Grantee tags documentary

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, New Mexico, the film takes place in the shadow of the world's first commercial Spaceport. Read More

Modoc

Tedford, Matthew Harrison

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

A rugged, agrarian landscape on the California-Oregon border bears witness to the region’s violent past. This cinematic essay meditates on the landscapes that tell, reinvent, and obscure the history of the nineteenth-century Modoc War. Read More

Journey without a Map

Woodward, Jill

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

In the short documentary "Journey without a Map", Abduol discovers an unlikely passion in contemporary dance, tapping into the healing power of art as he seeks asylum in Greece from his native Afghanistan. Read More

FRAME BY FRAME

FRAME BY FRAME

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

After decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime, four Afghan photojournalists face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own – reframing Afghanistan for the world and for themselves. Read More

The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science

The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

"The Bearded Lady Project" is a documentary film and photographic project celebrating the work of female paleontologists and highlighting the challenges and obstacles they face. Read More

The Longest Straw

Bode, Samantha

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

In the feature-length film The Longest Straw, Director Samantha Bode spends sixty-five days backpacking the 338 mile path of the Los Angeles Aqueducts, to draw a connection between the water that supports a city and that water's source. Read More

The Long Ride

Lapin Ganley, Valerie

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Long Ride is a timely documentary film about the birth of the new Civil Rights Movement for immigrant workers. Read More

Trust

Spotted Horse Studios

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

On the shores of Lake Superior a coalition of Native and non-native activists are working across state boundaries to protect their treaty rights and the Great Lakes from an expanding hard-rock mining industry. Trust, a documentary film follows them. Read More

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

Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project

Yasmin Mistry | idesygn creative LLC

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Crushed in childhood by their fragmented families, 9 individual foster youth face down abuse, institutionalization and death to defy the odds. Read More

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