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End of the Line

Emmett Adler

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

END OF THE LINE - a feature-length documentary - is a character-driven political drama about the New York City subway crisis and America’s crumbling infrastructure. Read More

On Nochaway Presentation

Anna Gage Norton

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

This work documents one example of forest restoration to promote biodiversity for a sustainable ecosystem. During a critical time as we reach a point of no return for climate change, I believe it is crucial to highlight efforts by citizens and illustrate that global change begins locally. Read More

I (heart) Jack LaLanne: A Cartoon Memoir

NA

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

The filmmaker, a Lesbian, feminist, baby boomer, shares her coming out story with the help of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. Read More

The Art of Un-War

Niro, Maria

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

In "The Art of Un-War" Krzysztof Wodiczko challenges our complacency towards war, xenophobia, and displacement with his unique large-scale projections onto monuments and facades. Read More

Frenemies

Martinelli, Mirella

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Frenemies is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the close yet conflicted relationship between the United States and Cuba from 1950 to 2020. How much longer can this small Caribbean island survive the longest embargo in history? 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

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

EHRP-Puffin Reporting Fellowships

Economic Hardship Reporting Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Founded by Barbara Ehrenreich in 2012, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project commissions award-winning multimedia journalism about inequality in America. We provide financial and editorial support to independent journalists, many of whom are low-income or disabled. 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

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

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