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Gingger Shankar

Gingger Shankar is a director, composer, producer, songwriter, and the only female double violinist in the world. As a Sundance and WIRED fellow and a speaker for TED, Davos, and the Cartier Women's Initiative championing girls' education and empowerment, she has worked with visionary women in media such as First Lady Michelle Obama, Ava DuVernay,... See full bio »

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  Dear Earth (Video documentary short) (post-production)
  Sara (Documentary) (post-production)
 2018 Hinga Kawa (Documentary short) (completed)
 2016 In Daniel's Shoes (Documentary short) (completed)
 2022 Heart Shot (Short)
 2021 Dreams of Daraa (Documentary)
 2021 The Dance and the Roar (Video short)
 2020 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- And She Could Be Next (2020) ... (original music by)
 2019 Stray Dolls
 2019 We Are the Radical Monarchs (Documentary)
 2019 Brave Girl Rising (Short)
 2018 The Lost City of the Monkey God (Documentary)
 2018 Viper Club
 2017 Relationship Status (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- Voyeur (2017)
- Offline (2017)
- Chaperone (2017)
- Final Girl (2017)
- The Blind Date (2017)
 2017 That Part (Video documentary short)
 2017 A Suitable Girl (Documentary)
 2017 Heartbeats
 2017 Miles of Sand (Short)
 2016 Red Lake (Documentary short)
 2016 AWOL
 2016 Explorer (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Fighting ISIS (2016)
 2015 Enter Long Fang (Short)
 2015 Secret Admirer (Short)
 2015/I Tracks (Short)
 2015 Love Comes Later (Short)
 2014 Vimana (Short)
 2014 The Lover (Short)
 2014 Futurestates (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Excarcerated (2014)
 2014 Teacher in a Box (Short) (original music score)
 2013/I Home
 2013 Brahmin Bulls
 2013 Girl, Adopted (Documentary)
 2013 Off-Season (Short)
 2013 Water & Power
 2013/II Redemption (Video short)
 2013 Dose of Reality (composed by)
 2013 Katiyabaaz (Documentary)
 2012 #ImHere - THE CALL (Short)
 2012 419
 2011/I Homecoming
 2011 Beduin
 2011 Circumstance
 2011 Himalaya Song (Documentary)
 2010 This Is My Picture When I Was Dead (Documentary) (original music by)
 2009 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Recycle (2009)
 2007 Recycle (Documentary) (original music by)
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