Critics Association, and Buddies in Bad Times. As a programmer she has worked as a member of TIFF’s festival programming team, served as a juror on behalf of Inside Out LGBT Film Festival and BlackStar Film Festival, and partnered with several local arts organizations and initiatives including TIFF Cinematheque, Inside Out, and Regent Park Film Festival. She is committed to intersectional feminist practices within the arts and her work focuses heavily on the representation and experiences of black, queer, and body positive communities.
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