Nataleah Hunter-Young is a writer, film curator, and Ph.D. candidate in Communication and Culture at X and York Universities in Toronto. She is International Associate Programmer for Africa, “the Middle East,” and Black Diaspora at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and has previously supported festival programming for the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the Durban International Film Festival in South Africa. Nataleah is writing a dissertation on state violence, aesthetics, and Black visual culture(s).