Grantees All Years

2nd Annual Juneteenth Festival of New Plays in NYC!

Juneteenth Legacy Theatre

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Juneteenth Legacy Theatre, a 2010 AUDELCO award winner, presented seven one-acts about the black experience as a lunchtime reading series at the Workshop Theatre’s Jewel Theater in Midtown Manhattan, May 16-20, 2012. Read More

Say Grace Before Drowning

Jusu, Nikyatu

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

SGBD 17 mins, HD. After meeting her African Refugee mother for the first time in six years, 8 year old Hawa is forced to coexist with a woman teetering on the brink of insanity. Read More

Walkkiing from Rumania

Kahn, Barbara

Year Grant Awarded: 2009

Walking from Rumania set in 1899, was inspired by women-only groups of “fusgeyers” (pedestrians) who walked from Rumania to escape discrimination. Read More

Verzet Amsterdam [Resistance Amsterdam]

Kahn, Barbara

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Verzet Amsterdam [Resistance Amsterdam] is the true story of the valiant Dutch artists in World War II occupied Amsterdam who banded together to resist fascism and protect Jews from deportation and death. When their first efforts faced exposure, they planned a more decisive and violent action. Read More

Nikolai Gogol’s 2016 Election Bonanza and End-Times Hullabaloo

Kaitlen Osburn / Vacation Mother

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

The Vacation Mother trio brought an evening of camaraderie, live election results, and sketch comedy inspired by Nikolai Gogol's "The Nose" and the campaign season that was to small-town California on election night 2016. Read More

Oleander

Kate Hackett

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Oleander" is a short film about a sex-positive teenage YouTuber who starts a social media war against her abstinence program. It stars Emily Robinson (Eighth Grade), Peri Gilpin (Frasier), and Jennifer Lafleur (Room 104). It premiered in 2019 at the Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival. 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

Sharon Katz & The Peace Train

Katz, Sharon

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Sharon Katz and her colleagueWendy Quick, ran workshops in Teaneck Middle and High Schools in 2012 to encourage children to resolve their conflicts peacefully. The workshops culminated in a performance at the Puffin showcasing the childrens' talents Read More

The Good Earth Project (2014)

Kerpel, Jon

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This project is dedicated to all the life-giving organisms that support our planet & are indispensable to our survival. With my art form I hope to raise awareness of environmental challenges & engage people in a dialogue that encourages stewardship. Read More

Quarry Project

Kiboko Projects, Inc

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

The Quarry Project is an ongoing storytelling and documentary project about the men, women and children workers of Kaathani village, Kenya. Read More

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