Grantee tags Family

Traces of Home

Ghunim, Colette

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Filmmaker Colette Ghunim takes her parents to find the ancestral homes in Mexico and Palestine that they had fled from decades earlier. While filling in the missing pieces of her identity, the journeys unravel the trauma of displacement that passed down through generations. Read More

Hayden & Her Family

May May Tchao

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Why do the Currys adopt five special-needs children from overseas while having seven healthy ones of their own? This film gives an intimate, nuanced look into the Curry’s adoption journey — their struggles, unique parenting philosophy and their humanity. Read More

Community Portraits

FRANC PALAIA

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Community Portraits is a photography project executed and installed as public art in an urban setting. I was disturbed with the racial rioting happening around the country in 2017. I wanted to do something using my photography skills to conteract that hate, racism, violence etc. 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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