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Associated Film:
The Calling

Asako Gladsjo


Director, The Calling 

Asako Gladsjo is an award-winning documentary director, producer, and writer based in New York City. Her recent credits include the upcoming Eyes on the Prize III for HBO; Rise and Rebuild: A Tale of Three CitiesWhy We Hate for Discovery(Un)Well for Netflix; By Whatever Means Necessary, for Epix; the PBS special Black America Since MLK: And Still I RiseSoundtracks: Songs that Made History for CNN; and The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, which won Emmy, DuPont, Peabody, and NAACP Image awards. She has directed and written documentaries on society, culture, race, and immigration for international broadcasters including Arte, BBC, and France Télévision. She teaches directing in the School of Visual Art’s MFA Program in Social Documentary.