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Program: Media Projects Development*
Date range: 2013-2016
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TD-234884-16

New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8301)
David Pultz (Project Director: 07/24/2015 to present)

The Bones Speak

Development of a 55-minute documentary about the role of New York City’s Spring Street Church in the abolitionist movement and about the lives of its congregants.

Project fields:
Archaeology

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2016 – 11/30/2016


TD-235038-16

Lawrence Arts Center (Lawrence, KS 66044-3042)
Randal Jelks (Project Director: 08/12/2015 to present)

I, Too, Sing America: Langston Hughes Unfurled

Development of a two-part, 100-minute documentary about Langston Hughes’s life and art.

Project fields:
African American History; African American Studies; American Literature

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2016 – 3/31/2017


TD-235104-16

Southern Documentary Fund (Durham, NC 27702-3622)
Ashley York (Project Director: 08/12/2015 to present)

A History of Rural Appalachian Culture

Development of a feature-length documentary film focusing on media portrayals of American mountain and rural populations over the past one hundred years.

Project fields:
Film History and Criticism; History, General; Rural Studies

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 9/30/2016


TD-247967-16

International Documentary Association (Los Angeles, CA 90010-2207)
David Zeiger (Project Director: 08/18/2015 to present)

Rebels, Wackos, and Bums...The Student Revolt of the Nineteen Sixties

Development of a feature-length documentary about the student movement of the 1960s.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2016 – 10/31/2016


TD-250065-16

Catticus Corporation (Berkeley, CA 94710-2597)
Jason Cohn (Project Director: 01/11/2016 to present)

Modernism Inc.

Development of a one-hour documentary film that examines the life and work of architect and industrial designer Eliot Noyes.

Project fields:
Architecture; Cultural History; U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2016 – 6/30/2017


TD-250107-16

Documentary Educational Resources (Watertown, MA 02472-2554)
Margo Guernsey (Project Director: 01/13/2016 to present)

The Price of Survival: A Documentary Film About Pauli Murray

Development of a one-hour documentary film script on the life, work, and historical impact of civil rights activist Pauli Murray.

Project fields:
African American History; American Studies; Women's History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2016 – 7/31/2017


TD-250108-16

Women in Film & Video, Inc. (Washington, DC 20017-2546)
Leola Calzolai Stewart (Project Director: 01/13/2016 to present)

Black Diplomacy

Development of a one-hour documentary about the contributions of African American diplomats during the Cold War.

Project fields:
African American History; Diplomatic History; U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 8/1/2017


TD-250122-16

Minnesota Public Radio (St. Paul, MN 55101-2217)
Stephen Smith (Project Director: 01/13/2016 to present)

Soldiers for Peace

Development of a one-hour radio documentary, a website, and public programs exploring the antiwar movement among Vietnam War soldiers and veterans during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Project fields:
Journalism; Military History; U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$75,000 (approved)
$32,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2016 – 8/31/2017


TD-228339-15

New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8301)
Oren Rudavsky (Project Director: 08/08/2014 to present)

Joseph Pulitzer: A Voice of the People

The development of a 90-minute television documentary that examines the career of publisher Joseph Pulitzer and the emergence of modern mass media in late 19th- and early 20th-century America.

Project fields:
Journalism

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2015 – 10/31/2015


TD-228514-15

Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. (Berkeley, CA 94710-3104)
Rick Tejada Flores (Project Director: 08/13/2014 to present)

Unspeakable: The Life of Junius Wilson

Development of a 60-minute documentary on Junius Wilson (1908-2001), a deaf African American man from North Carolina who was convicted of attempted rape and spent most of his life institutionalized.

Project fields:
African American History; U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2016 – 3/31/2017


TD-230733-16

International Documentary Association (Los Angeles, CA 90010-2207)
Joseph Angier (Project Director: 01/14/2015 to present)

Lives in Vengeance: The True Story of the Searchers

Development of a 90-minute documentary about the making of the classic 1956 film, The Searchers, and the historical events that inspired it.

Project fields:
Film History and Criticism; Native American Studies; U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/2016 – 9/30/2016


TD-233990-15

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Robert Vaughan (Project Director: 05/09/2015 to present)

Gone to Vietnam: Personal Chronicles of Veterans

No project description available

Project fields:

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2015 – 7/31/2016


TD-50688-14

GWETA, Inc. (Arlington, VA 22206-3440)
Jeff Bieber (Project Director: 01/10/2014 to present)

The Asian Americans

Development of a four-hour documentary film series about Asian Americans in the United States from the mid-19th century to the present.

Project fields:
Asian American Studies

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$75,000 (approved)
$75,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2014 – 8/31/2015


TD-50689-14

GWETA, Inc. (Arlington, VA 22206-3440)
Susan Mills (Project Director: 01/10/2014 to 02/19/2015)
James Corbley (Project Director: 02/20/2015 to present)

Rosalynn Carter: Political Partner

Development of a one-hour television documentary on the life and impact of former first lady Rosalynn Carter as part of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions' "Modern First Ladies" series.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$60,000 (approved)
$60,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2014 – 12/31/2014