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Jemma Desai

Jemma Desai is a programmer, researcher, and writer based in London. Her practice engages with film programming through research, writing, performance, and informally organized settings for deep study, and her work experience spans distribution, cinema exhibition, and festival programming. Her most recent body of work is “This Work Isn’t for Us,” which draws attention to the human cost of attempting institutional reform while navigating “diversity” policy rooted in white supremacy.