Abby Sun is a filmmaker, writer, and programmer who curates the DocYard, a biweekly screening series at the Brattle. She has written for Film Comment, Filmmaker Magazine, Film Quarterly, and Hyperallergic, and served as an industry representative on panels for the NEA, SFFILM, CAAM, the LEF Foundation, IDA, and other filmmaker funding and support organizations. Her latest short film, “Cuba Scalds His Hand” (co-directed with Daniel Garber), premiered at Maryland Film Festival in 2019. Prior to MIT, Abby held positions as the senior editor for Nat. Brut and programmer for True/False Film Fest and Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival.