Grantee tags film

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

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

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

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

The SCRIABIN SONATAS Reimagined, Part 1

Akselrud, Elina

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

This Intertwining Arts project is a blend of live piano performance of the first five Piano Sonatas by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) and a simultaneous projection of artistic video collages, with the Planet Earth and humanity's impact on it as the main subject matter. It was premiered in June'19. Read More

Foreclosed Home Movie

Lisa Danker

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

A memoir of losing a home in 1930, in Miami, becomes the sister tale to a foreclosure in 2013. Read More

A Life’s Work

Licata, David

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

A LIFE’S WORK is about four people engaged with projects they will not complete in their lifetimes, projects that could have a positive, profound, global impact. It is a meditation on passion, commitment, deep time, and long-term thinking, something that needs to be embraced now more than ever. Read More

Spy Vs. Us: MoRUS 5th Annual Film Fest:

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS)

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Our 5th Annual Film Fest: Spy Vs. Us focused on a range of techniques used to spy on and disrupt community groups, including environmental, civil rights, and anti-war organizations. The festival featured films on these topics as well as hosted Q&As with directors and activists. Read More

For A Better Life

Yasmin Mistry / Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"For A Better Life" is the fourth film in an eight part documentary film series, created by the Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP), which tells the true-to-life stories of foster youth in order to create greater understanding of the U.S. child welfare system. Read More

FERC Into FREC Campaign

Beyond Extreme Energy

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

The FERC Into FREC Campaign, aims to replace the corrupt Federal Energy Regulatory Commission with a Federal RENEWABLE Energy Commission as part of the Green New Deal. We went on a roadshow through impacted communities screening our film FERC Doesn't Work and created a new film about FREC! Read More

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