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.

Nilita's new documentary Reborn in Clay  is currently in production. 

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.

She is presently affiliated with the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.