Smriti Mundhra

Smriti Mundhra is an award-winning filmmaker who has been working in the film and television industry for over fifteen years. Her latest film, A Suitable Girl, world premiered in the documentary competition section of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival to rave reviews from Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, New York Magazine and more. Smriti was awarded the Albert Maysles Best Documentary Director prize at the festival. Prior to A Suitable Girl, Smriti produced Bomb the System, a 2004 Independent Spirit Award nominee for Best First Feature, and the SXSW Audience Award winning feature film Waterborne. She also co-produced Punching at the Sun, an official selection of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, as well as over one dozen award-winning short films, including the 2010 Sundance Film Festival official selection and Women In Film award-winner New Media. Her other production credits include Oliver Stone's Wall Street 2, Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich, Neil LaBute's Nurse Betty and both the Coen Brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Man Who Wasn’t There. Her writing has appeared in Filmmaker Magazine, Latina, the New York Daily News, Esquire and Vogue India. She is a regular culture contributor to and Global Grind. Smriti holds an MFA in Film from Columbia University. In 2009, she was given the Mira Nair Rising Female Filmmaker Award by the Harlem Film Festival. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, screenwriter Christian Magalhaes, and their daughter Isabel.

  • A Suitable Girl - Official Clip