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ArtesMiami announced $60,000 in grants to documentary filmmakers
March 16, 2023
ArtesMiami is donating $60,000 in grants in 2022-2023 to documentary filmmakers of Cuban-American origin or who are producing work about the Cuban diaspora. The recipients will receive 75% of the grant upon being selected and 25% upon completing the documentary.
The following documentary filmmakers were selected by a jury of film professionals assembled by producers Kareem Tabsch and Alex Fumero:
Ricardo Bacallao, "Bebo"
Pedro Gonzalez, "Dope Tavío"
Lieter Ledesma, "Adiós de la Esperanza"
Leanne Russell, "En el valle solo los gorriones son libres"
Melinda Raebyne, "Ellos gritan Libertad"
Ed Talavera, "Carne Viva"
El Miami Film Festival presentó dos de los documentales el 6 y 7 de marzo, 2023, respectivamente: "Adiós de la Esperanza" (Journey to Hope) y "Bebo."
The grant was made possible by a donation from ArtesMiami President Aida Levitan, of $50,000 and a $10,000 donation for administrative services from the Knight Foundation.
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