Gaspar González ’99 Ph.D.

Documentary Filmmaker
April 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
"A Serious Game: Sports, Race, and Documentary”
Loria Center, room 351 See map
190 York St.

A screening of A Long Way from Home:  The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation, followed by a talkback with film maker Gaspar Gonzalez.

April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
“The Business of Documentary Work: Fundraising, Organization, Production, Distribution”
Hall of Graduate Studies, room 105 See map
320 York St.

A practical seminar for students in Documentary Studies


Gaspar González has produced documentary programming for ESPN, PBS, the BBC, TV One, and others. His credits include the national PBS release Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami, the Grantland short doc Gay Talese’s Address Book, the ESPN 30 for 30 Short The Guerrilla Fighter, and Havana House, a selection of AFI Docs and winner of the Audience Award at the 2017 Miami Film Festival. His latest film (a collaboration with Matthew Frye Jacobson) is A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation. His work has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the American Cinematheque. He earned his Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University.