The New Orleans Film Society was one of 37 film organizations in the U.S. to receive funding from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as part of the re-launch of its grants program after taking a year off. NOFS received a $20,000 FilmCraft grant for its Emerging Voices Mentorship Program, the highest amount awarded for FilmCraft grants. NOFS…

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Diane Hodson and Jasmine Luoma, directors of the documentary short “unmappable,” pictured here at NOFF 2014, after winning the Programmer’s Award for Artistic Vision. The NOFF 2014 selection “unmappable” is an award-winning documentary short from the filmmaking team of Diane Hodson and Jasmine Luoma. After a successful festival run, it’s now available to screen online for free. Hodson and Luoma…

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