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Geeta Gandbhir

Geeta Gandbhir has been nominated for three Emmy Awards and has won two. In
2018, a feature documentary she co-produced titled The Sentence premiered at the
Sundance Film Festival. In 2017, she co-directed a feature documentary for HBO titled I
Am Evidence which premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival, along with a short film she
co-directed titled Love The Sinner. She also co-directed the documentary feature film
Armed With Faith for PBS which premiered at the 2017 Sheffield Film Festival. In 2016,
other feature docs she co-directed include Prison Dogs which premiered at the TriBeCa
Film Festival, and A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers which premiered at
the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and will air on PBS in 2018. She created
and is co-directing and co-producing a series on race with The New York Times Op-
Docs titled The Conversation which won the AFI Documentary Film Festival and a
MacArthur Grant. She also co-directed and edited the film, Remembering the Artist:
Robert DeNiro Sr. with Perri Peltz for HBO which premiered at the Sundance Film
Festival in 2014. As an editor, her films have twice been nominated for the Academy Award, winning
once, and also have won four Peabody Awards and multiple Emmys. These films
include: Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown with Alex Gibney which won a
Peabody Award, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley for HBO, When the Levees
Broke for HBO which won four Emmys and a Peabody, By the People: The Election of
Barack Obama for HBO which won an Emmy, Music By Prudence for HBO which won
an Academy Award, Budrus, God is the Bigger Elvis which was nominated for the 2012
Academy Awards and Which Way is the Frontline From Here? which was nominated for
the 2014 News and Doc Emmys. She has been the recipient of a Ford Foundation grant, a MacArthur Grant, among others, and in 2017, she was the recipient of Chicken and Eggs prestigious
Breakthrough Filmmaker Award.