The winning filmmaker will become a candidate for July Project of the Month. That winner will be in the running for Project of the Year.
The four projects up for this week’s Project of the Week are listed below, with descriptions courtesy of the filmmakers. You can vote at the bottom of the page.
Stolen Innocence: 12-year-old Jan Broberg was kidnapped by her parents’ best friend and trusted neighbor. Twice.
Boy Howdy: CREEM changed rock journalism and popular journalism. It launched the careers of photographers. It influenced radio programming. It inspired kids to become the next generation of young rock stars. It made Detroit a rock’n’roll destination.
Riverment: A former civil rights activist copes with her traumatic experiences by sharing her stories with her granddaughter by the river. With her granddaughter wanting to continue the fight, will generational differences push them apart?
Dirtbag: Fred Beckey is the original American “Dirtbag” climber whose name has evoked mystery, adulation and vitriol since the 1940s. The groundbreaking life story of this rebel athlete is told for the first time in this exclusive documentary film.
Voting will end Monday, August 1 at 6 p.m. ET.
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