Genres Video, Film & Radio

Legacy of a Dream

Lorber Edu, Kino

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

LEGACY OF A DREAM is a 24 minute film account of Dr. King’s non-violent campaign for civil rights and social justice and covers the period from the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 through his assassination in 1968. Read More

I Said I Would Never Paint This Way Again

Lowdown Entertainment

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

I SAID I WOULD NEVER PAINT THIS WAY AGAIN is a documentary that tells the story of five American Indian artists, the Urban Indian 5 (UI5), and their unique partnership through art. Read More

Mels Love Land

Lutz, Melanie

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

A loving docu-series that asks the question..."WHAT IF all your thoughts were loving? Using 21st Century media and spiritual technology Melanie develops a new language, a high vibratory broadcast in coherence with our collective heart, baring witness to a world of love. Read More

Making Contact Media Justice Fellowship

Making Contact

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Making Contact produces media that analyzes critical issues and showcases grassroots solutions, in order to inspire audiences to action. Read More

Undue Influence: the power of Police and Prison Guards’ Unions

Making Contact/ National Radio Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Puffin Foundation supported the production and distribution of an edition of Making Contact investigating the undue influence of police and prison guards’ unions. MC’s radio documentary series can be heard on 141 stations and at www.radioproject.org Read More

Hayden & Her Family

May May Tchao

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Why do the Currys adopt five special-needs children from overseas while having seven healthy ones of their own? This film gives an intimate, nuanced look into the Curry’s adoption journey — their struggles, unique parenting philosophy and their humanity. Read More

Orchestrating Change

Me2/Orchestra, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Orchestrating Change is the feature documentary that tells the inspiring story of the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental illness. Read More

Sacrifice Zones

Media Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Sacrifice Zones, a one-hour radio documentary, investigates the push to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel export hub and tracks opposition to these proposals from broad segments of the community. Read More

IN HER SHOES

Media Projects Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

IN HERS SHOES is a documentary about Dallas County female inmates participating in an innovative art and writing course where they reflect on where they have been, where they are, and where they hope to go through their relationship with shoes and the long, winding paths they have traveled with them Read More

The Loneliest

Mehrel, Lilian

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Go 'behind-the-scenes' of British nature show Ocean Discovery in this comic mockumentary short film: Violet (a wry camera-girl) Ingrid (a passionate marine biologist) look for the loneliest whale (with a voice too high for other whales to hear.) Read More

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