Network Media

A selection of media created and / or supported by funders to drive social change. We’re happy to receive submissions. To submit media projects please email info@mediafunders.org with details.

Freedom Riders

Funded by: Liberty Mutual, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Freedom Riders is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives — and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment — for simply traveling together on buses and trains Read more

Bully

Funded by: BeCause Foundation, Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, Fledgling Fund, the National Center for Learning Disabilities, NoVo Foundation, Sundance, The Vered Foundation

Over 13 million American kids are bullied each year, making it the most common form of violence experienced by young people. Bully brings human scale to this startling statistic, offering an intimate, unflinching look at how bullying has touched five kids and their families. Read more

Through A Lens Darkly

Funded by: Ford Foundation, Fledging Fund, Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, Sundance Documentary Fund

Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People is a feature length, documentary and multimedia outreach project Read more

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow is a stunning account of the rebirth of a caste-like system in the United States, one that has resulted in millions of African Americans locked behind bars and then relegated to a permanent second-class status — denied the very rights supposedly won in the Civil Rights Movement. Read more

Land of Opportunity

Funded by: Arte, Ford Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Chicken and Egg Pictures, Rockefeller Foundation

Land of Opportunity asks the question: What kind of cities do we want to inhabit in the 21st century? Through the eyes of urban planners, displaced residents, immigrant workers, developers, community activists, artists and public housing residents this question is asked, answered and asked again. Read more

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