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Good Luck with the Sun

Steinke, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

"Good Luck with the Sun" is a photographic project that focuses on the sun as the main subject in order to explore the complexity of the natural world and the physical and psychological impact of our greatest energy source. 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

Be A Mentor / Sea Un Mentor

Cathrine Lee, James E Sanders, Jr

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

This short documentary video intends to recruit volunteer mentors for a bilingual public school. Beacon Hill Academy serves a 98% Hispanic student body, most of whom enter ‘at-risk’ for dropping out. Mentors’ personal attention counteracts insecurities that cause these kids’ poor school performance. Read More

The Mischlinge Exposé

Carolyn Enger

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Through music and film, Carolyn Enger's Mischlinge Exposé paints a complex portrait of one of the greatest tragedies in the modern era and its continued relevance to our current historical moment. Read More

The Wish Horse

Ford, Lisa

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Wish Horse is a short narrative film about an important social issue: the effects on children when a parent has a mental illness. Read More

The Loneliest

Mehrel, Lilian

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Go 'behind-the-scenes' of British nature show Ocean Discovery in this comic mockumentary short film: Violet (a wry camera-girl) Ingrid (a passionate marine biologist) look for the loneliest whale (with a voice too high for other whales to hear.) Read More

“If I Had a Trillion Dollars” Youth Film Festival

American Friends Service Committee - IHTD Film Festival

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The "If I Had A Trillion Dollars" youth film festival asks youth ages 23 years old and younger, “If YOU had the power to choose, how would you spend 1 trillion dollars? What could that money do for your family, for your community?" Read More

Crossing Paths

Wilson, Tona

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Crossing Paths is a four-channel stop-action animated video in which figures emerge from “clippings” from newspapers and other documents that deal with immigration and migration, and interact with one another across four screens. Read More

“The Life and Times of a Coral Polyp”

St. John School of the Arts

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

KICK IT! (Kids Impacting and Connecting with Kids through Informative Technology) offers children ages 9 – 17 a three-week summer intensive program that teaches children how to make a video while promoting an important message. Read More

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

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