Genres Video, Film & Radio

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

The Canol Doc Project

Hannah Johnston

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

In July 2017, five women set out on a twelve-day bikepacking trip to document the historic significance and environmental impact of the Canol Road and Pipeline in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Read More

Water, Water Everywhere, Paean to a Vanishing Resource

Heath, Jennifer

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A traveling new-media art exhibition and/or film festival comprised of diverse short films by artists worldwide, and designed to be a platform for regional discussion of water issues in throughout the planet and in whatever area the show is featured. Read More

Squirrel Hill Falls

Hilary Brashear

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

The tale of a magical abandoned park, its local history, and a new neighbor curious to get inside. This quirky, DIY documentary, uses playfulness and fantasy to tell the story of a Philadelphia neighborhood mystery. Read More

Ovum

Hue, Cidney

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

In the near future, a woman must make a life changing decision after a mind bending procedure. Read More

Inside the Walls, Three Judges

Idle Wild Films Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The purpose of the photography exhibit “Inside the Walls” and the documentary film “Three Judges” is to address American misperceptions of Islam, life in the Middle East, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and depictions of Arab and Muslim women. Read More

Two and Twenty Troubles

Ilyukhin Victor

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

A documentary about performers with disabilities trying to make it in New York City. Read More

Truth or Consequences

Jayanti, Hannah

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Truth or Consequences is a speculative documentary about time and how we weave the past into the present and our possible future. Set in the small desert town of Truth or Consequences, NM, the film is subtly set in a near future when commercial space travel has begun. Read More

Say Grace Before Drowning

Jusu, Nikyatu

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

SGBD 17 mins, HD. After meeting her African Refugee mother for the first time in six years, 8 year old Hawa is forced to coexist with a woman teetering on the brink of insanity. Read More

Oleander

Kate Hackett

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Oleander" is a short film about a sex-positive teenage YouTuber who starts a social media war against her abstinence program. It stars Emily Robinson (Eighth Grade), Peri Gilpin (Frasier), and Jennifer Lafleur (Room 104). It premiered in 2019 at the Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival. Read More

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