GOVERNMENT FUNDERS

  • National Endowment of the Arts
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice
  • New York State Council on the Arts
  • New York State Media Arts Assistance Fund
  • The Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes
  • The Office of City Council member Inez Dickens
  • The Office of City Council member Melissa Mark-Viverito
  • The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

FOUNDATION SUPPORT

  • AG Foundation
  • Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences
  • Alec Baldwin Foundation
  • Brightwater Fund
  • Frederic R. Coudert Foundation
  • Cashin Family Fund
  • Cultures of Resistance Network Foundation
  • Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
  • Richard and Natalie Jacoff Foundation
  • Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation
  • William Kistler Charitable Fund
  • NeON Arts
  • Northern Manhattan Fellowship
  • The Open Society Foundations
  • Pinkerton Foundation
  • Rosenthal Family Foundation
  • May and Samuel Rudin Foundation
  • Shelly and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • Susan Stein Shiva Foundation
  • Tides Foundation
  • Van Lier Fund
  • West Harlem Development Corporation

CORPORATE SUPPORT

  • HBO
  • NBC Universal Foundation
  • Powerhouse Productions
  • True Aim Productions
     

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

  • American Documentary / POV
  • African Film Festival
  • BangWorld
  • Brotherhood / Sister Sol
  • Chef’s Modern Caribbean Kitchen
  • Boys and Girls Club of Harlem
  • The City College of New York
  • DOC NYC
  • Community Connections for Youth
  • Do It Your Damn Self Film Festival
  • ECHOES: Alternatives to Incarceration
  • Firelight Media
  • Friends of Island Academy
  • Harlem Hospital
  • Historic Harlem Parks
  • Human Rights Watch Film Festival
  • Ms. Tonya's Catering & Sinful Delights
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • National Jazz Museum
  • Nowadays
  • New York Film Festival
  • Red Rooster Harlem
  • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • S.O.S. South Bronx
  • Strive
  • Studio Museum in Harlem
  • Sylvia's Restaurant
  • Tribeca Film Institute
  • Third World Newsreel

PRIVATE CONTRIBUTORS

Director’s Chair
  • Yoko Ono Lennon
  • George Lucas
  • Andy Spade and Kate Bresnahan
  • Jean Stein
  • Joseph Wemple
Producer’s Circle
  • The Beatles : Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison
  • Amanda Benchley
  • Nelson Blitz
  • Donna Goodale
  • Wendy Keys
  • Jonathan Lampert
  • David Neal
Benefactors
  • Nanci Chazen
  • Matthew J. Mallow and Ellen Chesler
  • Wendy Mackenzie and Sandi Cortesi
  • Margaret and John Malicki
  • Deborah Mello
  • Nicholas Negroponte
  • Sarah Plimpton
  • Irwin Young
Patrons
  • Catherine Barnett
  • Orla Coleman
  • Ashton Hawkins
  • John Lyons
  • Andy Spade
  • Adam Wolfensohn

IN-KIND SUPPORT

  • Aaron Officer
  • Best Yet Market
  • Bobbito Garcia
  • Harlem Brewing Company
  • Jacob Restaurant
  • Trader Joe's
  • Tonya Burrell
  • Red Rooster
  • Sony Corporation
  • Sylvia’s Restaurant

AWARDS

  • Adobe Youth Voices Award
  • Tribeca Film Festival’s “Our City, My Story” Youth Showcase Best Documentary Winner 2014
  • Tribeca Film Festival’s “Our City, My Story” Youth Showcase Best Documentary Winner 2013
  • 2010 Union Square Awards