PARTNERSHIPS, SPONSORS, SUPPORTERS
HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS
The Loving Story is co-produced by HBO Documentary Films http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/index.html
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES
The Loving Story has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Because democracy demands wisdom. http://www.neh.gov/
FISCAL SPONSOR: LIVING ARCHIVE
Living Archives is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, created by legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker, with the mission of telling important stories via documentary filmmaking. Living Archives is the fiscal sponsor of our project, making possible tax-deductible donations to the project.
FISCAL SPONSOR: THE SOUTHERN DOCUMENTARY FUND
The Southern Documentary Fund (SDF) encourages documentary media projects made within or about the American South. We are an organization that passionately believes that the stories of the American South have national and international significance, and that the documentary artists living in the region deserve support and recognition. http://southerndocumentaryfund.org/
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE AMERICAN SOUTH
The Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill supports exploration of Southern history and culture. In addition to providing research opportunities for students & faculty, they bring to the community distinguished scholars, musicians and artists. link to site. The Center will host a conference of scholars, advisors and experts associated with The Loving Story on the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill campus in Spring 2012. Information about the screening, panel and other public events will be posted soon.
THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
It was the ACLU who put Mildred and Richard Loving in touch with attorneys Bernard Cohen and Phil Hirschkop. The ACLU is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU hosted a sold-out screening of The Loving Story at the Capitol in June 2011 and sponsored a panel following the screening of the film at the Tribeca Film Festival. http://www.aclu.org/
THE FLEDGLING FUND
The Fledgling Fund seeks to improve the lives of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities by supporting innovative media projects that target entrenched social problems. http://www.thefledglingfund.org/
The Loving Story was awarded a outreach grant in 2011. Information regarding our outreach and action campaign will be posted soon.
THE RUSSELL BERRIE FOUNDATION
The Russell Berrie Foundation carries on the values and passions of the late Russell Berrie, through promoting the continuity of the Jewish people, fostering religious understanding and pluralism, supporting advances in diabetes and humanistic medical care, celebrating unsung heroes and elevating the profession of sales. http://www.russellberriefoundation.org/home.php
THE PARK FOUNDATION
The Park Foundation was established by the late Roy Hampton Park, Sr. — founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Park Communications, Inc.The Foundation is dedicated to the aid and support of education, public broadcasting, environment, and other selected areas of interest to the Park family.
THE MARY DUKE BIDDLE FOUNDATION
Since its inception in 1956, The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation has awarded grants to organizations focused on education, the arts, and charity. The foundation takes pride in funding initiatives that have a significant impact on the lives of the communities they serve.
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THE AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR EQUAL RIGHTS
The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) is dedicated to protecting and advancing equal rights for every American. As the sole sponsor of the federal court challenge of California’s Proposition 8, known as Perry v. Schwarzenegger, AFER is leading the fight for marriage equality and equality under the law for every American. www.afer.org
CrowdStarter provides audience-driven marketing and alternative exhibition services for documentary and narrative films. Run by Paola Freccero and Liz Ogilvie, CrowdStarter is responsible for THE LOVING STORY’s highly successful Civil Rights Belt Tour of the Deep South.
Derek Britt Entertainment Lead by CEO Derek Britt, an award-winning Producer/Director. Britt’s work spans over 20 years in film, network television, live sports, documentary, commercial and advertising production. Britt’s unique approach to developing, packaging and pitching projects has led to original programming deals and productions with Fox, HBO, CBS, Discovery, PBS and Sony Pictures Television. Derek Britt Entertainment is focused on the creation of outstanding new scripted and unscripted, film and television. Based in New York City. derekbritt.com
THE LOVING STORY IS INDEBTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL SUPPORTERS
PAUL GREEN FOUNDATION
IFP WEEK NEW YORK
HARVEY AND DANNA STONE
TRIANGLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
VIRGINIA FOUNDATION FOR THE HUMANITIES
THE CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES, DUKE UNIVERSITY
THE KING’S DAUGHTERS INN, DURHAM NC
KIM AND LUI SYKES
MARK AND STACEY YUSKO
MAGGIE ANNERINO AND BERNIE HAVILAND
ADAM DICKINSON AND SUSAN NOVAK
AMY KNOBLAUCH DUBIN
BARBARA H. GRAY
DANIEL AND JACQUELYN SERWER
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