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FILM FESTIVAL GRANT
Foundation with NE Ohio ties awards $75K for Cleveland-Akron film festival connection
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Saturday, November 2, 2013 2:43 PM EST
A foundation with ties to northeast Ohio has awarded a $75,000 grant to back a Cleveland-Akron film festival collaboration.
The project will include a "mini-festival" for high school students. Featured films will be tied to school work.
The Knight foundation backs programs in communities where the Knight brothers once owned newspapers, including Akron.
The film festival grant was among 14 totaling $750,000 announced by the foundation.