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Meet The Team

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Chithra Jeyaram

Director, Producer, Editor and Co-Cinematographer

Chithra’s first exposure to filmmaking began with a failed attempt to fund a film about an explosive water-sharing dispute between two states in India. Deeply affected by that failure, she quit a decade-long career as a Physical Therapist and went to film school. Now she makes socially conscious films. Her formative years in India, Kuwait and USA gives her multicultural sensibilities that helps her bring divergent viewpoints to any discussion naturally.

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Sharon Marroquin

Film’s Protagonist

Born and raised in Mexico City, Sharon Marroquín is a dancer and choreographer based in Austin, Texas.  Her most recent production, The Materiality of Impermanence, based on her experience with breast cancer, was honored with awards for Best Dance Concert and Best Dancer from the Austin Arts Critics’ Table. In addition to her artistic endeavors, Sharon is also a bilingual elementary school teacher, and the proud mother of a beautiful eight year old son.

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Therese Tran

Co-Cinematographer

Therese is a versatile filmmaker, cinematographer and photojournalist. She has worked in Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, and the U.S. and having been formally raised on three continents, she brings a global perspective to film productions and projects. She combines styles and techniques of fiction and non-fiction storytelling, believing that this is the most effective method to inform, raise awareness, and implement change.

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