Shalini Kantayya

Alum 2016

Brooklyn-based filmmaker, educator and eco-activist Shalini Kantayya uses film as a tool to educate, inspire and empower audiences. Her work as a filmmaker explores human rights at the intersection of water, food and energy. Her mission is to create a culture of human rights and a sustainable planet through wildly imaginative media that makes a real social impact. Her new film, Catching the Sun, explores the potential of a clean energy economy in the United States.