Genres Video, Film & Radio

Direct Route

Minty, Pam

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Direct Route ​observes a blind woman navigating her domestic surroundings, presented alongside landscape images and the retelling of memories prior to losing her vision. Read More

Young Adult

Narrative Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Striving to increase the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Hollywood, the short film YOUNG ADULT partners actors with disabilities with fellows from the American Film Institute to tell the story of two teenagers with Cerebral palsy who experience first love on the last night of summer camp. Read More


New York Foundation of the Arts

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

This transmedia project tells the stories of ‘incorrigible’ girls in the US over the last 100 years - beginning with NY State. Drawing on the personal narratives of young women in “the system” the work investigates the history and present state of juvenile justice and social service for girls. Read More


Niro, Maria

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

"Un-War! features artist Krzysztof Wodiczko and his thought provoking political urban-interventions. Since 1968, the radical artist has been single-mindedly creating works for the purpose of challenging audiences all over the world on some of the mo Read More

Cold Sweat

Nyoka, Wi-Moto

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

A chilling coming-of-age anthology about making it to high school in one piece. Read More

Out of Bounds Radio Show

Out of Bounds Radio Show

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Out of Bounds Radio Show, now heading into its ninth year, is a 30-minute public affairs/arts interview show that airs on three NPR affiliates and one community radio station (WEOS, NY; WSKG,NY; WRNC,WI; KKRN,CA), and is independently produced in Read More

The Purge: Vanishing America’s Minority Voters – Palast Investigative Fund

Palast Investigative Fund

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Greg Palast and his team uncover vote theft, through undercover investigative journalism, documenting the crimes for film and print with support from the Puffin Foundation. Read More

Women At The Wheel: Stories of remarkable women shattering cultural roadblocks and gendered assumptions

Pat Benincasa

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

This award-winning video is based on thirteen paintings by artist, Pat Benincasa, of women who defied spirit-crushing social norms to invent, race and design their way into automotive history. Read More


Patz, Naomi

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

“The Last Cyclist,” a fabulous piece of theater and vital piece of Holocaust history, is a filmed production of a cabaret originally written and rehearsed in the Terezín Ghetto. A searing refutation of Nazi madness, it is brilliantly acted, bitterly funny, and caustic to the bone. Read More

From Script to Screen

Phoenix Ensemble Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

From Script to Screen is a series of workshops teaching the basics of film production to urban middle-school students in Jersey City, New Jersey, which will result in a short film that will be professionally edited and entered in film contests. Read More

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