All That Breathes, director Shaunak Sen (Academy Award Nomination 2022)
All That Breathes, director Shaunak Sen (Academy Award Nomination 2022)
King Coal, director Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Sundance 2023)
King Coal, director Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Sundance 2023)
Joonam, director Sierra Urich (Sundance 2023)
Joonam, director Sierra Urich (Sundance 2023)
The Territory, director Alex Pritz (Sundance 2022)
The Territory, director Alex Pritz (Sundance 2022)
Going to Mars: the Nikki Giovanni Project, directors Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (Sundance  2023)
Going to Mars: the Nikki Giovanni Project, directors Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (Sundance 2023)
Crip Camp, directors Nicole Newnham and James Lebrecht, (Academy Award Nomination  2021)
Crip Camp, directors Nicole Newnham and James Lebrecht, (Academy Award Nomination 2021)
American Factory 美国工厂, directors Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar (Academy Award 2020)
American Factory 美国工厂, directors Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar (Academy Award 2020)

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We believe in taking a chance on filmmakers who have ideas for artful and compelling nonfiction films that make us think differently about the world.Every day, we help launch new projects by providing research and development funding for documentary filmmakers because getting films off the ground is incredibly hard.

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