Professor Nataleah Hunter-Young
Nataleah Hunter-Young (she/they) is a writer, film curator, and Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), she is International Programmer responsible for feature selections from Africa and Arab West Asia. Nataleah has supported Festival programming at TIFF since 2017, also programming for the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Durban International Film Festival in South Africa. Born and raised in Toronto, Nataleah holds a joint PhD in Communication and Culture from York University and Toronto Metropolitan University.