Kiva Reardon has extensive experience in film curation, writing, editing, publishing and digital media.
She speaks fluent French and holds a Master’s degree in Cinema Studies. She is based in Los Angeles.
Currently, Kiva Reardon holds the position of Film Programmer at the Academy Museum in Los Angeles. She previously was the Lead Programmer of Contemporary World Cinema at the Toronto International Film Festival and has worked with Miami International Film Festival, Hot Docs and the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Writing, Editing and Publishing
In 2013 Kiva founded cléo, an online publication dedicated to creating space for feminist voices in film criticism. In 2019, with Kiva as the lead editor and project manager, the journal published a print compendium, the cléo reader.
Speaking and Appearances
She has spoken at institutions around the world and served on numerous international festival juries.