Asher Jelinsky

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    Asher Jelinsky
    Nationality American
    Pronouns they/them
    Gender identity nonbinary[1]/genderqueer[2]
    Occupation filmmaker
    Known for Miller & Son

    Asher Jelinsky is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Asher earned an MFA in Directing at the American Film Institute, and received the Franklin J. Schaffner Fellow Award for Directing, presented by AFI Fest. They also hold a BA degree with honors in Media Studies and Public Health from Pitzer College.

    In 2019, they directed their AFI thesis film, Miller & Son, which explores the feeling of compartmentalization by portraying the life of a transgender mechanic, performed by nonbinary actor Jesse James Keitel. The film won the BAFTA Student Film Award and the Gold Medal for "Best Narrative" (Domestic) at the 2019 Student Academy Awards.

    References[edit | edit source]

    1. Jelinsky, Asher. "About". ASHER JELINSKY. Archived from the original on 19 July 2023. Retrieved 5 May 2020.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
    2. "Rhode Island International Film Festival / Sidewalk Film Festival 2019 – Miller & Son". We are moving stories. 13 August 2019. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
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