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Program: Media Projects Development*
Date range: 2015-2018
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TD-256070-17

International Documentary Association (Los Angeles, CA 90010-2207)
Trisha Ziff (Project Director: January 2017 to present)

Oaxacalifornia: The Return

The development of a script for a 90-minute documentary film that would explore the lives of a family of Mexican immigrants living in Fresno, California.

Project fields:
Cultural Anthropology; Latin American Studies

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$48,153 (approved)
$48,153 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


TD-256096-17

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Melrose, MA 02176-3933)
Kathryn P. Dietz (Project Director: January 2017 to present)

Cartooning America: The Fleischer Brothers Story

Development of a script for a feature-length documentary on the Fleischer brothers, a family of artists and producers who transformed the aesthetics and business of animation.

Project fields:
Film History and Criticism; Media Studies

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
8/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


TD-256254-17

Women Make Movies, Inc. (New York, NY 10001-5059)
Stephanie Black (Project Director: January 2017 to present)

Jamaica Kincaid Documentary

Development of an 86-minute documentary film on the life and accomplishments of Jamaica Kincaid, an Antiguan-born novelist and poet.

Project fields:
Cultural History; Literature, Other; Public History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
10/1/2017 – 4/30/2019


TD-256275-17

Inside Out Media (Oakland, CA 94610-1839)
Marc Shaffer (Project Director: January 2017 to present)

Splitting the Second: The Brilliant, Eccentric Life of Eadweard Muybridge

Scripting of a 90-minute documentary exploring the life and legacy of 19th-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge.

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Project fields:
American Studies; Cultural History; Film History and Criticism

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
9/1/2017 – 8/31/2018


TD-256288-17

Center for Independent Documentary, Inc. (Boston, MA 02135-1032)
Sara Bolder (Project Director: January 2017 to present)

Crip Camp: A Documentary

Scripting of a 90-minute documentary that chronicles the 1960s and early 1970s summer camp experience of teens with disabilities and follows the lives of several campers, some of whom became lifelong civil rights advocates for people with disabilities.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
8/1/2017 – 3/31/2018


TD-253976-17

Women Make Movies, Inc. (New York, NY 10001-5059)
Grace Raso (Project Director: August 2016 to present)

Diego & Frida in Detroit

No project description available

Project fields:
Arts, Other; Cultural History; Labor History

Program:
Media Projects Development

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$65,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2017 – 12/31/2018


TD-247967-16

International Documentary Association (Los Angeles, CA 90010-2207)
David Zeiger (Project Director: August 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-234884-16

New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8301)
David Scott Pultz (Project Director: July 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 Maurice Jelks (Project Director: August 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 – 7/31/2017


TD-235104-16

Southern Documentary Fund (Durham, NC 27702-3622)
Ashley Blair York (Project Director: August 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-230733-16

International Documentary Association (Los Angeles, CA 90010-2207)
Joseph Angier (Project Director: January 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 – 8/31/2017


TD-250065-16

Catticus Corporation (Berkeley, CA 94710-2597)
Jason Cohn (Project Director: January 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 – 7/31/2018


TD-250107-16

Documentary Educational Resources (Watertown, MA 02472-2554)
Margo Guernsey (Project Director: January 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 – 12/31/2017


TD-250108-16

Women in Film & Video, Inc. (Washington, DC 20016-1851)
Leola Calzolai-Stewart (Project Director: January 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: January 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 – 12/31/2019


TD-228339-15

New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8301)
Oren D. Rudavsky (Project Director: August 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: August 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-233990-15

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Robert C. Vaughan (Project Director: May 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