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Fall 2016: Getting Real '16

After two years of planning, traveling around the country and beyond to listen to the concerns and goals of the community, and creating a program that would build upon the foundation that was laid in 2014, Getting Real returns. Taking Art, Diversity and Sustainability as the driving themes, this issue of Documentary addresses the conference both directly and obliquely.

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Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund

provides annual production grants totaling $195,000 to be used in the creation of documentary films that illuminate pressing issues in the United States.
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