Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard

Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard are the directors of the documentary Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power, a timely and compelling look at the struggle and determination to correct the political imbalance within a small-town Black community, which is out now in theaters and on VOD through Greenwich Entertainment. Geeta Gandbhir is an award-winning director, producer and editor with more than 25 years of experience in the film industry. She started her career in narrative film under Spike Lee and Sam Pollard. After working for 11 years in the edit room in scripted film, with filmmakers including Merchant Ivory, the Coen Brothers, Robert Altman, she branched into documentary film. Her most recent films include Hungry to Learn and I Am Evidence. Sam Pollard is a veteran feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director. Between 1990 and 2010, he edited a number of Spike Lee films, including Mo’ Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Girl 6, Clockers, and Bamboozled. Pollard and Lee co-produced a number of documentary productions for the small and big screen, including Four Little Girls, which was nominated for an Academy Award® in 1998 and When The Levees Broke, a four-part documentary that won numerous awards, including a Peabody and three Emmy Awards. A prolific documentarian, his most recent films include Citizen Ashe, MLK/FBI, Mr. Soul and Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me. (Photo via Wikipedia.)

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Best of 2022: Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard on Reginald Hudlin’s Sidney

By Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard | December 14, 2022

Best of 2022: Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard on Reginald Hudlin’s Sidney

The directors of the new doc Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power on the compelling portrait of Sidney Poitier.