Minding the Gap follows filmmaker Bing as he returns to his hometown and reconnects with two young men he used to skateboard with, uncovering a common thread of domestic violence rooted in their childhoods.
Bold stories begin here.
Recently Funded Films
What happens when people in India need basic advice? They Ask the Sexpert. Mixing humor with non-moralistic advice has made this column vastly popular.
¡Las Sandinistas! uncovers the extraordinary, untold story of a group of Nicaraguan women who rose out of inequality to lead rebel Sandinista troops in battle against the brutal Somoza dictatorship.
Trailblazing Stories for Public Media
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Open Call provides documentary funding and co-production support so you can complete your nonfiction work in progress, then air it on public television.Find out more
The deadline for this round was July 28, 2017 11:59 PM PDT
Diversity Development Fund
DDF gives producers of color up to $15,000 in research and development funding so you can develop your documentary for air on public television. Pre-production projects only.Find out more
The deadline for this round was September 15, 2017 11:59 PM PDT
Digital Open Call
Digital Open Call offers research and development funding for you to pilot a series on public media platforms. Pre-production projects only.Find out more
The deadline for this round was February 17, 2017 5:00 PM PST
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