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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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Where the Pavement Ends

Jane Gillooly
Aparna Agrawal, Jane Gillooly, and Khary Saeed Jones
Grant Awarded
$15,000 - 2016
$25,000 - 2018
Type of Film

Film Synopsis

Where the Pavement Ends compares a 1968 dispute over a road blockade in Ferguson, Missouri with the infamous road, also in Ferguson, where Michael Brown’s dead body lay 46 years later. The barricade separated the then all-white town of Ferguson from the neighboring all-black town of Kinloch. The film sheds light on two moments in time that have been defined by racial divisiveness and offers some context that surrounded these historical boiling points.

About the Director(s)

Director, Producer, Editor, JANE GILLOOLY is a non-fiction and narrative film/video maker, a 2015 nominee for an Alpert Award and 2013 Guggenheim Fellow, her other recent fellowships include Massachusetts Cultural Council 2014, MacDowell Colony 2013, and LEF Foundation 2012. Recent moving image work includes Audience of Love and Shame (2015) commissioned by Museum of the Moving Image for First Look Festival, Suitcase of Love and Shame (2013) distributed by Cinema Guild, premiered with Art of the Real at Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC, awarded BEST INTERNATIONAL WORK at IMAGES Festival, Toronto, Jury Prize Arkipel Experimental Festival, Indonesia. Today The Hawk Takes One Chick (2008) premiered at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, the Margaret Meade in NYC and Full Frame Documentary Festivals, winning the Jury Prize at Kinoteatr.doc Moscow and nominated for IFP/ Fledgling Fund Award. Dragonflies, The Baby Cries (2000) a silent film distributed and accompanied by Alloy Orchestra, premiered at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, San Francisco International Film Festival, Contemporary Film Festival of Mexico City. Leona’s Sister Gerri (1995) was featured at the Museum of Modern Art New Directors, New Films, Sydney Film Festival and Robert Flaherty Seminar, broadcasts on PBS, Sundance and internationally includeing the Best of P.O.V. released 2007.


World Premiere: 2018 Camden International Film Festival

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