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RT @BAVC: Join us on 4/29 at #WorkShift2020 for a game-changing conversation surrounding labor in #tech.

.@HomestretchDoc's filmmakers on the inspiration behind the film: via @independentlens

RT @pritheworld: Kenyans take to streets and social media to honor victims of last week's attack #147NotJustANumber

#MacAward recipient @StoryCorps’ app helps keep generation of memories alive: via @TechCrunch

RT @IndependentLens: 1.6M youths are homeless. How can that be? Find a free Community Cinema preview of @HomestretchDoc near you:

RT @ProPublica: A behind-the-scenes look @ProPublica's illustrated film:

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2015 MacArthur Documentary Fund Now Open

The 2015 MacArthur Documentary Fund will be open April 1 through September 1, 2015. Read More

#MacAward recipient @StoryCorps returns to New Orleans in March: via @theadvocateno

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Migration Documentary Films

MacArthur’s media grantmaking has supported the production of several documentary films on migration and immigration in the U.S. and around the world. Read More


Portrait of Elspeth A. Revere

Elspeth A. Revere

Vice President, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director, Media, Culture, and Special Initiatives
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Erica Twyman

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer