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Funding for Film, Radio, and New Media: California Documentary Project Grant Deadline October 15

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes, Project Director of Sonic Trace

The 2014 California Documentary Project grant application deadline is coming right up! Interested in applying? Grant guidelines, application materials, and a list of previously supported projects are available here. The California Documentary Project is a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California …

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California Read is On

Hundreds of activities — reading and discussion programs, author talks, oral history collection, story-sharing projects, art-making activities, community forums and dialogues, presentations and panel discussions, film screening, and civic engagement and community service projects to support veterans and their families are taking place across the state this fall at libraries, …

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Film Celebrates Murals of San Francisco Mission District

Thirty years ago, 34 artists painted 26 murals in the Mission District’s Balmy Alley, a ‘grandmother alley’ of the many mural alleys in San Francisco, to express their opposition to U.S. intervention in Central America and to celebrate Mission Culture and Identity. They called themselves the PLACA Collective (PLACA signifies …

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