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about
about

Sanjana Sekhar is an Indian-American filmmaker, climate activist, & Ayurvedic wellness communicator.

 

Her work seeks to amplify character-driven stories that heal our human relationships to ourselves, each other, and our planet, with a specific interest in socioecological justice, ancestral knowledge, and systems of re-nourishment.

 

As a director, Sanjana’s approach prioritizes decolonizing the lens with intimacy, dignity, and warmth. She creates across documentary, art film, music video, and branded content for clients like The Washington Post Creative Group, SHAZ & KIKS, Girlfriend Collective, and The New Yorker. Sanjana has been featured in Sage Magazine, VH1 India, Rolling Stone India, Tedx Climate AcrosstheAmericas, and the Sakhi Gender Justice Showcase in NYC. Outside of film, she's a Kathak dancer and the co-founder of Sapling Collective, an interdisciplinary professional group promoting cross-industry collaboration in climate action. Sanjana is based in LA on ancestral Tongva land.