Genres Video, Film & Radio

Cinema Organica: Growing Community Films

Echo Park Film Center

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Cinema Organica: Growing Community Films is an innovative media arts project that combines urban green space, organic plant chemistry and Super 8 filmmaking to create collaborative experimental films celebrating land, food, and gardeners of all ages in the greater Los Angeles area. Read More

Remembering The 4th Ward

Encounters In Black Traditions Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2007

Digitizing the legacy, history and contributions of African Americans. Digital Story Telling. Read More

Montage of the Legacy, History and Contributions of African Americans in Englewood NJ

Encounters In Black Traditons, Sam Lee video artist

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Remembering the '4th Ward'Englewood New Jerseyis a project of Encounters In Black Traditions,inc. The Legacy, History and Contributions of the African American experience being home to first generation Fourth Warders and their daughters, sons, gran Read More

Film: “The Power of Dreaming Small” (2014)

Fair Trade Teaneck

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

An investigation of free and fair trade practices in the global south and the inspiration the fair trade movement offers to students at Teaneck High School (New Jersey). Read More

The Goddess Unbound: No BITCH Here Project ©

Flowers, Jamekaa

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Goddess Unbound: No BITCH Here Project© is a revolutionary social change multimedia initiative with a global mission to amplify the voices of women that reject sexist and misogynistic language, such as the word "bitch"and terms like "bad bitch." Read More

The Wish Horse

Ford, Lisa

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Wish Horse is a short narrative film about an important social issue: the effects on children when a parent has a mental illness. Read More

FRAME BY FRAME

FRAME BY FRAME

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

After decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime, four Afghan photojournalists face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own – reframing Afghanistan for the world and for themselves. Read More

Traces of Home

Ghunim, Colette

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Filmmaker Colette Ghunim takes her parents to find the ancestral homes in Mexico and Palestine that they had fled from decades earlier. While filling in the missing pieces of her identity, the journeys unravel the trauma of displacement that passed down through generations. Read More

Lost Town

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

“Lost Town” tells the story of one man's obsessive search to get closer to his deceased father by uncovering the story of his family's town of Trochenbrod. First made famous by Jonathan Safran Foer's 'Everything Is Illuminated', Trochenbrod was the o Read More

When We Were Young/There Was A War

Goudvis, Patricia

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Through poignant then and now footage of Central Americans, this bilingual website explores the impact of war and its aftermath. Videos, photos and text highlight the ongoing connections between the history and people of Central America and the US. Read More

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