Nataleah Hunter-Young is a film programmer, media artist, and PhD student in Communication and Culture at Ryerson University. She has supported festival programming for the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the Durban International Film Festival (South Africa).
With an educational background in social work, Nataleah has always merged her passions for community development with her love of film and media arts. Nataleah's doctoral research explores the sociocultural impact of social media police brutality videos and their contemporary artistic representations. More broadly, she holds interests in visual culture, civic engagement, and documentary media.