Live in the L.A. area? The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is screening films from the Council’s California Stories projects on Sunday, June 8 starting at 11 am. Filmmakers Arthur Dong (“Hollywood Chinese”) and Jon Wilkman (“Chicano Rock”), among others, will be there to discuss their films and show clips. More information.

Photo of the Siskiyous MountainsTeens from Mt. Shasta High School and Happy Camp High School will screen their film — “Voices Between the Mountains: Coming of Age in the Siskiyous” — about growing up in a small rural town — at College of the Sikiyous in Weed on Thurs., June 19, at 7:30 pm and at Klamath-Siskiyou Art Center in Happy Camp on Fri., June 27, at 9 pm. The students will discuss their filmmaking experiences following both screenings. The Happy Camp screening will be preceded by an organic dinner at 5 p.m. followed by an art opening. The film was created as part of the Council’s How I See It: Youth Digital Filmmakers program.

Photo from Going on 13
“Going On 13,” a California Documentary Project film about the growth and challenges of four preteen girls of color in Oakland, has been selected for screening at the Silverdocs: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival in the Washington, DC area. More.

Photo from Prison TownRadio broadcast: “Prison Town, USA,” a California Documentary Project film about the effect of the prison boom on the small town of Susanville, Calif., now has a radio version, which will be airing on a number of stations from July 30 to Aug. 6. More.

Do You Represent an Arts Organization in California? Learn valuable proposal writing skills and hear insider tips on how to apply to the James Irvine Foundation’s new Creative Connections Fund at free workshops in various California locations in June. To find out more and to register, visit the Foundation Center’s website.

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