Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grants 18 Projects

Stories from BIPOC and Women Directors Are Focus of Unrestricted Support The Sundance Institute announced the latest cohort of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grantees. A total of $590,000 in unrestricted grant support has been provided to 18 projects in various stages including five in development, eight in production, and five in post-production. Grants are made…

A Vocabulary of Essential Terms for Universal Understanding

By Vernon Nickerson Add Addition More More than Multiply Multiplication Logs Logarithms Subtract subtraction Less Less than Inequality Divide Division Equal Equals Equality From here we get to Calculus, Quantum Physics, and the mathematics of Star Trek, MCU, and DCU; to infinity and beyond. (S),where (s) equals silence and silence comes before sound. Sound is…

First Abject Allocated To Two Collections Under Acceptance In Lieu – National Gallery and Barber Institute of Fine Arts Acquire Lovis Corinth Portrait

A painting by the German artist Lovis Corinth (1858–1925) has been allocated in lieu of tax jointly to the National Gallery, London, and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham. The first object under the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme to have been allocated to more than one museum or collection, the picture will be displayed…

“They Still Want To Kill Us”

By Daniel Roumain Greenwood Black Wall StreetBlack OilGreen Money A young manMr. RowlandA younger womanMs. PageStumbled upon one anotherIn that elevator everything changed May 31, 192118 hoursA white mobEngulfed with white rage Burn it downBurn it all downA white man runnin’ with red blood on his hands Bring it downBring it all downA school, the…

Capital One City Parks Foundation Summer Stage Anywhere Presents the World Premiere of “They Still Want to Kill Us”in conjunction with Arts Organizations from around the Country

An Uncensored Aria performed and composed by Daniel Bernard Roumain Featuring mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges and directed by multimedia artist Yoram Savion Commemorating centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and marking one year since the murder of George Floyd Premiering May 25, 8PM ET at SummerStageAnywhere.org Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere is proud…

“Girl In The Forest”

By Stephan Pisko As she strolls over trembling twigs – floating and flaunting the sweet smell of cedars – Like a gaming gazelle she stops suddenly but only shortly on the carpet like floor to soak up the warm wild wind she captures – The fragrance of the day charms the night but nothing more…

Symphony of Images

By Stephan Pisko Masterpieces of melody dancing diva-like within fluid motions of free space pouring inwardly and outwardly perpetually untouched but seemingly serenaded as the whirl of the dervish transcends beyond physical form dripping the unexplainable essence sauteing the senses hypnotically within an otherworldly trance.

Come Birds To My balcony

By Sandeep Mangeram Agarwal Hey birds you go around dancing in the flock Hither and thither you roam around with chirping sounds on each block Let we go together to the flight of joy I know to fly too And my flying is as incredible as you We shall sing the songs in praise of…

AXS FILM FUND LAUNCHES WITH A COMMITMENT TO ENSURING CREATORS OF COLOR WITH DISABILITIES HAVE THEIR VOICES HEARD

Grants of up to $10,000 Per Project Starting in 2021 AXS Film Fund was founded to support documentary filmmakers and non-fiction new media creators of color with disabilities. AXS Film Fund seeks to bring visibility to this underrepresented community of creators by intervening and providing opportunities that they may not otherwise have with mainstream funding…

Calling All High School Songwriters!

The National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing are accepting submissions to the 2021 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge This national contest is for high school students with a passion for writing songs that could be part of a musical theater production and the wide range of musical styles represented in contemporary musicals.…

“SOFTIE”: For God, for Kenya, and for Family- Boniface Mwangi’s story aims for NO ONE Left Behind

By Vernon Nickerson From writer/director Sam Soko comes a powerful documentary of an underdog/longshot Kenyan political candidate that is anything but soft. The hero of “Softie”, photojournalist-cum-candidate for prime minister Boniface Mwangi may be soft-spoken, but his actions are bold, loud, and in-your-face. In a nation-state that has known continuous internal conflict since the fifth…

Wishing You A Wonderful Season Of Spring

If spring came but once a century instead of once a year, or burst forth with the sound of an earthquake and not in silence, what wonder and expectation there would be in all hearts to behold the miraculous change. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow There are always flowers of hope all around us to reminding us…