Ava DuVernay’s Array Alliance has launched Array Grants, a $250,000 funding initiative for arts organizations that focus on narrative change by people of color and women of all kinds. The fund helps support film festivals and screening series impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Array Grants looks to provide vital financial support to grassroots entities that look to make narrative change. Unrestricted Array Grants of $10,000 have been awarded to the following 14 inaugural honorees that serve African-American, Latinx, Asian-American, Native- American, multiethnic and women-centric film communities: BronzeLens Film Festival, Cine Latino Film Festival, IllumiNative, Sankofa Film Society, Gary International Black Film Festival, UrbanWorld Festival, Cinema Sala, Lumbee Film Festival, Indigenous Film Festival, Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival, Visual Communications, ImageNation, Cinema Detroit and the Houston Museum of African American Culture. Additional Array Grants were also presented to The Sarah Jones Film Foundation and to Wilson Morales of BlackFilm.com.Ava DuVernay Launches Array Grants To Support Arts Organizations Focused On People Of Color And Women, Film Festivals Impacted By COVID-19 — Deadline
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