Director/Producer Geeta Gandbhir has been nominated for six Emmy Awards and won two. As editor, her films have been nominated twice for the Academy Award, winning once, and have also won four Peabody Awards. Most recently, she co-directed the six-part series "Why We Hate" for Jigsaw Productions and Amblin Entertainment, for Discovery.
She also co-directed the feature documentary "I Am Evidence" for HBO which has won a 2019 DuPont and ATAS Award,and the award -winning short film, "Love the Sinner” which premiered at the 2017 TribeCa Film Festival. In 2017, she directed an episode of the Netflix series “Rapture” on the Grammy nominated artist Rapsody. In 2016, her feature documentary, "Prison Dogs," which she co-directed with Perri Peltz, premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.
In 2015, her award-winning feature documentary directed with Academy Award winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, "A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers," premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and recently premiered on PBS. She is also currently co-directing and co-producing a "Conversation on Race" series withThe New York Times Op-Docs, which won an Online Journalism Award for Online Commentary, an AFI Documentary Film Festival Audience Award for Best Shortand garnered a MacArthur Grant.
She also co-directed and edited the film, "Remembering the Artist, Robert De Niro, Sr." with Perri Peltz for HBO which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2014.