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Documentaries and video storytelling made possible by crowdfunding.

“The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next”, wrote the cultural critic, Matthew Arnold in the late 19th Century. But...

Celebrated multimedia journalist Tim Matsui released his film about child trafficking in America in early 2014. It got awards and a lot of attention and...

Filmmaker Bill Perrine has six films under his belt, but his latest It's Gonna Blow!!! was his first crowdfunded project. In this Q&A he...

Natasha Cox is a documentary filmmaker who joined Through the Cracks staff last month. So far she has shared stories about how to fund a documentary...

Filming just finished on a documentary about the band Sleaford Mods and these trying times  – a tour of "neglected parts of the country"...

With just sheep and dogs to keep him company, sheepherder Eraldo Pacheco moved from the lush Chilean countryside to the harsh, unfamiliar, lonely deserts...

It's the fairy tale ending every debut documentary filmmaker dreams of: seeing your film on the big screen, making waves at film festivals and...

The Corridor is a documentary in progress about a charter high school inside a San Francisco jail. A crowdfunding campaign to finance the film has two days...

This movie doesn't exist yet. The script is finished, but right now The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a five-minute trailer.  The trailer...

For the next couple months, The New York Times will feature documentaries paid for by Kickstarter backers for its aptly named "Made with Kickstarter" series,...

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