Journalism Grants

Funding For:

Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air

Health Equity / Social Determinants of Health


Center for Environmental Filmmaking

Grant Period:

Dec 01, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022



Summary of the Project:

This grant will support the engagement campaign that accompanies Unbreathable, a 30-minute film. Audience outreach will include the development of educational discussion guides and materials for communities.

About the Grantee:

The Center for Environmental Filmmaking (CEF) at American University School of Communication in Washington DC, is one of the leading environmental, wildlife, conservation film programs in the world. Its mission is to advance filmmaking, photography and new forms of media as vital catalysts for raising awareness, promoting solutions and mobilizing movements. Compelling storytelling can inspire and empower people to engage in the critical environmental challenges faced today. CEF is committed to finding new ways to diversify the field, address inequality, and engage new audiences. The center provides an outstanding array of courses, experimental learning opportunities, creative media labs, film and speaker series, and internships. In addition to accomplished and award-winning faculty, CEF partners with conservation and advocacy organizations, media companies, and a vast network of experts, scholars, and policymakers, to create and innovate high-impact storytelling that makes a meaningful difference.

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