Bite-sized blog post: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi


ELIZABETH CHAI VASARHELYI worked as an assistant director for Mike Nichols before venturing into her career as a documentary filmmaker. Vasarhelyi is the daughter of academics and studied at Princeton.

In 2013 Vasarhelyi was named a Sundance Documentary Film Fellow and in 2015 her film Meru premiered at Sundance.

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Where to watch her films:


Read more about her:


Her Website
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #55: E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin Team for Big Wall Climbing Documentary ‘Meru’
The New Yorker
VIDEO: Interview

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2015Incorruptible (Documentary)
 2015Meru (Documentary)
 2013Touba (Documentary)
 2003/IIA Normal Life (Documentary)

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