Photo: Zayira Ray

N​ilita Vachani


Nilita Vachani is a filmmaker,  writer and teacher.

She has produced, directed and edited the acclaimed  award-winning  documentaries, Eyes of Stone,  

Diamonds in a Vegetable Market     and 

When Mother Comes Home for Christmas.

​Her novel HomeSpun ​won Foreword's Choice Fiction award in 2008.  Her long-form journalistic piece titled Inside Job  won ACJ's inaugural prize for Investigative Journalism in 2016.