American Film Showcase Contemporary Voices in Documentary and Fiction Film

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American Film Showcase Contemporary Voices in Documentary and Fiction Film: The Cultural Programs Division of the Office of Citizen Exchanges in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to administer the American Film Showcase - Contemporary Voices in Documentary and Fiction Film. Through this program, ECA seeks to bring award-winning independent American documentaries and narrative films to audiences around the world to offer contemporary new insights into American life and culture and issues affecting democratic societies. The films and their filmmakers will be showcased at international venues, including U.S. Embassy-organized events and/or U.S. Embassy-supported international documentary and feature film festivals. This program will provide for travel by documentary and feature filmmakers and film experts in conjunction with public presentation of the films overseas. In addition to presentations, American filmmakers and film experts will be expected to conduct or participate in master classes, workshops, lectures and other outreach activities designed for a variety of audiencess, with a focus on younger and underserved audiences. The classes are expected to include filmmaking workshops and training in digital technology, emergent media, and creative use of social media. The Showcase also will provide for follow-up programming that could include return visits overseas by American filmmakers or visits by young foreign filmmakers to the United States.
Federal Grant Title: American Film Showcase Contemporary Voices in Documentary and Fiction Film
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-PE-C-CU-11-46
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.415
CFDA Descriptions: Professional and Cultural Exchange Programs - Citizen Exchanges
Current Application Deadline: May 25, 2011
Original Application Deadline: May 25, 2011
Posted Date: Apr 22, 2011
Creation Date: Apr 22, 2011
Archive Date: May 26, 2011
Total Program Funding: $700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $700,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
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Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Hans Posey Program Specialist
poseyhe@state.gov [poseyhe@state.gov]
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