Prerana Reddy

Prerana Reddy is the Director of Public Events at the Queens Museum of Art, where she organizes screenings, performances and talks, as well as overseeing its community outreach programs. She received her MA in Cinema Studies at New York University and is a co-founder and programming collective member 3rd I NY, which exhibits South Asian film & video on a monthly basis. She is also a documentary filmmaker whose work has explored such topics as alternatives to juvenile detention and the 2004 World Social Forum in Mumbai. She currently sits on the board of Alwan for the Arts and is the director of their annual New York Arab & South Asian Film Festival. She also completed a three-year term on the board of the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective. Prior to working at the Queens Museum, she was a curator and program administrator for the New York African Film Festival at Lincoln Center.