Tag Archives: MacArthur Foundation

The Supreme Price

Funded by: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation/Just Films, ITVS, the Tribeca Gucci Spotlighting Women Documentary Award, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Women Make Movies and IFP Spotlight on Documentaries

The Supreme Price is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Read more

The Homestretch

Funded by: The MacArthur Foundation, Sundance Institute, Fledgling Fund, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Chicago Community Trust, Polk Bros. Foundation, Pierce Family Foundation

The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Read more

Latino USA

Funded by: MacArthur Foundation

Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-focused program on radio. Read more

American Arab

Funded by: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation

In Kartemquin’s American Arab, Iraqi-born Director Usama Alshaibi takes a provocative look at the contradictions of Arab identity in post 9/11 America, weaving his own life’s journey and “coming-of-Arab” experiences into the life stories of several diverse characters. Exploring the values, passions, and hopes of his fellow Arab-Americans, Usama tries to make peace with his conflicted chosen homeland. Read more

Reinvention Stories

Funded by: MacArthur, Wyncote, National Endowment for the Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Yellow Springs Community Foundation, Sundance, Chicken & Egg Pictures

REINVENTION STORIES is an experiment in bringing real life documentary stories into the potential of an interactive environment. Read more


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