Keith Shiri is an international film curator and programme advisor to the BFI London Film Festival and has served in that position also for the Venice Film Festival and the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). He was a member of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund from 2004-2007 and a trainer for Esodoc/EU (European Social Documentary), a programme for documentary filmmakers. Shiri is also a director of Books of Africa and a visiting research fellow for the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) University of Westminster, London. He served as an expert advisor for the EU-ACP programme, for the ACP cinema and audio-visual sectors and the Ouaga Film Lab in Burkina Faso. Shiri has served in several festivals as a jury including the Berlin International Film Festival, the Dubai International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) and many others. He is on the advisory committee for the Otherfield Documentary Film Festival and a jury advisor for the annual Africa Movie Academy Awards.