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Program: Media Projects Development*
Date range: 2010-2012
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AS220 (Providence, RI 02903-1848)
Umberto Crenca
TD-50427-12
Action Speaks! Underappreciated Dates that Changed America

Development of a multiformat expansion of an existing radio series that brings scholars and the public together via live, moderated public events, to discuss "underappreciated" events in American history.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $75,000
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 12/31/2012

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1135)
JulieHera DeStefano
TD-50442-12
Journey to Normal: Women of War Come Home

Development of a script for a 90-minute documentary film and interactive website featuring a searchable database of interviews with female U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, an online community discussion forum, and a story-sharing tool.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $75,000
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 10/31/2013

Catticus Corporation (Berkeley, CA 94710)
Richard L. Wormser
TD-50460-12
American Reds: The Failed Revolution, 1920-1956

Development of a 90-minute film and website exploring the history of the rise and fall of the Communist Party, USA.

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Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $75,000
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 7/31/2013

Language Conservancy (Bloomington, IN 47404-2008)
Wilhelm Meya
TD-50484-12
Rising Voices/Hothaninpi

Development of a 90-minute documentary film and website that examines Native American language loss and revival.

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $60,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 3/31/2013

Women Make Movies, Inc. (New York, NY 10001-5059)
Laurie C. Coyle
TD-50491-12
Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno

Development of a 60-minute documentary film and design of an accompanying website on Maria Moreno, a California labor activist who worked to organize migrant farm workers 50 years ago.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $60,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Arts Engine, Inc. (New York, NY 10011)
Curtis Cleland Ellis
TD-50268-11
The Search for General Tso

Development of an 83-minute documentary film and related materials that would use the history of the popular dish, General Tso's chicken, to examine broader issues in Chinese and American history.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $39,779
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Center for Independent Documentary (Sharon, MA 02067-2868)
Eric K. Stange
TD-50322-11
The Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe

Development of a two-hour film biography of Edgar Allan Poe, a related website, and curriculum materials.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $60,000
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 7/31/2012

OUR L.A. (Los Angeles, CA 90027-4655)
Lyn Goldfarb
TD-50324-11
Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race

Development of a 90-minute film documentary about former Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $50,000
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 12/31/2011

Old Stone House of Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY 11215-0613)
Karen G. Thorsen
TD-50349-11
Thomas Paine: Voice of the Revolution

Development of a 90-minute documentary exploring the life and career of Revolutionary-era political author Thomas Paine, an accompanying website, a traveling museum exhibition, and public programming.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $60,000
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

Center for Independent Documentary (Sharon, MA 02067-2868)
Arwen Curry
TD-50406-11
Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Scripting and development of a 90-minute documentary film exploring the life and ideas of the science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $60,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Global Village Media (New York, NY 10025-3395)
Dominique Lasseur
TD-50416-11
Getting the Vote

Development of a two-hour television documentary that will explore voting rights in America and how they grew from the privilege of a minority to become near universal by the end of the 20th century.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $70,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Center for Independent Documentary (Sharon, MA 02067-2868)
Christine Herbes-Sommers
TD-50102-10
Mysticism and Monotheism

Scripting for a two-hour television broadcast and companion website on mystical practice and its contemporary role in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Project fields: Comparative Religion
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $65,000
Grant period: 2/1/2010 – 8/31/2010

Center for Independent Documentary (Sharon, MA 02067-2868)
Nancy D. Kates
TD-50122-10
Regarding Susan Sontag

Development of a feature-length documentary about Susan Sontag's life and work.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $50,000
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 3/31/2011

Firelight Media, Inc. (New York, NY 10031)
Stanley Nelson
TD-50132-10
Faith in Education

Development of a two-hour documentary on the emergence and rise of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States.

Project fields: Film History and Criticism
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $40,000
Grant period: 5/1/2010 – 10/31/2010

Bowery Arts & Science, Ltd. (New York, NY 10012-2861)
Robert S. Levi
TD-50158-10
Hank Jones: Last Man Playing

Development of a television documentary about jazz musician Hank Jones.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $50,000
Grant period: 5/1/2010 – 5/31/2012

Documentary Educational Resources, Inc. (Watertown, MA 02472-2554)
David Lebrun
TD-50194-10
The Royal Cup

Development of an hour-long documentary film on ancient Maya pottery and the ethics of studying and collecting objects that may have been looted.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $50,000
Grant period: 6/1/2010 – 12/31/2010

Chicago Architecture Foundation (Chicago, IL 60604-2527)
Gregory K. Dreicer
TD-50195-10
One Nation, Under Construction

Development of 15 programs for a new one-hour, internet-based radio show providing diverse perspectives on American architecture, cities, and urban infrastructure.

Project fields: Architecture
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $40,000
Grant period: 5/1/2010 – 6/30/2011

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Ben Loeterman
TD-50215-10
Murder, Bribery, and Clarence Darrow: The Bombing of the Los Angeles Times

Development of a 90-minute documentary film about the 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times building and the bombing's aftermath, including the trial of two union activists for murder and the trial of attorney Clarence Darrow for jury tampering.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $75,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 6/30/2011

Western New York Public Broadcasting Association (Buffalo, NY 14240-1263)
John Grant
TD-50218-10
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America

Development of a 90-minute documentary exploring the life and career of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, an accompanying website, and a four-part radio series.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $65,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 1/31/2011

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Waltham, MA 02453-0429)
Laurie Kahn
TD-50256-10
The Popular Romance Project: Exploring the Romance Novel from Multiple Perspectives Across Time and Culture

Final planning and scripting for a film, a symposium, and reading and discussion programs on how romance literature reflects universal themes of courtship, love, and intimacy.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $48,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 2/29/2012

Kitchen Sisters Productions (San Francisco, CA 94133-5107)
Nikki Silva
TD-50271-10
Hidden Kitchens World

Development of 12 seven-minute radio segments, two hour-long radio specials, twelve podcasts and an interactive website that explore life and culture through food across the globe.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $75,000
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Andrew H. Wyndham
TD-50301-10
BackStory with the American History Guys Chairman's Grant

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Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Media Projects Development
Division: Public Programs
Total amount awarded: $30,000
Grant period: 6/1/2010 – 3/31/2011

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