SocDoc Professor Jennifer Taylor Received NEA Grant and Fork Films Grant

June 23, 2017 (All day)

Social Documentation Professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor is one of two UCSC Arts factulty and 107 recipients nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.  Prof. Taylor has also recieved a grant from production company, Fork Films.  

Taylor will use both grants to support production and post-production costs for her documentary, “The Gut.” Set in Rutland, Vermont, a small blue-collar city recovering from an opioid epidemic, the film follows Mayor Louras and a small ensemble of intersecting characters for two years as he fights to resettle Syrian refugees in the town. 

Congratulations, Jennifer!