Meet the Panelist - Cara Cusumano

Cara Cusumano is the Senior Programmer for the Tribeca Film Festival. Prior to Tribeca, she programmed for the Hamptons International Film Festival, including curating HIFF’s signature Conflict & Resolution sidebar and Oscar-qualifying shorts program, and has also worked with film organizations including the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, the Brooklyn International Film Festival, IFP, POV, and Chicken & Egg. She frequently serves on festival juries and panels, including CPH:DOX, SANFIC, Silverdocs, and the Nantucket Film Festival. She holds a degree in English Literature, Film, and Art History from Columbia University’s Barnard College, and a Master of Arts in Cinema Studies from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.