Caroline Kaara


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2011 - 2015Lead Videographer
Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights
Nancy Nicol
Centre for Feminist Research, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Education

    2017Film ProductionToronto Film School

    About me

    Caroline’s career as a videographer spans over 5 years in both Kenya and Canada. In 2015, she moved to Toronto, Canada as a refugee. She joined Rogers TV, Toronto as a videographer volunteer for the ‘Talk of The Town Show’ and later joined Toronto Film School where she pursued Film Production. Caroline studied Mass Communication at Foundation College of Professional Studies in Nairobi, Kenya, and did her placement at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). She later joined Media Development in Africa (MEDEVA), a Kenyan non-governmental organization that trains young talents to make television and radio programmes for East African broadcasters. Caroline also worked at Development Through Media as a videographer.

    Caroline has worked at Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights, an international research and participatory documentary film project, working to advance social justice and equality for LGBT communities. The project brought together partners based in Africa, India, the Caribbean and Canada. She was the Director of Photography for a documentary examining resistance to anti-homosexuality legislation in Uganda- She also worked as one of the videographers for a film that documented the historic process leading to the UN Human Rights Council resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity-

    In 2018, Caroline has worked with Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community

    Services, Toronto as a cinematographer on a project - Among Friends – that focuses on LGBT newcomers . She has also worked on a project with Women’s Health in Women’s Hands, about HIV stigma among African, Caribbean and Black communities in Canada,

    Additional Information

    My eagerness to explore, learn and being a team player has given me the advantage to come up with quality work.


    Prof. Nancy Nicol

    Associate Professor (Emeritus)

    York University, Visual Arts Department

    4700 Keele Street

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    Toronto, Ontario M3J1P3

    Phyllis Waugh

    Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator

    Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights

    York University, 4700 Keele Street

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    Toronto, Ontario Canada, M3J1P3

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Experienced in
    • Documentary
    • ENG/Outside Broadcast
    • Film (Short)
    • News & Current Affairs
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    Interested in
    • Documentary
    • ENG/Outside Broadcast
    • Environmental
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music
    • News & Current Affairs
    • Reality TV
    • Travel
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Swahili