Belly of the Beast and Coded Bias Human Rights Watch Film Festival Showcase from @kleffnotes

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival has moved online this year and while the festival did start on June 11th, it continues on until June 20th. For this ten day event those who wish to participate can purchase tickets to stream the films included in the lineup. I admittedly was not able to check out some of these films until after the festival started so in order to share my thoughts before it ends I wanted to release a showcase of the two I did have a chance to watch. Continue reading “Belly of the Beast and Coded Bias Human Rights Watch Film Festival Showcase from @kleffnotes”

The Cleaners Movie Review from @kleffnotes

The Cleaners is a provocative documentary that will be screening at the 29th Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York City. While this film is not part of the opening night events, I was given the opportunity to view it in advance. Directed by Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck, The Cleaners explores social media moderating, with a focus on Google and Facebook. This film explores just who is placed in charge of moderating worldwide content and how deleting or ignoring certain content can alter the national dialogue and events throughout the world. Continue reading “The Cleaners Movie Review from @kleffnotes”