M FA student Andre Degas (Playwriting) won a New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) grant for his film The Race “the story of Egyptian immigrants in New York City, the racial prejudices they face, and the deep mistrust they encounter in the community.”  Find out more about Andre’s film, and all the current grant winners, on the NYSCA website:

http://current.nyfa.org/post/138501597528/bragging-rights-fiscally-sponsored-artists?mc_cid=e229074628&mc_eid=769889a877

A still from the movie.

The film also received a Diversity Development Fund from PBS.  To learn more about Andre’s work, check out his website.

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