Grantee tags film

Five Flights Up

Schlesinger, Toni

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A reporter sets out to write the greatest book in the world about how people live and survive, visiting them in their homes which consistently embody their character and longings and state of being. Her journey is a mirror of the complexity of the 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

PUBLIC HEARING

Kienitz Wilkins, James N.

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

A public hearing in close-up. Read More

Night Sky

Alison

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Two girls search for help after their car breaks down in the desert and discover portals to other dimensions, sound chambers and the magic of wanderlust. Read More

Girl Model

Carnivalesque Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

GIRL MODEL documents a complex supply chain between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S. within the modeling industry. The story is told through the eyes of the scout and a 13 year-old model. Read More

I Said I Would Never Paint This Way Again

Lowdown Entertainment

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

I SAID I WOULD NEVER PAINT THIS WAY AGAIN is a documentary that tells the story of five American Indian artists, the Urban Indian 5 (UI5), and their unique partnership through art. Read More

Musical for Women

ML Droz / Ayil Arts

Year Grant Awarded: 2009

In accordance with the values of Jewish tradition, this production accommodates Sabbath laws and the need for women-only performance setting. The original script with music follows the lives and struggles of 7 women in the orthodox Jewish community. Read More

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