Genres Video, Film & Radio

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

Puffin Foundation

Demon Mineral

Formidable Entities

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

DEMON MINERAL documents life in the radioactive desert on the Navajo Reservation. Spanning a landscape perforated by orphaned uranium mines in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, the film follows a group of indigenous scientists, elders, and activists as they work to protect a vital living space on cont 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

Echo: Shostakovich in Catharsis

Frisson Films, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

Echo is a short film that combines solo violin by Kelly Hall-Tompkins with interpretive aerial dance by Alexandra Peter as a cathartic expression of the emotions surrounding the Black Lives Matter Movement; giving voice to oppression as a way of speaking against it. Read More

Your Bird Story

Georgia Silvera Seamans - Washington Square Park Eco Projects

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

Your Bird Story is a podcast about people-bird relationships. The mission of the podcast is to share everyday people's stories of their encounters and relationships with wild birds in cities and urbanized landscapes. 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

LOTS – a 16mm documentary film

Hanley, Sean

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

LOTS is a film-portrait of the landscape of Brooklyn during the millennia from the last Ice Age to the present. The film examines the area’s vacant lots, urban farms, brownfields, and public spaces in order to witness how land transforms over time. Read More

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