Keisha Knight

Artistic & Managing Director

Keisha passionately believes that the entire lifecycle of a film, from conception to circulation, is a creative process that can expand or constrict what and how we imagine. Keisha has a BA in Comparative Religion from Barnard College, an MA in Media Studies from Pratt Institute, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University. Keisha has been part of the programming teams at the New York African Film Festival, and the Maryland Film Festival.

Abby Sun

Guest Curator for My Sight is Lined With Visions: 1990s Asian American Film & Video 

Program Director Line of Sight Fellowship & Panels


Abby Sun is an artist, film programmer, and researcher at the MIT Open Documentary Lab. Through her work, Abby considers the power dynamics in the documentary form’s inherent smudging of reality, with a particular interest in the conditions of moving image exhibition. She has bylines in Film Comment, Filmmaker Magazine, Film Quarterly, Hyperallergic, and other publications. She has reviewed grants and applications for the National Endowment for the Arts, SFFILM, Center for Asian American Media, LEF Foundation, Sundance Catalyst, If/Then Shorts, and spoken on panels at TIFF, NYFF, Getting Real, and other film festivals. Most recently, Abby is the Curator of the DocYard. She previously held positions as the senior editor for Nat. Brut and programmer for True/False Film Fest and Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.

Ashley Lin

Project Coordinator for My Sight is Lined With Visions: 1990s Asian American Film & Video  Line of Sight  Panels and Fellowship

Ashley Lin is just beginning. A second generation Asian American, she carries lessons from supporting independent media artists at the Asian American Documentary Network, Visual Communications, Rada Studio, and the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute. 

Rahel Neirene

Theatrical Distribution and Publications Coordinator

Rahel Neirene is a storyteller with a strong focus on the interconnectedness of universal beings. They come from a long line of storytellers and family who have always worked on and with the land. Much of her work reflects this as their core passion is working with plants and earth materials. Rahel believes radical transformation happens through connecting by sharing of stories and experiences.

Carla Troconis

Sentient.Omnibus Producer 

Carla Troconis (she/her) is a writer, director, and producer based in Brooklyn, NY. Carla’s work explores the roles of memory and imagination in diaspora communities, especially those from politically ravaged communities. As a producer, Carla is particularly focused on exploring the roles of memory and imagination in diaspora communities. As a director, she has worked with various artists and brands for commercial projects and created a number of short narrative and documentary projects. As a producer and entrepreneur, Carla co-founded Pinwheel Productions and enjoys producing work that expands and complicates notions of narrative, representation, and identity.

Matt Turner

Editorial Projects

Born and based in London, UK, Matt Turner is a writer, editor, curator, and marketer with specialisms in non-fiction and artists’ moving image. Recently he was Marketing Manager at Open City Documentary Festival and founding editor of Non-Fiction journal, a publication for creative criticism on contemporary and historical non-fiction media. Currently he is working on various freelance projects, and writing regularly for publications including: Sight & Sound, MUBI Notebook, frieze, and others.

Hee Young Pyun

Creative Director

Hee Young Pyun is an architect / filmmaker from Korea. She has been working on various architectural projects and exhibitions internationally, continuing her experiment with cinema as a media to explore space and place. She also collaborates with filmmakers from all over the world, as a writer, director, and designer. 

Nace Zavrl

Programming Consultant

Nace Zavrl hails from beautiful Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a doctoral student at Harvard University and a regular contributor to Radio Študent, KINO!, and Ekran magazine; he also works as a curator and critic of contemporary art. Nace has written on film and experimental media for Afterimage, Senses of Cinema, and the Moving Image Review and Art Journal.