Chithra Jeyaram is a writer, director, producer, and editor. She has an M.F.A in film production from the University of Texas in Austin and makes intimate films about identity, human relationships, race, art, and health. She is the recipient of the Made in New York Fellowship, Creative Arts Fellowship and BAVC National Mediamaker Fellowship.
In addition to making documentaries, she is busy writing fictional stories about curious characters in enchanting worlds doing the expected and the unexpected in the pursuit of life itself.
She is an avid runner and a skilled physical therapist. Food is her first love.