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    Letters From Baghdad: A Film about Gertrude Bell by Zeva Oelbaum & Sabine Krayenbühl

    A documentary on Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire, who drew Iraq's borders before disappearing from history

    Successful!
    • 155% funded
    • $90,180 pledged
    • Funded

    Can't wait to see this new film by STF alum Zeva Oelbaum (produced AHEAD OF TIME). Covers the history of an amazing woman.

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    Hondros: A Life in Frames by Greg Campbell

    A documentary film about the life of photojournalist Chris Hondros, two-time Pulitzer finalist who was killed by hostile fire in Libya.

    Successful!
    • 298% funded
    • $89,639 pledged
    • Funded

    An important film about a dear friend and talented photographer: Chris Hondros. Hondros showed his work at STF in the past and we're still devastated by his absence. Let's help his work live on. Please support this film!

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    First Comes Love by Nina Davenport

    Engaging new documentary about a 41-year-old woman’s adventure into single parenthood.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $32,225 pledged
    • Funded

    Support STF alum Nina Davenport (PARALLEL LINES, OPERATION FILMMAKER) as she raises distribution funds for her latest film FIRST COMES LOVE.

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    TOUGH LOVE a documentary about the child welfare system by Stephanie

    TOUGH LOVE is a documentary film that explores the lives, homes and cases of families caught in the child welfare system.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $34,217 pledged
    • Funded

    STF alum Stephanie Wang-Breal (Wo Ai Ni Mommy) launches her next project about the child welfare system.

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    The Dark Matter of Love by Sarah McCarthy

    Eleven-year-old Masha is learning to love her adoptive family through a scientific programme.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • £20,300 pledged
    • Funded

    New film by DOC NYC alum Sarah McCarthy (director of SOUND OF MUMBAI).

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    The Return by Adam Zucker

    The Return, a documentary film by Adam Zucker, explores the unique reality of being young and Jewish in Poland today.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $46,228 pledged
    • Funded

    Check out STFer Adam Zucker's project "The Return" about being young and Jewish in Poland today.

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    Beyond Iconic: Distribution for film on Dennis Stock by Hanna Sawka

    A portrait of a life fully realized and a look at what it takes to make great photography.

    Successful!
    • 231% funded
    • $7,876 pledged
    • Funded

    Support DOC NYC alum Hanna Sawka purchase E&O insurance for BEYOND ICONIC, a moving portrait of legendary photography Dennis Stock.

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    Girl Model by Ashley Sabin

    Girl Model a lyrical exploration of a world defined by glass surfaces, camera lenses, reflecting back differing versions of reality.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $14,496 pledged
    • Funded

    STF was proud to show GIRL MODEL this past winter. Please support David & Ashley's Kickstarter campaign - and congrats to the newlyweds!

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    AFTER DISASTERS by Lisa Katzman

    AFTER DISASTERS chronicles the devastating environmental and health impacts of 9/11 and the BP oil disaster, and their cover-ups.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,000 pledged
    • Funded

    STF was proud to show TOOTIE'S LAST SUIT. Director Lisa Katzman's new film "After Disasters." explores the environmental and health impacts of both 9/11 and the BP oil disaster in the Gulf, and the cover-ups on the part of politicians and regulatory agencies

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    FOLLOW THE LEADER and Reality Check Interactive by Jonathan Goodman Levitt

    A teenage coming-of-age story. A live event that reveals what people really think. A way to more meaningful political dialogue in 2012.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $27,082 pledged
    • Funded

    Long time STFer Jonathan Goodman Levitt needs your help to finish his film (7 years in the making!) that follows 3 conservative teenagers as they develop and refine their political identity.

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    American Promise by Rada Film Group

    A film 12-years in the making about the educational journey of two middle class African-American boys. Broadcasting on POV in 2013.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $50,698 pledged
    • Funded

    Michele Stephenson and Joe Brewster film themselves, their son Idris, and his best friend Seun over 12 years (age 5 - 17) as the boys navigate NYC prep school as black males.

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    The Mystery of Marie Jocelyne by Dan Nuxoll & Martha Shane

    A suspense-filled documentary that investigates the alleged con artist and former film festival director Marie Castaldo.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $25,545 pledged
    • Funded

    Rooftop Films' very own Dan Nuxoll goes in pursuit of con-artist Marie Jocelyne, in a very "stranger than fiction" story.

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    RICKY on LEACOCK a documentary by Jane Weiner by Ricky On Leacock

    A new documentary film by Jane Weiner on the legendary documentary film pioneer, Ricky Leacock.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $26,200 pledged
    • Funded

    We were privileged to host Ricky Leacock at STF in 2008 (http://stfdocs.com/blog/comments/a_magical_night_of_storytelling_with_richard_leacock/) and paid tribute to him at DOC NYC 2011 (http://www.docnyc.net/featured/tribute-to-richard-leacock/).

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    DELTA BOYS by Andrew Berends

    DELTA BOYS tells the untold stories of the militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $16,202 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmaker / photographer Andrew Berends is an STF regular and we are very excited to support his upcoming film.

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    ToasT by Lemon Andersen

    My new play about the famous folklore hero Dolomite and other characters from the history of black oral narratives called Toasts.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $15,021 pledged
    • Funded

    We got to know the incredible storyteller Lemon Andersen during DOC NYC (through the film "LEMON") and are excited to see his new work.

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    STUDIO H -- documentary film by C. O'Malley, P. Creadon, N. Baer

    “Studio H” is a film which documents a year in the life of one of America's most innovative classrooms.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $38,336 pledged
    • Funded

    The team behind Wordplay and I.O.U.S.A. is back with a stirring film about the power of education.