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September 2017

Grantseeker Workshop for California Documentary Project Grant

September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Visual Communications, 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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LOS ANGELES-- California Humanities offers free informational grant workshops and an online webinar on how to apply to the 2017 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. Are you considering applying to the 2017 California Documentary Project grant with a film, audio or digital media project? Do you have questions about writing the proposal, filling out the budget form or submitting work samples? Or do you want to know more about humanities advisors and what we mean by approaching subjects from…

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SAN DIEGO–Grantseeker Workshop for California Documentary Project Grant

September 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Media Art Center San Diego, 2921 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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SAN DIEGO--  California Humanities offers free informational grant workshops and an online webinar on how to apply to the 2017 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. Are you considering applying to the 2017 California Documentary Project grant with a film, audio or digital media project? Do you have questions about writing the proposal, filling out the budget form or submitting work samples? Or do you want to know more about humanities advisors and what we mean by approaching subjects from…

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LOS ANGELES– Grantseeker Workshop for California Documentary Project Grant

September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
International Documentary Association, 3470 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 980
Los Angeles, CA United States
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LOS ANGELES--  California Humanities offers free informational grant workshops and an online webinar on how to apply to the 2017 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. Are you considering applying to the 2017 California Documentary Project grant with a film, audio or digital media project? Do you have questions about writing the proposal, filling out the budget form or submitting work samples? Or do you want to know more about humanities advisors and what we mean by approaching subjects from…

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Grantseeker Webinar for California Documentary Project Grant

September 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm
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ONLINE--California Humanities offers free informational grant workshops and an online webinar on how to apply to the 2017 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. Are you considering applying to the 2017 California Documentary Project grant with a film, audio or digital media project? Do you have questions about writing the proposal, filling out the budget form or submitting work samples? Or do you want to know more about humanities advisors and what we mean by approaching subjects from a humanities…

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SAN FRANCISCO– Grantseeker Workshop for California Documentary Project Grant

September 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Mechanic’s Institute, 57 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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SAN FRANCISCO-- California Humanities offers free informational grant workshops and an online webinar on how to apply to the 2017 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant program. Are you considering applying to the 2017 California Documentary Project grant with a film, audio or digital media project? Do you have questions about writing the proposal, filling out the budget form or submitting work samples? Or do you want to know more about humanities advisors and what we mean by approaching subjects from a…

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OAKLAND– RYSE Art Exhibit Closing Reception and Youth Performances

September 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
California Humanities Oakland Office, 538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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OAKLAND-- California Humanities invites you to the closing reception of RYSE: Richmond Youth Raise Their Voice Art Exhibit at California Humanities Oakland Office as part of our rotating exhibit space "Art of Storytelling." Read blog post by Rasheed Shabazz, former Director of Media, Arts & Culture at the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond, about the exhibit.

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October 2017

OAKLAND– Pictures from the Field, Opening Reception of Mimi Plumb’s Photographs at California Humanities’ Oakland Office

October 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
California Humanities Oakland Office, 538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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OAKLAND-- Join California Humanities for the opening reception of the newest installation in our The Art of Storytelling exhibit series. It was the summer of 1975 when a group of farmworkers joined Cesar Chavez in a 1,000 mile march from the U.S.-Mexican border through the Salinas Valley to gather support for the United Farmworkers Union. Intrigued by this historic journey, Mimi Plumb reached for her 35mm camera and set off to document the march, the first farmworker elections, and everyone in-between.

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December 2017

ONLINE– HUMANITIES FOR ALL PROJECT GRANT APPLICATION WEBINAR

December 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm
Free

Join us for an informational session about the upcoming Humanities for All Project grant application deadline (February 1, 2018). The webinar will be recorded and made available to all registrants, as well as on our Humanities for All webpage. Please review the grant guidelines and application instructions, budget form, and FAQ in advance. These are now available as of early December 2017. We look forward to answering your questions! Register here.

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January 2018

ONLINE– HUMANITIES FOR ALL QUICK GRANT APPLICATION WEBINAR

January 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Free

Join us for an informational session about the upcoming Humanities for All Quick Grants application deadline February 15, 2018. The webinar will be recorded and made available to all registrants, as well as on our website at http://calhum.org/funding-opportunities/humanities-for-all/ We look forward to answering your questions! Register here.  

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February 2018

DEADLINE– Humanities for All Project Grant Application Deadline

February 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Free

ONLINE-- Humanities for All Project Grant Deadline is today, February 1, 2018 at 5pm.

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DEADLINE– Humanities for All Quick Grant Application Deadline

February 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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ONLINE-- Humanities for All Quick Grant Deadline is February 15, 2018 at 5pm.

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REDDING- California Humanities Grantseeker Workshop at the Shasta Regional Community Foundation

February 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm
Shasta Regional Community Foundation, 1335 Arboretum Drive, Suite B
Redding, CA 96003 United States
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REDDING-- California Humanities and Shasta Regional Community Foundation invite you to attend a free informational session about funding opportunities for humanities programming in Redding on Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm hosted by the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. Program staff will give an overview of our current grant programs: Humanities For All grants(Quick Grants and Project Grants),  California Documentary Project grants and the Library Innovation Lab Grants Program. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other colleagues, get answers about questions, and…

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March 2018

OAKLAND– Closing Reception Panel for Pictures from the Field Photography Exhibit at California Humanities

March 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
California Humanities Oakland Office, 538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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OAKLAND--Join us on Thursday, March 29th for a very special closing reception for “Pictures from the Field”, where we will honor Cesar Chavez and the known and unknown labor movement activists. The evening will include remarks from the photographer Mimi Plumb and a panel conversation with filmmaker Laurie Coyle – the director of the recently released Adios Amor, a documentary film about the search for Maria Moreno, a tenacious heroine of California’s migrant farm workers – and Albertina Zarazúa Padilla, born to a farm worker family in Monterey and now a curator and workshop facilitator for MiHistoria Story Archive.

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April 2018

SAN DIEGO– On Immigration and Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario

April 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue CA 92114 United States + Google Map
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SAN DIEGO-- Join us for a panel On Immigration and Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario, a free public event features a conversation between Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and author Sonia Nazario and founder of Studiotobe Joaquin Alvarado on April 11 from 6-8:30 pm at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. Please register here. Nazario won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for her six-part series Enrique’s Journey, now a best-selling book, about the experiences of Latin American children who…

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May 2018

WEBINAR– Humanities for All Quick Grant Application Webinar by California Humanities

May 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

WEBINAR-- Join us for a Humanities for All Quick Grant Application Webinar on Tuesday, May 15th 12pm-1pm. Register here. The next Humanities for All Quick Grant deadline will be June 15, 2018. New guidelines will be available on May 4th on the Humanities for All webpage  which will include the application link and other materials for the June 15th deadline for you to review before the application webinar. We look forward to answering your questions! The webinar will be recorded and made available to all…

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OAKLAND– WordsUncaged: Voices from inside Lancaster Prison, Exhibit Opening at California Humanities

May 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
California Humanities Oakland Office, 538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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The Art of Storytelling exhibit series celebrates California's rich cultural and artistic histories and dynamic changing demographics. Multi-generational storytelling and testimonials articulated in this exhibit through a variety of visual media. We launched this exhibit series in August 2016 in celebration of our first year in historic Swan's Market in Oakland. WordsUncaged: Voices from inside Lancaster Prison Our next Art of Storytelling exhibit features WordsUncaged, a project envisioned California State University, Los Angeles professor Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy and funded by…

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July 2018

CORONA– California Humanities & NEH Joint Grantseeker Workshop in Riverside County

July 16, 2018 @ 1:30 pm3:30 pm
Home Gardens Library, 3785 Neece Street
Corona, CA 92879 United States
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CORONA--California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities invite you to attend a free information session about current funding opportunities from NEH program staff and California Humanities in Corona on Monday, July 16th from 1:30pm - 3:30pm hosted by Home Gardens Library, at 3785 Neece Street.

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August 2018

California Humanities-supported film Last Day of Freedom

OAKLAND– California Humanities Art of Storytelling Doc Night: Last Day of Freedom

August 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm8:00 pm
California Humanities Oakland Office, 538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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OAKLAND-- In conjunction with our current Art of Storytelling exhibit, WordsUncaged: Voices from insider Lancaster Prison, we invite you to a screening of the Oscar-nominated and California Humanities-supported documentary Last Day of Freedom at our Oakland office on August 21, 2018.  The WordsUncaged: Voices from insider Lancaster Prison exhibit is available to view starting at 5:30 pm, followed by the 30-minute documentary and a post-screening conversation with filmmakers Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman and a special guest starting at 6:30…

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September 2018

WEBINAR– California Documentary Project Application Webinar

September 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm
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Join us for an informational session on how to apply to the 2018 California Documentary Project grant (deadline November 1, 2018). Please review the grant guidelines, budget form, and FAQ in advance at the California Documentary Project webpage. We look forward to answering your questions! Register Here. 

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Anayansi Diaz-Cortes, Project Director of Sonic Trace

LOS ANGELES– California Documentary Project Grant Workshop at Visual Communications

September 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Visual Communications, 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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LOS ANGELES-- Join California Humanities for an informational workshop hosted by Visual Communications on how to apply to the 2018 California Documentary Project grant program.This workshop is free but space is limited and an RSVP is required to attend. Please be sure to review the CDP grant guidelines in advance and bring your questions with you.  Monday September 24, 2018 6:30 - 8:30 pm 6:30 pm Refreshments and newtorking 7:00-8:30 pm Grant workshop and Q&A Register here.  Visual Communications  120 Judge John Aiso Street Los Angeles, CA…

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OAKLAND– California Humanities Art of Storytelling: Words Uncaged Closing Reception

September 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
California Humanities Oakland Office, 538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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OAKLAND-- The California Humanities Art of Storytelling exhibit WordsUncaged: Voices from Inside Lancaster Prison closing reception is on September 27, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm in our Oakland office. Words Uncaged, a project funded by California Humanities, is a creative platform created by the men of A-Yard California State Prison, Lancaster and California State University, Los Angeles professor Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy as a way to collect and preserve the first-person perspective of living with a life without parole sentence in California…

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October 2018

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes, Project Director of Sonic Trace

LOS ANGELES– California Documentary Project Grant Workshop at Film Independent

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Film Independent, 5670 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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LOS ANGELES--Are you considering applying to the 2018 California Documentary Project grant with a film, audio or digital media project? Do you have questions about writing the proposal, filling out the budget form or submitting work samples? Or do you want to know more about humanities advisors and what we mean by approaching subjects from a humanities perspective? Join California Humanities for an informational workshop hosted by Film Independent and the International Documentary Association (IDA) on how to apply to the 2018 California Documentary…

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LARKSPUR– Screening of WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival

October 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Lark Theater, 549 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939 United States
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Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin

LARKSPUR– California Humanities is pleased to be a community co-presenter of the new documentary WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival. Well before certain wondrous wizarding worlds were established in popular fiction, Berkeley-born Ursula K. Le Guin (A Wizard of Earthsea, The Dispossessed) was building fantastical future worlds and adeptly sorting out issues like religion, sexuality, gender, politics, and the natural world. Le Guin’s writing not only paved the way for future Harrys and…

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MILL VALLEY– Screening of WORLDS OF URSULA K. LE GUIN at the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival

October 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm
Sequoia 2 The Cinearts Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin

MILL VALLEY--California Humanities is pleased to co-present a screening of the new documentary Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin at the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival on October 8 from 12:00-2:00 pm in Mill Valley. This intimate film portrait of the Berkeley-born author features Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Michael Chabon, and more.

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Sonia Nazario, Author of Enrique's Journey

BAKERSFIELD– California Humanities presents “On Immigration & Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario”

October 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Levan Center for the Humanities Bakersfield College, 1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305 United States
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BAKERSFIELD-- California Humanities presents ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO at Bakersfield College on Tuesday October 9 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Nazario, who was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for Enrique’s Journey, a six-part Los Angeles Times series about the experiences of Latin American children immigrating to the United States, will discuss her work reporting on immigration and the current state of journalism. She is also currently an opinion writer with the New York Times, focusing on immigration and asylum issues. This free public…

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Sonia Nazario, Author of Enrique's Journey

SAN JOSE– California Humanities presents “On Immigration & Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario”

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
San Jose State University Student Union Theatre, 211 S 9th Street
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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Click on image for full flyer SAN JOSE-- California Humanities presents ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO at San Jose State University on Tuesday October 16 from 6:00-8:00pm. Nazario, who was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for Enrique’s Journey, a six-part Los Angeles Times series about the experiences of Latin American children immigrating to the United States, will discuss her work reporting on immigration and the current state of journalism. She is also currently an opinion writer with the New York Times, focusing…

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November 2018

LOS ANGELES–GREEN BOOK: A Free Screening Hosted by California Humanities and AMC

November 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm10:00 pm
AMC Century City 15 Theatres, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd #2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067 United States
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Note: The guest list for this screening is now full. Please arrive on-time to ensure proper time for check-in and to get the best seats. LOS ANGELES-- California Humanities and AMC invite you to an exclusive screening of the new film, Green Book. Green Book is a film that explores history and culture while piquing curiosity to learn more. California Humanities also does this through grants and special programs that reach into every corner of our state that touch the lives of the people…

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December 2018

WEBINAR– Humanities for All Project Grant Application Webinar

December 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm
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Artist Dario Canul from the Oaxacan collective Tlacolulokos at work in the Central Library. Photo Credit: Al Seib/ LA Times (Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in LA, Humanities for All Project Grant)  WEBINAR-- Join California Humanities for an informational session about the upcoming Humanities for All Project grant application deadline (February 1, 2019). The webinar will be recorded and made available to all registrants, as well as on our website on the Humanities for All webpage.  Please review the grant guidelines and…

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January 2019

WEBINAR– Humanities for All Quick Grant Application Webinar

January 15 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm
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Artist Dario Canul from the Oaxacan collective Tlacolulokos at work in the Central Library. Photo Credit: Al Seib/ LA Times (Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in LA, Humanities for All Project Grant)  WEBINAR-- Join California Humanities for an informational session on January 15, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm about the upcoming Humanities for All Quick Grant application deadline of February 15, 2019. The webinar will be recorded and made available to all registrants, as well as on our website on…

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WEBINAR– California Humanities hosts a Library Innovation Lab informational webinar

January 17 @ 11:30 am12:30 pm
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WEBINAR-- California Humanities will host an informal informational webinar on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm about the Library Innovation Lab program. Register here. Are you looking for a challenge?  Do you want to develop your public programming skills?  Experiment with new programming approaches?  Reach new and underserved audiences?  Help immigrants feel more at home in your community?  Meet like-minded colleagues across the state? If so, our Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities Through Public Humanities…

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February 2019

REDDING–California Humanities Presents: On Immigration & Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario

February 6 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Shasta College Theater, 11555 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
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REDDING--In partnership with Shasta College, California Humanities presents a free public forum "On Immigration and Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario" on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Shasta College Theater. Sonia Nazario and Joaquin Alvarado Nazario won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for Enrique’s Journey, a six-part Los Angeles Times series about the experiences of Latin American children immigrating to the United States, and is currently an opinion writer with the New York Times, focusing on immigration and asylum issues. Nazario will discuss her work reporting…

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WEBINAR– California Documentary Project NEXT GEN grant application webinar

February 15 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

WEBINAR-- Join California Humanities staff for an informational session on how to apply to the California Documentary Project NEXT GEN grant (deadline March 15). Please review the grant guidelines, budget form, and FAQ in advance here and bring your questions with you. If you have any trouble accessing the webinar, contact Renee Perry at 415-391-1474 or at rperry@calhum.org February 15, 2019 1:00 - 2:00 pm  Register here 

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May 2019

FRESNO– Screening of Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno with Q&A with Filmmaker Laurie Coyle and Gilbert Padilla, Subject of Film

May 10 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
California State University, Fresno, 5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
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Maria Moreno. Photo Credit: George Ballis/Take Stock Images of Change

Maria Moreno. Photo Credit: George Ballis/Take Stock Images of Change FRESNO--Arte Américas, CineCulture (CSU Fresno), and California Humanities present a screening of California Humanities-supported documentary film ADIOS AMOR: THE SEARCH FOR MARIA MORENO at California State University, Fresno.  See Cine Culture CSU Fresno webpage for more information.  Screening followed by a discussion with Laurie Coyle (Director/Producer) and Gilbert Padilla (featured interviewee) May 10, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Peters Education Center Auditorium (West of Save-Mark Center in the Student Recreation Center Building) California…

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