CODED BIAS
Documentary Feature | 90 minutes

HIFF 2020

World Cinema

This film played at HIFF 2020
on Virtual Cinema
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Directed by
Shalini Kantayya

Produced by
Shalini Kantayya
Sabine Hoffman


2020 | English | USA/UK/China

Modern society sits at the intersection of two crucial questions: What does it mean when artificial intelligence increasingly governs our liberties? And what are the consequences for the people AI is biased against? When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces and the faces of women, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms. As it turns out, artificial intelligence is not neutral, and women are leading the charge to ensure our civil rights are protected.

Available in the Virtual Cinema:
October 9 (10am ET) through midnight on October 16

You must finish watching by midnight on Friday.

Note: This film may be viewed from anywhere in the United States.