Rajee Samarasinghe

Rajee Samarasinghe is a Sri Lankan filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He is currently working on his debut feature film, YOUR TOUCH MAKES OTHERS INVISIBLE — the project has received support from the Sundance Institute, Berlinale Talents’ Doc Station, Field of Vision, & True/False Film Festival’s PRISM program. He was also named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2020, and has had solo shows at the MoMA, the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, and the Los Angeles Filmforum among others. Samarasinghe’s films have been exhibited at venues internationally including the Tiger Short Competition at IFFR, New Directors/New Films, MoMA’s Doc Fortnight, BFI London, FIDMarseille, Festival du nouveau cinéma, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Slamdance, SFFILM Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Guanajuato International Film Festival, BlackStar, Media City Film Festival, and Ann Arbor Film Festival where he received the Tíos Award for Best International Film.