Mayuran Tiruchelvam

Mayuran Tiruchelvam is a writer and producer, born in the UK and raised in the United States and Sri Lanka. His films include The Girl is in Trouble, To Be Takei and My First Kiss and the People Involved. Prior to his filmmaking career, he was an organizer against the prison industrial complex in New York. Based in New York and Los Angeles, he is an adjunct professor at Columbia University and artist-in-residence at Sacred Heart University. His website is www.mayurantiru.com.

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Talks

How Nate Parker’s Past Sexual Violence Can Transform Hollywood’s Sexist Present

By Mayuran Tiruchelvam | September 2, 2016

How Nate Parker’s Past Sexual Violence Can Transform Hollywood’s Sexist Present

Writer-producer Mayuran Tiruchelvam on the current controversy surrounding the actor, and what positives can be drawn from the situation.

Jesse Williams, Black Lives Matter and How Filmmakers Can Help Fight Racism in America

By Mayuran Tiruchelvam | July 21, 2016

Jesse Williams, Black Lives Matter and How Filmmakers Can Help Fight Racism in America

Inspired by Jesse Williams' BET speech, writer-producer Mayuran Tiruchelvam on how the film community can aid the Black Lives Matter movement.