Season 2020

The Big Tell is a regional filmmaking program offering grants for the production of 5-minute minidocumentaries that feature stories from California’s great Central Valley.

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The Big Tell

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Breakbox Thought Collective documents its transformative program, the Fresno Black Girl Ma

#blackgirlmagic

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Pintor Diego

An artist born and raised in the Central Valley becomes an art professor. Inspired by his

Pintor Diego

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On the Edge

Clipped to the rock hundreds of feet in the air, female climbers embark on a journey that

On the Edge

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Liminal

A former lifer now brings two recent parolees who did time together, out of the uncertaint

Liminal

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BEEware

Heath, the little beekeeper, doesn’t do it for the honey; he does it for the bees. If we’r

BEEware

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Famously Unknown

Ceasar “C-Flo” Johnson is a Merced-based rapper, recording artist, entrepreneur, coach, an

Famously Unknown

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The Steam

In the shadow of Yosemite National Park, the oldest and youngest crew members of a histori

The Steam

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Love in Anxiety

Julease Graham speaks with activists, artists, academics, and faith leaders on the anxiety

Love in Anxiety

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Our Daily Bread: The Last Panadero

A poetic documentary about family unity, love for community, and the last neighborhood del

Our Daily Bread: The Last Panadero

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Lemoore, CA: Home of the Perfect Wave

A dream to create the perfect wave forever changes a small Central Valley town into a prem

Lemoore, CA: Home of the Perfect Wave

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The Big Tell 2020

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The Big Tell 2020