Grantees All Genres

Bones of Contention

Weiss, Andrea

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Bones of Contention is the first nonfiction feature film to explore the theme of historical memory in Spain, focusing on the repression of lesbians and gays during the Franco dictatorship.

Death Wings Project

Welden, Bess

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Death Wings Project is a web of visual and performing arts offering that promoted open dialogue and community art-making about grief and loss.

EcoReport

WFHB Community Radio

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues. One story focused on the life-cycle of bees, role of the Queen, honey production, and colony collapse disorder, etc.

Agua, Vida y Tierra

What Will the Neighbors Say?

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

"Agua, Vida y Tierra" is a bilingual multimedia documentary theatre piece about Puerto Rico and the colonial relationship between the island and the United States.

Whole Children Radio Hour

Whole Children

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Whole Children, which has been serving children with special needs for 9 years, is launching a radio-production class that will teach teens and young adults with developmental disabilities to create and produce a regular weekly radio show.

Hero How To

Wi-Moto Nyoka

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A series of twenty to thirty Webisodes will culminate into a staged motion comic with new works by the Hip Hop collective Community Education. The project brings the motion comic to life, merging its digital avatar with a live production.

The Sebastopol Siege

Wilcox, Mimi

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

On the night of March 2nd, 1973, Michaela Madden, a recently widowed mother of 5, was held hostage for 8 hours in her rural California home­ — and subsequently vilified by her community. A documentary film.

Perform La Femme

Wilkerson, Angilee

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Perform La Femme features the self-portraits of Jana Perez and Angilee Wilkerson. The artists enact roles; performing in partnership to create a stage where cultural ideals are deconstructed and experiential knowledge of female identity is empowered.

Prison Arts Project

William James Association

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

WJA's Prison Arts Project is dedicated to providing hands-on fine arts to prisoners. Participation in the arts has been proven to significantly and positively effect self-esteem, discipline, social skills and potential for success outside of prison.

SOSÚA: MAKE A BETTER WORLD

Willow Pond Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The story of Jewish and Dominican teenagers in New York City’s Washington Heights, who together with the legendary theater director Liz Swados, put on a musical about the Dominican Republic's rescue of 800 Jews from Hitler’s Germany.