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Katahdin Productions (Los Angeles, CA 90036-3251)
Dyanna Taylor (Project Director: January 2011 to present)

America's Media Makers: Production Grants
Public Programs

$550,000 (approved)
$550,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Production of a 90-minute documentary film on the life of renowned documentary photographer, Dorothea Lange.

Katahdin Foundation, Inc. requests support for the production of a 90-minute documentary film, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, on the life of the renowned documentary photographer, best known for her iconic image Migrant Mother. The story of Lange's life will serve as a narrative thread to explore crucial moments in American history -- the Great Depression, World War II and postwar America -- as well as the development of photography as a record of history in the making.