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Media Process Educational Films (Chicago, IL 60607-1901)
Starr Sutherland (Project Director: January 2019 to present)
City Lights

Development of a one-hour documentary on San Francisco’s City Lights Bookstore and the poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born 1919).

This is a request for $75,000 to research and script a one-hour documentary on City Lights Bookstore and Book Publishing. The iconic bookstore in San Francisco is best known as home of The Beats, but its enduring legacy has been a 65-year commitment to publishing and promoting progressive ideas that foster a more humane culture.

Project fields:
Cultural History; Journalism

Media Projects Development

Public Programs

$75,000 (approved)
$75,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2019 – 12/31/2019