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Katahdin Foundation (Berkeley, CA 94710-1713)
Dyanna Taylor (Project Director: January 2011 to present)

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Production of a 90-minute documentary film on the life of renowned documentary photographer, Dorothea Lange.

Katahdin Foundation, Inc. requests support for the production of a 90-minute documentary film, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, on the life of the renowned documentary photographer, best known for her iconic image Migrant Mother. The story of Lange???s life will serve as a narrative thread to explore crucial moments in American history ??? the Great Depression, World War II and postwar America ??? as well as the development of photography as a record of history in the making.

Project fields:
Arts, General

America's Media Makers: Production Grants

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$550,000 (approved)
$550,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014