Lendl Tellington

Lendl Tellington is a versatile storyteller working across film, photo, installation art and editorial. His work peels back prescribed histories by tinkering with the line between memory and nostalgia as means to revere the unsung contributions of the marginalized.

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Grants Awarded to Lendl Tellington

$25,000 - Awarded December 2021

Focus areas
Representation in Media

The 2021 film grant will support "That's Why He Made Momma," a brother and sister turn the camera on their great-grandmother and her nine descendants in order to reimagine their legacy after America's latest recession. As the siblings sift through memory and place, they chronicle the ingenuity of generational single black motherhood and grapple with its inheritance.

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