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• Lead Programmer, Contemporary World Cinema @TIFF_NET • Founding Editor @cleojournal • Programmer @miamifilmfest @hotdocs • My views, lads

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@veryhotmomm for people who may want to explain this concept to a skeptic https://t.co/ADUOnMxaD9 https://t.co/wzjEklKe4u
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon"The books are there, they’ve always been there, yet the lists keep coming, bathing us in the pleasure of a recomme… https://t.co/rIfxCrukpe
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonAfter 2 decades of studying the Shock Doctrine, the most important lesson I have learned is this: when they declare… https://t.co/OIcSA5Us0Z
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonNow is this the time to revisit Citizen by Claudia Rankine. Rankine showcases the many paper cuts that Black people… https://t.co/ytuVr17oxa
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonABOLISH COPS https://t.co/ZMdyjkUcrU
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonBreonna Taylor's killers are still walking free. Breonna Taylor's killers are still walking free. Breonna Taylor'… https://t.co/t4YaZxYQ0Z
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonThis is almost word for word what they said in Northern Ireland when the British Army arrived. Worked out great for… https://t.co/5wtCWKWCYv
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonGood link for those who have practical questions about abolition. @avitale goes on to talk about how, in practice,… https://t.co/NavCOnSvtD
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonDon't worry. @NYCMayorsOffice says they're getting implicit bias training soon. That'll fix it. #DefundNYPD https://t.co/6AWvf9RBX9
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6/4
2020
The Irish for direct provision is soláthar díreach.
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonThe University of Minnesota Press has collaborated with authors to release an open access collection of antiracist… https://t.co/TevLCLKsKM
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonPlease don't buy books about structural racism from Amazon
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonWe can't stop yet. This Friday should have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday. I've put together a website with d… https://t.co/1gzGmw4iBx
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonPolice have now arrested over 9,300 people during 8 days of protests against racism and police brutality, reports… https://t.co/mib0DCnNs5
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonHere is a simple guide from @prisonculture for evaluating any suggested ‘reforms’ of U.S. policing. https://t.co/m1oZenIipU
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonJe defund la police! https://t.co/m91nKaNNzC
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonNi les lacrymos, ni les mensonges ni la haine n’enlèveront ça, ce jour, ces gens, cette voix ✊🏻 #BlackLivesMattterhttps://t.co/Fk4zVh3mPd
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonDo you want to figure out what it means to break rank and actively resist white supremacy? Register and join me in… https://t.co/tTotZvhOsT
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6/3
2020
Love the black square, whip out the black card too tho https://t.co/GX2Pby5S7L
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonGood morning to everyone who understands why Black people are in the streets, and why we must abolish the police an… https://t.co/0tBjZYui7e
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonMyself and @sandela talking police abolition on national news ... would not have seen this under normal circumstanc… https://t.co/BOxo43bSZS
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonAcross history revolutions were dismissed by those in power as riots.#DefundThePolice https://t.co/KbJZwcnNk1 https://t.co/pQ8qXS7n76Images matter. https://t.co/lIQAHfwBIR
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6/2
2020
@typebooks @Andoff 😭💙🤟🏻acab
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonANTIFA: cool & good
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonWriting is my form of advocacy. Whatever your form is, if you'd like to join me to write and share fiction and crea… https://t.co/BskNl6wcqo
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonI love @typebooks and @Andoff 💛This feels like the part of the Michael Bay movie where you go “I knew what was coming but this still feels over th… https://t.co/ZvUC4RMPhZ
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6/1
2020
If your job prevents you from saying what you want is it worth it?
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonThousands of people are holding a rally in Toronto in response to the death of 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet. https://t.co/yEUDpFRZYh
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonI don’t want y’all fighting because y’all hate cops I want y’all fighting because you love black lives
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonIf you feel uncomfortable with abolishing the police ... take the time to do the readings and sit with that discomf… https://t.co/EVyashE8Wy
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonI started this list for friends and fam who may be interested but not know what we're asking for we we call for abo… https://t.co/U4COwD4VrS
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @elamin88 If you Bay it, they [the cicadas] will come
5/31
2020
This is the level of impunity in US policing. https://t.co/d6Xf7LDOfr
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonIt is not radical to ask if your city should be spending less on policing and more on other services. In Toronto, p… https://t.co/qiF6Q4amcH
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonThinking about how John Berger donated half off his Booker prize $ to the Black Panthers (the other half funded a p… https://t.co/iNCdm7Tz8T
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonIn times like these, we are grateful for the thoughts and words of brilliant thinkers like @DesmondColehttps://t.co/lgllC9EXQu
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonGood morning to all freedom fighters, and to the millions of people who are googling “police abolition” for the first time
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon“Abolition is about abolishing the conditions under which prison became the solution to problems rather than abolis… https://t.co/U5SdBJrmlV
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Retweeted by Kiva ReardonThe End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale is free to download (ebook) on our website. There is no reforming a system de… https://t.co/qB1OnEBXwT
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5/30
2020
As my father explained during his lifetime, a riot is the language of the unheard.
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonLow income housing has been a huge blessing & I love my neighbours. There's still ongoing waitlists for Artscape:… https://t.co/V5GOcLCP9i
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon"If you aren’t feeling outraged, frustrated, sad and scared, you need to ask yourself why. I can already tell you w… https://t.co/6t5aN94nwz
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @geekylonglegs https://t.co/vAShActuyeAnd we’re back https://t.co/dkYHYxe0u7
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonVendetta at it again—this time, we have pasta! 2 options: 1st pic is rapini, ham hock, cannellini bean, 2nd is our… https://t.co/5EjNr6k5hO
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonThe CNN crew clearly and repeatedly identified themselves as members of the media. Also the camera, microphones, an… https://t.co/em095dJYad
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon“Public interest journalism — the kind of journalism that holds power accountable and defends human rights — is und… https://t.co/7AOZmenQ8pThis makes me so happy 💚 https://t.co/GRKmL0w2bAFound the looters https://t.co/odRE3FbfDO
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5/29
2020
White folks: instead of lather, rinse & repeat your tweets for #GeorgeFloyd or about #AmyCooper, here are things yo… https://t.co/HbpnxbbTbn
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Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @adjabarov @kngprry @elamin88 @MidLampFilms @BandamlakYimenu @MoeTheSudani https://t.co/WY2SKoVi0l @christinalefou Popped up on @brainpicker. I really needed it ❤️“The Weighing” by Jane Hirshfield So few grains of happiness measured against all the dark and still the scales ba… https://t.co/ue4HxgrdrkThe uncontrollable urge for authority to punish and hurt black people on this continent feels like some sort of twi… https://t.co/2bK7Us5VNJ
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5/28
2020
We think @mescal_paul has great taste! Loving the @maynoothgaa shorts! https://t.co/jQM2PgHLs7 @maynoothgaa
Retweeted by Kiva Reardonanger is politically useful. you could even say that it's kept people alive
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @Caitlinmae Love you 💜Please read this thread for clarity regarding the TFI "pause" https://t.co/IvE6SVjQtJ
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonMany of us are working from home today with these images in our head. https://t.co/dhfLQCBnup
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonLe quinquennat de M*cron raconté à mes enfants https://t.co/csekiJTxtU
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonNot to miss in the @IFFR selections is a beautiful, musically-infused, magical realist debut feature from Angola: A… https://t.co/swIX5fQvPxGreat to see @MichealMartinTD @EamonRyan sticking to their principles. The point is these are *not* Israeli goods -… https://t.co/uJUsZEBqS0
Retweeted by Kiva Reardoncan you do black people a favour and not share videos of black peoples dying? it’s cruel.
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonHere are some more photos of George Floyd provided by his family. He was seen in the now widely shared Facebook v… https://t.co/A8WVjINmeS
Retweeted by Kiva ReardonTickets for @the8thfilm are now available as part of @hotdocs online! #HotDocs2020 https://t.co/0weD9ijqsohttps://t.co/QoipgrNCib
5/27
2020
Our 2018 Miami Film Festival Jordan Ressler Award nominee, HEAVEN WITHOUT PEOPLE, is now on @Netflix. Stream is tod… https://t.co/hnqXXlW5LK
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon#HBD #PamGrier https://t.co/zo5HbJJcx8
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon“Moviegoing is a valuable social practice and something that can teach us about empathy and kindness[...]When being… https://t.co/wjHeAEUy9BThis is really only for @incogellen but I believe in its universal appealLoving Paul Mescal’s glossy fashion spreads but waiting for the shoot of him at Kildare Village in a GAA jersey and… https://t.co/EenJnzBiznTIFF’s #WeAreOne selections include: 🎥 CRAZY WORLD (#TIFF19, Midnight Madness) 🗣️ Tantoo Cardinal (@tantooC) Mast… https://t.co/ZCGTgFFxoT
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @amil CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!Single tickets are now on sale for Hot Docs Festival Online! Buy now to secure your films—only a limited number of… https://t.co/JvD98olrOx
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @jessewente I’m crying. I wasn’t ready for that level of reality.
5/26
2020
I was to have been back in Dublin this week for work. Instead, here are photos from when I was there last February.… https://t.co/3x1G3V4LzyA 💎 of #TIFF19's Contemporary World Cinema programme is coming to virtual cinemas across Canada June 5: Rubaiyat Ho… https://t.co/oUwKApL3eXThis Wednesday @ 6pm, I'll be moderating an urgent discussion about 'Policing, Surveillance and Control' in pandemi… https://t.co/e55fG3dRtx
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5/25
2020
#Opinion: No doubt there were racialized folks among those gathered at Trinity Bellwoods but had that been a sea of… https://t.co/EX3gjDBTPs
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @baronronan @sineadgleeson @NewIslandBooks This thread is the only nice thing on here 💚💚💚Big announcement in Ontario that ANYONE can get tested for #COVID19, and nobody will be turned away from a diagnost… https://t.co/uxgvdlv099
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon"His worldview is inappropriate for his position. A Taoiseach is supposed to be the guardian of a people, rather th… https://t.co/lZecNPT2VJ
Retweeted by Kiva Reardon @sineadgleeson @baronronan @NewIslandBooks @therealmollymcg And also @KevinMcAnena! @zblay YES!!!!!!!!!! @sineadgleeson @baronronan @NewIslandBooks Ooo thank you!!! cc @therealmollymcg!! @ShaheneP Hmm I’ll think about it @baronronan Adding to my queue!! 🤍
5/24
2020
Sixty. Four. Percent. There was never a housing shortage. It’s a housing crisis fuelled by neoliberal economics.… https://t.co/XNTqzUKhOW @DavidSRudin THANK YOUI’m now itching to read more by many of these writers! https://t.co/mMmZGUeXra
5/23
2020

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