News & Announcements
The LEF Foundation is excited to announce 6 Moving Image Fund grants totaling $30,000 in pre-production support to New England-based independent documentary filmmakers. Congratulations to these grantees! Read the full announcement.
On September 8 at 10PM ET, LEF-funded film THE GENIUS OF MARIAN will have its national broadcast on POV! THE GENIUS OF MARIAN is a visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family's struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer's disease. The film will also be available to watch online from Sep 9-Oct 8. Check local listings for details. If you would like to help raise awareness of the film, check out the POV partner toolkit.
J.P. Sniadecki's LEF-funded film THE IRON MINISTRY will have its world premiere in competition at the 2014 Locarno Film Festival, running August 6-16, 2014! Festival website. More about the film.
Congratulations to the LEF-funded projects THREE DAYS TO SEE (dir. Garrett Zevgetis) and THE GUYS NEXT DOOR (dir. Allie Humenuk, Amy Geller), which have both been selected for IFP's Spotlight on Documentaries at Independent Film Week this fall. Read the full announcement.
LEVIATHAN, by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel, has been nominated for the Grierson Trust's 2014 Documentary Awards in the category of Best Cinema Documentary. The award winners will be announced on November 25. Learn more.
The DocYard will return to the Brattle Theatre later this year! Stay tuned for future programming! More info.
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