Tara, a South Asian queer woman finally comfortable with her identity, nervously goes to see her eight- year- old biological son after years, but is unprepared for the tensions that resurface with his white adoptive parents.
Look Like You premiered at the 45th Asian American International Film Festival and received the Audience Award for the Narrative Short category.
Short Fiction (2022)
Director: Snigdha Kapoor/ Editor: Chithra Jeyaram
Created (by New Balance) in conjunction with Front Runners New York, the film tells the story of the historic 40-year-old Front Runners NY LGBT Pride Run® and features Urie Dvorozniak, a New Yorker and non-binary unemployed college graduate longing for community and personal healing as they work to embrace their identity, build confidence and re-imagine their potential, all illustrating the importance of being able to compete as ourselves.
Commercial / Branded Content (2021)
Director: Rose Bush/ Editor: Katyann Gonzalez, Chithra Jeyaram
"With renewed calls for racial justice in America come fresh demands to take down Confederate monuments, rid sports teams of Native American mascots, and rebrand products that use racist caricatures. But some say the focus on imagery distracts from the fight for systemic change. This CBSN Originals documentary explores the impact of dismantling these symbols of the past – and the push for a more equitable future.
Documentary Series Speaking Frankly Episode Symbolic Justice (2020)
Producer: Leila Abu-saada / Editor: Chithra Jeyaram
is a Revry documentary series exploring relationships, community, and social issues for trans people of color.
Documentary Series (2018)
Director: Andre Perez/ Editor: Digital Series & Ep. 4 Chithra Jeyaram
The hour-long film takes us from the present to the past through the stories Hassan weaves, his random and sometimes unbelievable encounters with musical legends, his music, dance, and mystical existence. It also features the legendary Ellen Stewart who was like a mentor and mother for Hassan.
An hour-long Documentary (Anticipated release 2023)
Director: Hisham Aidi/ Cinematographer and Editor: Chithra Jeyaram
Set against the backdrop of rising nationalism, LANGUAGE OF OPPORTUNITY contrasts the immigrant experience of Indian families in the US with the aspirations of migrant families in urban India to discover how inextricably language is woven into our identity.
Feature Documentary in Production (Anticipated Release 2023)
Director: Anu Rana / Editor: Chithra Jeyaram