Chandita Mukherjee

Chandita Mukherjee

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Director Story

Chandita Mukherjee is a documentary filmmaker interested in the ways that people understand the world and act on it. She has extensively explored the links between society, science and technology in her work, drawn to themes like education, gender equity, the climate crisis, the potential of the internet and digital resources. Chandita has produced films, organised learning festivals and conducted trainings, working with voluntary groups and educational institutions. An alumna of the Film & TV Institute of India, winner of two National Awards from the President of India and the Jules Verne Prize of the Govt of France for her body of work, Chandita also runs a children’s resource shop called Khel Katha (playing and storytelling) centred on artisanal toys and books by innovative Indian publishers.