Marah Strauch
Producer | Director

Marah Strauch is a director, producer, and writer of documentary films, unscriptedTV, and commercials. She holds a degree in fine art from RISD (Rhode IslandSchool of Design), which informs her aesthetic approach to both film andcommercial work.

Marah burst onto the scene with her debut documentary feature, SunshineSuperman, which was distributed by Universal Pictures (in foreign territories)and Magnolia Pictures (USA). The film offers a breathtaking and poetic tributeto Carl Boenish, the creator of BASE jumping, and premiered to critical acclaimat the Toronto International Film Festival. The New York Times hailed it as a"masterful debut," while Indiewire called it "one of the bestdocs of the year." CNN picked up Sunshine Superman as a "CNNfilm."

Marah has also directed an ESPN original as part of the "PioneerSeries," which profiles sports and art. The film, featuring the streetskater Mark Gonzales, explores the intersection between these two disciplines. Hermost recent feature documentary, Vice Versa: Chyna, premiered on Vice to over 2million viewers. In the film, Marah offers a nuanced and complex portrait ofthe late wrestler Chyna, revealing her as a groundbreaking figure in the worldof professional wrestling. Vice Versa: Chyna can currently be seen on Hulu.

Over the course of her career, Marah has produced and directed over 40hours of content in more than 30 countries for TV and branded, working withsuch esteemed networks and brands as CNN, VICE, ESPN, HGTV, POPSUGAR, AmericanExpress, and Adidas. Her films have played at TIFF, NYFF, Hot Docs, Outfest,Tribeca, SIFF, Sheffield, MIFF, and many others worldwide.

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Marah sincerely appreciates great cinema and coffee. She is a dual Austrian American citizen, bringing a globalperspective to her work.

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