The Hillman Foundation also picked Alissa Quart’s “Teachers Are Working for Uber Just to Keep a Foothold in the Middle Class” and Dale Maharidge’s “American Ballad” as “The Best of the Week’s News.”
2016: The feature documentary “Jackson” has screened at 30 film festivals. It has won over a dozen jury and audience awards including the Jury Prizes at the New Orleans Film Festival, Indie Memphis Film Festival, Hot Springs Film Festival and Social Justice Film Festival in Seattle.
Carlos Javier Ortiz is awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to develop a project he started with EHRP, a series of short films chronicling the contemporary stories of Black Americans who came to the North during the Great Migration.
Photo District News spotlights EHRP and how we support photojournalists.