“Coded Bias”: free film screening

Available 3/23-3/30/21

UPDATE: If you missed the online screening, Coded Bias is on PBS’ Independent Lens until 4/21/21.

UPDATE 2: Now on Netflix, too.

Coded Bias explores the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini´s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces and women accurately, and her journey to push for the first-ever legislation in the U.S. to govern against bias in the algorithms that impact us all.

This is a free virtual film screening. Please complete this registration form to gain access to the film link and passcode. Please note that you will be able to view the film anytime from 3/23-3/30 even though you are registering for a specific date.

Register at https://okstate.libcal.com/calendar/events/codedbias

Virtual Q&A with Coded Bias Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya (3/30 at 6PM)

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya’s Coded Bias premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. She directed for the National Geographic television series Breakthrough, Executive Produced by Ron Howard, broadcast globally in June 2017. Her debut, Catching the Sun, premiered at the LA Film Festival and was named a NY Times Critic’s Pick. Catching the Sun released globally on Netflix on Earth Day 2016 with Executive Producer Leonardo Di Caprio, and was nominated for the Environmental Media Association Award of the Best Documentary. Kantayya is a TED Fellow, a William J. Fulbright Scholar, and an Associate of the UC Berkley Graduate School of Journalism.

This virtual Q&A session is free to the public. While you will be able to submit questions for the filmmaker at the time of registration, you will also be able to submit via an emailed reminder or during the live session. Questions will require moderator approval.

Register at https://okstate.libcal.com/calendar/events/codedbiasfilmmaker

Barkley Summer 2018 Mentorships

Barkley posted their 2018 Summer Mentorship application. They’re looking for “rockstars to join us in Strategy, Social Media, Public Relations, Creative, Design, Account Management and Production.” The application deadline is December 8th, 2017.