For every $1 of federal funding, public broadcasting stations raise more than $6 from local sources — a tremendous return and a successful public-private partnership. Still, the new administration is proposing to eliminate this funding and leave millions of Americans without what they believe is the most trusted source of news, information and early education in the country.
It’s time, event organizers say, for the first-ever Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival. “This is the type of activity that helps a city become more sophisticated, as Indianapolis teeters between being a medium-sized city and a large city, to share our arts community with each other. It’s not just an interfaith activity by any means. It’s a cross-cultural activity,” Cantor Debra Winston tells us.