Unity Productions Foundation

Grant Amount

$55,000

Grant Year

Location

2006

VA

Service Area

National

Issue Areas

Arts, Culture and Media

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Religious Pluralism

Interfaith Engagement

Grantee Website

About This Grant

To support the production of A Prince Among Slaves, a documentary film based on a true story of an African prince enslaved in the American South in the early 18th century. UPF is a nonprofit foundation which counters bigotry and creates peace through the media. UPF films tell compelling stories about Muslims for television, online viewing, and theatrical release. These films are part of long-term campaigns aimed at increasing understanding among people of different faiths and cultures. UPF films have been viewed by an estimated 150 million people worldwide and have won dozens of national and international awards. UPF has partnered with prominent Jewish, Muslim, Christian and interfaith groups to run dialogues nationwide - with more than 80,000 participants in classrooms, community centers, living rooms, government offices, and religious congregations.