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GN-50618-05

Unity Productions Foundation (Santa Cruz, CA 95062)
Alexander Kronemer (Project Director: November 2004 to present)

Prince Among Slaves

Production of a 90-minute film about Abdul Rahman bin Ibrahima Sori, an African prince who was captured in battle in 1787, sold into slavery, shipped to Mississippi, and, 40 years later, freed and sent back to Africa.

A 90 minute documentary for PBS that tells the true story of an African Prince sold into slavery in the American South.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Media, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$650,000 (approved)
$650,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2005 – 2/29/2008