Grantee tags documentary

Overburden

Ciarrocchi, Maya

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Overburden occupies a hybrid space between video art and documentary. It centerers on the residents and landscape of the coal fields of West Virginia. Read More

Living Stories

Lenk, Waylon

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Living Stories is an exploration of an ongoing dialogue of how we as indigenous people can adapt to a radically changed world while still holding true to our identities as Native people. Read More

The Newark Arts Photo Documentary Project

Gutwein, Colleen

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Newark Arts Photo Documentary Project is a a documentary photographed with the Jem Jr. camera, manufactured in Newark Nj in the 1940's. The project creates portraits of contemporary artists and art activists currently working in Newark, NJ. Read More

Inside the Walls, Three Judges

Idle Wild Films Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The purpose of the photography exhibit “Inside the Walls” and the documentary film “Three Judges” is to address American misperceptions of Islam, life in the Middle East, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and depictions of Arab and Muslim women. Read More

Trail Magic — Grandma Gatewood: An Appalachian Tale

Eden Valley Enterprises

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The story of Emma Gatewood who became the first woman to solo thru-hike the Appalachian Trail at the age of 67 after raising 11 children and surviving domestic abuse on September 25, 1955! Read More

EYE D

Johnson, Christine Toy

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A documentary theatre piece with music, reflecting issues of identity amongst multi-generational and multi-cultural women. Read More

Lost Town

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

“Lost Town” tells the story of one man's obsessive search to get closer to his deceased father by uncovering the story of his family's town of Trochenbrod. First made famous by Jonathan Safran Foer's 'Everything Is Illuminated', Trochenbrod was the o 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

‘White: A Memoir in Color’

Katz, Joel

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

WHITE: A MEMOIR IN COLOR, a personal film about what it means to be white in America, tells an emotional multi-generational story about my (white) family encompassing immigration, assimilation, idealism, disillusionment, and ultimately an adoption. Read More

Burning In The Sun

Birdgirl Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

An inspirational portrait of a young West African man who starts a business building solar panels from scratch and selling to them to rural customers in Mali who’ve never before lived with electricity. Read More

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