Eisha Marjara is writer and director of award-winning feature NFB docudrama Desperately Seeking Helen, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, the German–Canadian The Tourist and the suburban drama House for Sale. Dramatic comedy Venus starring Debargo Sanyal, Jamie Mayers, Pierre-Yves Cardinal and Gordon Warnecke of My Beautiful Launderette fame, tells the story of Sid who comes out as a woman then discovers that she has a son. Marjara is currently developing Compass Productions feature film Calorie, a heart-warming film about an Indo-Canadian family of women coming to terms with a family tragedy. Marjara has also authored her debut novel Faerie (Arsenal Pulp Press) about a teenager struggling with anorexia. The YA novel received rave reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Quill and Quire, CM Magazine, Vancouver Sun, Globe and Mail, CBC among others.