Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Media

Period of Performance

8/1/1997 - 1/31/2000

Funding Totals

$462,091.00 (approved)
$462,091.00 (awarded)

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

FAIN: GN-25491-97

Social Media Productions, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY 11201-3040)
Barak S. Goodman (Project Director: December 1996 to April 2001)

To support production of a 90-minute documentary film about the trials of nine black youths accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931. The film will examine ideological, racial, geographic, and sexual tensions in America.

Associated Products

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
Writer: Barak Goodman
Abstract: Emmy Award
Year: 2001


Emmy Award
Date: 1/1/2001
Organization: Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Abstract: Outstanding Nonfiction Special