Past Recipients of the Magnifying Glass Micro-Grant
The Magnifying Glass is a film production micro-grant whose primary goal is the creation of short, accessible, social justice documentaries that can be easily shared, allowing the message of the films to spread. Watch the completed films of past grantees below, share the message, get involved (and check back to find out when the Magnifying Glass Grant will open for your state!)
“No Choice” is a short documentary film that focuses on Benjamin and Alba Calle, two middle-aged Colombian immigrants living and working in Greenville, South Carolina. Using a vérité approach, the film will follow their typical work day as they remark on their complex political views.
The state of Georgia has no hate crime law, providing no way to track violent crimes against members of the LGBTQ community, no appropriate punishment, and leaving many victims without a path to closure. No Safe Space is a video and resource documenting LGBTQ violence in Georgia.