upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Anula Shetty

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(1) by Colette Fu (2) by Rachelle Lee Smith

Anula is a filmmaker who finds herself constantly drawn to stories of migration, ethnic heritage, and what it means to be 'native' and 'alien' in a foreign land. She is committed to documenting the immigrant experience on film and issues related to fear and race. Her most recent project, Not Fair, interweaves personal stories of immigrants with reports on racial profiling, the war on terror and the effects of the USA PATRIOT Act on South Asian immigrant communities. Her video work combines writing and performance ,and she explores innovative visual ways of presenting themes and images that hold personal significance. Anula has been a producer and member of the Termite TV Collective for over thirteen years. She has co-created videos with community groups as a teaching artist including the Asian Arts Initiative, the Community Leadership Institute, Grupo Motivos, and Scribe Video Center.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in Greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
10/167:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Changemakers Cabaret

The Changemakers Cabaret returns after almost ten years to celebrate the artists, cultural producers and community partners who have been part of Leeway’s journey.

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11/01All Day

REEL Change: Leeway’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival

A moving collage of short films and feature-length work from Leeway community of artists over the years, featured during the month of November.

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