The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) — the overseas rescue, relief, and rehabilitation arm of the American Jewish community — has announced the 2020 JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant.

The JDC Archives will select one film, which will be awarded a grant of $10,000.

The grant is for post-production, distribution, and/or JDC Archives licensing costs for a film currently in production or in post-production.

Eligible films will focus on twentieth century Jewish history, humanitarian assistance, and related topics, including issues, events and personalities related to international Jewish communities during the last century.

Films that utilize the JDC archival collections ( will be given higher consideration.

Applicants must have a proven track record as a filmmaker.

Applications are due by February 25, 2020.

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