From the Shadows: The Lost Girls
Miriam Chandy Menacherry with Usha KR
Out of Darkness: Breakthrough Stories
Ashok Alexander, Miriam Chandy Menacherry, Ruchira Gupta with Aunohita Mojumdar
Miriam is the Founder Director of Filament Pictures, dedicated to creating a brand of social documentaries that have won international acclaim. Her award-winning films are From the Shadows (2022), The Leopard’s Tribe (2022), Lyari Notes (2015), The Rat Race (2011), Robot Jockey (2007), Stuntmen of Bollywood (2005) and a 7 part series on BBC World. Her films have premiered at International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam and her most recent feature documentary From the Shadows had a special Women’s Day screening in the run up to SXSW in Austin, Texas. She is one of 18 fellows selected in the first cohort of the Global Media Makers Fellowship by Film Independent and US State Department of Cultural Affairs.
Recently From the Shadows became one of 10 films globally to receive the Hatched 2023 grant for Impact screenings by Chicken & Egg Pictures.
Her films have been broadcast on channels like National Geographic Channel, BBC, Al Jazeera, TV2 Denmark, Arte France and Netflix, nominated and won awards at the One World Media Awards (UK) that recognizes underreported stories from the Global South.
She has served as jury member on the IDA awards (USA), Kashish LGBTQ Festival and Indian Documentary Producers Association (IDPA) Awards.