Leo Goldsmith is a writer, curator, and teacher based in Brooklyn. His writing has appeared in Artforum, art-agenda, Cinema Scope, and The Brooklyn Rail, where he was film editor from 2011 to 2018. He is a co-author of Keywords in Subversive Film/Media Aesthetics (Wiley 2015), by Robert Stam with Richard Porton, and is currently writing a book about the filmmaker Peter Watkins with Rachael Rakes. He has organized exhibitions and film programs with the Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Uppsala, Sweden), the Museum of the Moving Image (Queens), Anthology Film Archives (Manhattan), UnionDocs (Brooklyn), and CAC/Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania). He has lectured on media and film at New York University, Brooklyn College, Harvard University, and The New School. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University in 2018.