Genres Video, Film & Radio

Cowboys (stars)

Pioneers Go East Collective

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Cowboys (stars) is a short film documentary featuring the compelling story of activist and drag performance artist Agosto Machado. Agosto regales us with a tapestry of stories from the Gay Liberation Movement, Stonewall, and firsthand descriptions of activists Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson. Read More

No Human Involved

PJ Starr

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

No Human Involved is a feature length documentary about a woman destroyed by a 27-month prison sentence for prostitution in Arizona and the tenacity of those who fight for justice in her name through public art and other forms of activism. Video can be viewed at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nohumaninvolved Read More

Puppetry in Practice Stop-Motion Animation Artist Residency

Puppetry in Practice

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Puppetry in Practice reaches approximately 20 NYC schools with its diverse arts-based and literacy-driven programming. More than half request Stop-Motion Animation or Film projects. This program improves digital literacy and creativity. Read More

A Holocaust Journey: Lessons We Learned

Reznik, Lisa

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

A Holocaust Journey: Lessons We Learned presents a group of students who traveled to Berlin/Poland with the aim of trying to comprehend the reality of the Holocaust. We filmed the reactions of the students and interviewed them two years later about their experiences traveling with their professors. Read More

Remembering the 4th Ward, Englewood NJ

Sam Lee / Encounters In Black Traditions

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Englewood folklorist Thomas Monroe talks with 4th Ward elder Mrs. Edna Dobbins Floyd. The interview takes place in the house she was born in. A project of Encounters In Black Traditions, made possible in part with the support of the Puffin Foundatio Read More

Lonnie Holley: The Southern Folk Art Legend (2014)

Schear, Theo

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Powered by the Puffin Foundation, Theo Schear and a group of student musicians from the University of Michigan will visit the world renowned artist Lonnie Holley to collaborate on a short documentary film in March 2015. Read More

SEZ ME (2014)

SEZ ME

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A Queer webseries intended for children and their allies Read More

Port Townsend Sails: A Woman, A Place, A Passion

Shapiro, Paul

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This film offers a look at the life and work of master sailmaker Carol Hasse, whose sail loft is located in beautiful, historic Port Townsend, Washington. The film explores the incredible sailmaking process, the life journey of Hasse as an educator, Read More

Link

Sisters of the Lattice (Agnes Bolt and Nina Sarnelle)

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The Sisters of the Lattice are modern mystics exploring the metaphysical potential of common technological devices. Link is an 80-min film and interactive group meditation that chronicles the Sisters of the Lattice's 2012 TransAmerican tour. Read More

Hearts of Glass

Slow Food in the Tetons

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

A documentary about the tumultuous first 15 months of operation of Vertical Harvest, a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse that provides local crops as well as employment for people with disabilities. Plants and people grow together in this intimate portrait of innovation, inclusion & community. Read More

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