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National press of Working Films' campaigns has included coverage in the Village Voice, International Documentary, LA Weekly, the Independent Film and Video Monthly, indieWIRE, In These Times, The Progressive and the Boston Globe. Here are some highlights:

Recent Press Releases
MacArthur Grant to Working Films Strengthens and Promotes Innovation & Impact of Social Justice Media
by Robert WestWorking Films
WILMINGTON, NC. January 5, 2011 - On the tenth anniversary of their start-up, the non-profit media firm Working Films announced a new grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support strategic collaborations between non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and story-driven documentary films. This one-year grant of $300,000 will enable Working Films to research, design and facilitate a week-long residency for documentary film and media makers, built around one urgent theme. Following the residency, Working Films will launch a high profile collaborative campaign between the filmmakers and NGOs dedicated to the thematic issue at hand.
Announcing the First Annual Fledgling Fund and Chicken & Egg Pictures Grantee Residency
Working Films is accepting applications for the first annual Fledgling Fund and Chicken & Egg Pictures Grantee Residency to be held in the beautiful Hudson Valley at the LifeBridge Sanctuary Retreat Center, August 12-15, 2009. Eight filmmakers will be selected to participate in this interactive retreat focused on the nuts & bolts of audience and community engagement campaigning for non-fiction films.

Recent News Articles
Artists and Filmmakers Take on Coal Ash
by Kristin HenryWorking Films Blog
November 3rd, 2014
This November marks the 20th anniversary of the Cucalorus Film Festival, an internationally recognized event that has never shied away from connecting art to important social and environmental issues. Working Films is honored to partner with Cucalorus to engage key leaders and community members around the issue of coal ash pollution.
Coal Ash Stories Continues
by Kristin Henryhttp://workingfilms.org/blog/coal-ash-stories-continues/
Screenings of Coal Ash Stories continue in cities across North Carolina this November.


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