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SocDoc Professor Jennifer Taylor Received NEA Grant and Fork Films Grant

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!