Genres Video, Film & Radio

“Egg Cream”

Willow Pond Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

The beloved chocolate soda drink, born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is explored in this short film about a simple beverage and its meaning to generations of Jewish Americans. Read More

“Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World”

Willow Pond Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

A short documentary about students at a New York City summer program for children seeking asylum from the world’s most volatile conflicts. Read More

Crossing Paths

Wilson, Tona

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Crossing Paths is a four-channel stop-action animated video in which figures emerge from “clippings” from newspapers and other documents that deal with immigration and migration, and interact with one another across four screens. Read More

Journey without a Map

Woodward, Jill

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

In the short documentary "Journey without a Map", Abduol discovers an unlikely passion in contemporary dance, tapping into the healing power of art as he seeks asylum in Greece from his native Afghanistan. Read More

For A Better Life

Yasmin Mistry / Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"For A Better Life" is the fourth film in an eight part documentary film series, created by the Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP), which tells the true-to-life stories of foster youth in order to create greater understanding of the U.S. child welfare system. Read More

Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project

Yasmin Mistry | idesygn creative LLC

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Crushed in childhood by their fragmented families, 9 individual foster youth face down abuse, institutionalization and death to defy the odds. Read More

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