Moving Image Fund Grants Directory

LEF New England launched the Moving Image Fund (MIF) in 2002 to support independent film and video artists creating new work.Through MIF, LEF provides funding across all phases of production, supporting films from the early risk-taking stage, through a film's completion.

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The Alexander Dorner Film Project

In Production
Peter Frumkin
Peter Frumkin
Grant Awarded
$5,000 - 2012
Type of Film

Film Synopsis

A film that explores the life of ground-breaking and controversial German art curator Alexander Dorner, who smuggled modern artworks out of Germany during WWII at the price of collaboration with the Nazi government. It's the story of a lover and promoter of art, caught in the horrors and moral ambiguities of the 20th century.

About the Director(s)

Peter Frumkin has been a producer, writer and director of documentaries and non-fiction media for 30 years. His films have been broadcast on PBS, The Discovery Channel, the History Channel and Courtroom Television. His subjects have included history, culture, science and engineering, health care policy, environmental policy and medical ethics. His recent work includes: TOBACCO ROADS, CARING FOR YOUR PARENTS. Frumkin also made the award winning film WOODY GUTHRIE: AIN'T GOT NO HOME for the PBS American Masters series, and was nominated for a National Emmy for his producing work on TYPHOID MARY: THE MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN IN AMERICA. Frumkin has taught at Emerson College in Boston and is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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