Coded Bias


Available To Stream Thu, Oct 15 4:00 PM - Thu, Oct 29 11:59 PM
Film Info
Program Category:Documentary Festival Favorites
Release Year:2020
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
United Kingdom
South Africa
Original Language:English
Film Sponsor:Neroli Salon & Spa
Cinema Extra
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Shalini Kantayya
Producer:Shalini Kantayya
Michael Beddoes
Screenwriter:Shalini Kantayya
Cinematographer:Steve Acevedo
Editor:Shalini Kantayya
Alexandra Gilwit
Zachary Ludescher


Meet Joy Buolamwini, your new favorite superhero. Shalini Kantayya's sobering and gripping documentary plays like an episode of "Black Mirror" as we meet Buolamwini, an irrepressible "poet of code" who, while working at MIT, discovers deep inaccuracies in facial recognition technology when it encounters dark-skinned or female faces. She then sets out to do something about it, forming the "Algorithmic Justice League" to combat inequities in both who codes and how technology ought to be regulated.

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