For production of “In Search of Bengali Harlem,” a documentary which examines the community that arose when Bengali Muslim immigrants affected by the Asian Exclusion laws found refuge among the African American and Puerto Rican communities in Harlem


Independent Filmmaker Project

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Total Amount
Grant approval
$80,000 – December 2019
Grant increase
$75,000 – October 2020
Approval date
December 2019
Start date
December 2019
End date
November 2022
Grant type
Arts, culture and media
Civil and Human Rights
Benefiting location
United States