Eisha Marjara first drew attention with the witty and incisive The
Incredible Shrinking Woman which received Honourable Mention at the Semana de Film Experimentale in Madrid in 1994. In 1999 her documentary feature Desperately Seeking Helen a National Film Board of Canada production (NFB) nfb.ca won the Jury Prize at the München Dokumentarfilm Festival in 2000 and the Critic’s Choice Award at the Locarno Film Festival. The Tourist premiered at the Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québecois in 2006 and was nominated as the best short film at the Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto. She is currently developing the feature films The Adventures of Drew Silver and 360°Over Berlin as well as the provocative Lolita Diaries which explores girlhood and sexuality through Nabokov’s Lolita.