Genres Video, Film & Radio

Neighborhood Revitalization Music Video Project

Tennessee Alliance for Progress/Shelby Bottom String Band

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Music video of a song, Displacement Blues, by Nashville songwriter/activist Nell Levin. Song dubbed "Nashville's newest social justice anthem" by the Tennessean. Deals with affordable housing crisis in this booming city. Has been shown widely. Read More

The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science

The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

"The Bearded Lady Project" is a documentary film and photographic project celebrating the work of female paleontologists and highlighting the challenges and obstacles they face. Read More

Eco-Heroism

The MY HERO Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

MY HERO created a Celebrate ECO-Heroism DVD of inspiring short films about environmental heroes to be used as a companion to the ECO-Heroism Guide PDF. The DVD’s were duplicated and distributed to teachers at education conferences around the world. Read More

Woof & Chirp

Ung, Jiny

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Woof & Chirp" is an animated short film about a drifting bird named “Chirp” and a lonely dog named “Woof”. It is a story about loss and coping, and examines the displacement of the refugee and isolationism on a tiny coconut island. Read More

Video-Telling Workshop: Health Care Reform

Video-Telling Workshop

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

The workshop is an free video production course available to graduates of the Odyssey Project (http://www.prairie.org/odysseyproject). This year, the participants created two short documentary videos to speak about health care reform. Read More

Searching Skies

Vivian Hua 華婷婷

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

When a Syrian refugee family is invited to a Christian family's house for Christmas dinner, they are caught between opposing viewpoints for and against their presence⁠—until an unexpected event suddenly occurs. Read More

Killed In Action

Weatherup, Christine

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

"Killed in Action" is a short film set in 1948 America. A WWII veteran visits the widow of his best friend from the war, to reveal the painful, dark secret he’s been keeping about his friend... but can she come to accept that her husband was not the Read More

Bones of Contention

Weiss, Andrea

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Bones of Contention is the first nonfiction feature film to explore the theme of historical memory in Spain, focusing on the repression of lesbians and gays during the Franco dictatorship. Read More

EcoReport

WFHB Community Radio

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues. One story focused on the life-cycle of bees, role of the Queen, honey production, and colony collapse disorder, etc. Read More

The Sebastopol Siege

Wilcox, Mimi

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

On the night of March 2nd, 1973, Michaela Madden, a recently widowed mother of 5, was held hostage for 8 hours in her rural California home­ — and subsequently vilified by her community. A documentary film. Read More

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