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DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Samantha Campbell

"American history documentaries can impart how past events connect directly to how we live our lives today." - Samantha Campbell Samantha Campbell is the president of The Campbell Foundation, which focuses on elevating environmental issues in our culture and engaging in partnerships that increase the vibrancy of communities. Why do you think American

Lincoln Presidential Foundation Secures Grant from The Better Angels Society to Launch “Latest Generation Film Contest”

Project aims to inspire young filmmakers to interpret history through documentary filmmaking Chicago, IL (May 7, 2024) - The Lincoln Presidential Foundation announces it has received a major grant from The Better Angels Society through the Amy Margerum Berg Education Fund. This generous support will enable the relaunch and expansion of the previously Illinois-based

2024 Better Angels Lavine Fellowship Recipients Announced

2024 BETTER ANGELS LAVINE FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED Mentorship Program Recognizes Five Documentaries About Underrepresented American History Washington, DC – April 4, 2024 – The Better Angels Society, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging with Americans about their history through documentary film, has announced the recipients of the 2024 Better Angels Lavine Fellowship. Each year,

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND THE BETTER ANGELS SOCIETY OPEN SUBMISSIONS FOR SIXTH ANNUAL LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LAVINE/KEN BURNS PRIZE FOR FILM

 THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND THE BETTER ANGELS SOCIETY  OPEN SUBMISSIONS FOR SIXTH ANNUAL  LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LAVINE/KEN BURNS PRIZE FOR FILM  Annual Prize, Supported by The Crimson Lion/Lavine Family Foundation and The Better Angels Society, Recognizes Exemplary U.S. History Documentaries Nearly $2 Million Awarded Since 2019 Washington, DC – February 15, 2024 –

The Better Angels Society Announces 2023 Next Generation Angels Award Winners, Recognizing The Best In Student Filmmaking

Awards honor six short documentaries about history made by middle and high school students, which will be showcased at the 5th Annual Student History Film Festival on November 30 in Philadelphia, PA  Washington, D.C. — November 16, 2023 — The Better Angels Society, the pre-eminent national organization supporting excellence in American history documentaries to

Fifth Annual Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize For Film Awarded To “Drop Dead City – New York On The Brink In 1975”

FIFTH ANNUAL LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LAVINE/KEN BURNS PRIZE FOR FILM AWARDED TO “DROP DEAD CITY – NEW YORK ON THE BRINK IN 1975” Directors Michael Rohatyn and Peter Yost win a $200,000 prize Runner-Up THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MISS SCOTT to receive a $50,000 award Washington, DC – September 11, 2023 – The Better Angels

The Better Angels Society Announces Finalists for Fifth Annual Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize For Film

$200,000 Prize to be Awarded to One of Six Film Finalists Washington, DC – July 20, 2023 – The Better Angels Society, the Library of Congress, and the Crimson Lion/Lavine Family Foundation today announced the six finalists for the fifth annual Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film. The award, which was established

Documentary non-profit Better Angels Society appoints new CEO

KATHERINE MALONE-FRANCE APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE BETTER ANGELS SOCIETY To Build Out Funding, Civic Outreach, and Education for American History Documentary Films Washington, DC – June 29, 2023 – The Board of The Better Angels Society, the non-profit dedicated to sharing American history through documentary films, today announced the appointment of Katherine

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