• That’s Showbiz

    JH_SmallJohn Hemmer & The Showgirls is a documentary short and web-based, character driven experience in post-production.

    The story chronicles the artistic life of singer/entertainer, John Hemmer, along with some of his community of fellow performers, many of who began their careers in the 1950’s and 1960’s, a heyday for supper clubs, cabaret and theater. To learn more, click here.

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  • Cultural Legacies

    Wally-Suzanne-TrainsmThe Al Larvick Conservation Fund offers a small grant-making program to preserve American historical and cultural heritage through the conservation and digital transfer of home and amateur audiovisual materials.

    To learn more about the fund, visit:

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    The second Al Larvick North Dakota Grant round opens August 29th, 2016.

    Winners of the first Al Larvick National Grant will be announced later this summer.

  • Mothers & Daughters

    LAUNMLook at Us Now Mother!, Gayle Kirschenbaum’s personal documentary chronicles the funny and emotional journey of a tumultuous mother-daugther relationship, told through Gayle’s own experiences with her mother, Mildred.

    To learn more about this incredible and entertaining study of familial relationships, visit

    Screenings and related events are scheduled throughout 2016.