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Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Melrose, MA 02176-3933)
Jon Roger Dunham (Project Director: August 2021 to present)
The Library of Darkness

Production of a sixty-minute documentary film following a team of computer scientists as they image 2,000-year-old papyrus scrolls from Herculaneum.

A feature-length documentary film following computer scientist Dr. Brent Seales and his Digital Restoration Initiative team of the University of Kentucky as they image the more than 2,000 year old papyrus scrolls found at the ancient city of Herculaneum, destroyed along with Pompei by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.

Project fields:
Classical History

Media Projects Production

Public Programs

$500,000 (approved)
$500,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2022 – 2/29/2024