Cinema South was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Gaylord Foundation. The money will go toward the production of the documentary about legendary blues musician W.C. Handy.
The Tennessee Arts Commission also awarded Cinema South a $2,700 arts project support grant to go toward development of the W.C. Handy documentary. Cinema South has also received a $10,000 grant from the Alabama Tourism Department and $5400 grant from the Alabama State Commission on the Arts.