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Light Years is an independently produced film and depends on the generous donations of individuals like you! Please join our efforts to get this inspiring film out into the world with a contribution of any size.

All donations, either online or by check, are when made through our 501c(3) non-profit sponsor, The Center for Independent Documentary.

We also accept matching grants that can double or triple your gift.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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Little One Productions Inc.
26 Cornelia Street, #15
New York, NY 10014

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Your Donation Makes a Difference!

We're still working on covering these expenses:

  • color & sound final costs
  • photo & music rights
  • promotion & outreach activities
  • legal fees & insurance
  • discussion guide
  • our new website! (hope you like it)

Donors Wall

This is really a Wall of Gratitude

We are eternally grateful for the gracious and generous contributions of so many individuals, as well as foundation / corporate support, listed below. We could not have made the film without you!

  • Gabrielle Abbott
  • John Abela
  • Dana Zalaznick Aberman
  • Karen & Bill Abrams
  • Jose Acevedo
  • Margie Agoston
  • Francisco Aguirre
  • Teresa Ahn
  • Karen Aibel
  • Miriam Albert
  • Steven Allen
  • Pam & Jim Allyn
  • Tara Althaus
  • Joe & Lisa Amato
  • Clarissa Anderson
  • Betty Anear
  • Paul Angelastro
  • Rob & Flor Angiello
  • Anonymous Donors
  • George Araneo
  • Knettie Archard
  • Allison Arkin
  • Bill & KC Artemenko
  • Harvey Austin
  • Marian Babauta
  • Fran Barnes
  • Linda Baron
  • Bob & Carla Barone
  • Anne Marie Barrett
  • Maureen & Mike Bartel
  • Malika Bassaid
  • Rich Battista
  • Sande Baum
  • Ken Bauco
  • Lisa Beck
  • Lisa Emily Beck
  • Arie Behar
  • Sue Bell
  • Andrew Berdon
  • Maria Teresa Bermea
  • Marysanta Bigony
  • Dawna Bilow
  • Travis Blair
  • Mary Jane Blaney
  • Doug Block
  • Kalyn Block
  • Naomi Dagen Bloom
  • Tricia Boland-Klein
  • Barbie Bond
  • Michael & Tina Bongar
  • Dean Borg
  • Cara and John Boyce
  • Judy Boyd
  • Patrick Braine
  • Janis Brody
  • Leslie Brokaw
  • Brad Brown
  • David & Mary Brown
  • Sarah Johnson Brown
  • Terence Brown
  • Cate Bruce-Low
  • Terry Ross & Lisa Bruhn
  • Jim Burke
  • Emmett Burke
  • Mr. Frank Burke
  • Chandra Hubbard Burnside
  • Nanette Burstein
  • Kathryn Busby
  • Susan Burke-Koehler
  • Marianne Burkhardt
  • Fr. Bill Byrne
  • Martina Callum
  • Michael Caltagirone
  • Kathy Caltagirone
  • Nancy Campbell
  • Michael Camerini & Shari Robertson
  • Ed Caminiti
  • Kerry Candaele
  • Louisa Carey
  • Anna Carlucci
  • Mariellen & Noble Carpenter
  • Michelle & John Carpenter
  • Holly & Bob Carter
  • Tom Cartier
  • Harold Cartlidge
  • Mick & Ave Casale
  • Curtis Casella
  • Linda Casto
  • Roger Catania
  • Marisa Caviness
  • John & Molly Cesarz
  • Hilary Chaplain
  • Peter Chatzky
  • Howard Chavis & Laura Stemerman
  • Anne & Gil Childers
  • Lee & Wendy Childers
  • Roy & Kathy Childers
  • David & Mabel Chung
  • Rhonda Clark-Hernandez
  • Nova Clite & Neal Schleimer
  • Cheryl-Ann & David Cohen
  • Janet Cohen
  • Joyce Cohen
  • Sally Cole
  • Shelba Colerobison
  • Kathy Collins
  • Margie Collins
  • Bozene Commeree
  • Kathleen Tyler Conklin*in honor of Lillian N Conklin, Betty J Lewenz & Ann Kemp Thomas
  • Dalton Conley
  • Faith Conlon
  • Nicole Conn
  • Mark Connelly
  • Mona Connolly
  • Sandra Convery
  • Corey Cooper
  • Connie Corley
  • Dean Cornell
  • Chrys Cortright
  • Bill & Theresa Coulter
  • Jane Couperus
  • Joe Crane-Messina
  • Anne-Laure & Charles Cresp
  • Rebecca Crichton
  • Frederick Critchlow
  • Chris Cryer
  • Kim Cummings
  • Sharon Cunningham
  • Dana Cuoco
  • Leila Currah
  • Maureen Curran-Pastore
  • Ron Czajkowski
  • Molly & Gary Danciger
  • Lisa D’Apolito
  • Joan & Pat Daly
  • Loretta Toscano Daley
  • Blair Damson
  • Kimberlyn David
  • Angela Davis
  • Dave DePalo
  • Janice Dean
  • Ev DeArmas
  • Jenny Demaree
  • Donna Dennison
  • Brian Deobald
  • Vincent DeRosa
  • Brooke Dickerson
  • Hope Michalson Dilbeck
  • Gabrielle Dillard
  • Joy & Paul Dillon
  • Gary Dinkins
  • Denise Djemal
  • Anne Doliner
  • Tom Donahue
  • Bill & Holly Donaldson
  • Anthony Donovan
  • Eileen Donovan
  • Tate Donovan
  • James & Eileen Donovan
  • Mario Dorsonville
  • Laura Dotolo
  • Bev Doyle
  • Kendall Dudley
  • Keesha Duncan
  • Cindy & Tim Dunne
  • David Durning
  • Cedar Dvorin
  • David Dweck
  • Jennifer Dworkin
  • Eagle Gamer of Southport
  • Kathy Egan
  • Robin & Mary Ekstrom
  • Beth Ellard
  • Kit Elliot
  • Alice Elliott
  • Susan Elliott
  • Nancie Ellis & Geoffrey Domm
  • Desiree Elsevier
  • Sharon Elvin
  • John Enzler
  • John & Nancy Erdos
  • Matey Erdos

 

  • Harry F.
  • Anne Fahlbusch
  • Nancy & Steven Falk
  • Brian Fass
  • Krystal Faucher
  • Susanna Feder
  • Adam Anshin & Charmaine Ferenczi
  • Tim Ferguson
  • Dana Fern
  • James & Laura Fernandez
  • Matt & Laura Fetters
  • Dave & Meredith Ficca
  • Daphne Field
  • Miranda Field
  • Etta & Charlie Fielek
  • Edward Filardi
  • Adam Finkelstein
  • Nancy Fishbein
  • Mary Jo Fitzgerald
  • Karen Fitzgerald
  • Kevin & Carol Flannery
  • Leslie Flinn
  • Annie Flocco
  • Mario & Dolores Florian
  • Colleen Flynn
  • Kathleen Flynn
  • Marijoy & Tim Foley
  • Tom Fontana
  • Flavia Fontes
  • Ann Fox
  • Peter Frank
  • Linda Franklin
  • Elise Fraser
  • Donna Freany & Rupert Gray
  • Ken & Akiko Freeman
  • Laura Gabbert
  • Steve Gallagher
  • Shruti Ganguly
  • Jeff Gardner
  • Liz Garner
  • Alex Gasowski
  • Meg & David Gately
  • Sara Zeff Geber
  • Jennifer Urlwin Geist
  • Laurel Gibaldi
  • Gerald & Charlotte Giblin
  • Cheryl Gilbert
  • Dori Gillam
  • Gilbert Girion
  • Robin Glazer
  • Lesley-Anne Gliedman
  • Jack Gleason
  • Pearl Gluck
  • Lisa Glukhovsky
  • Melissa Godoy
  • Tama Goldberg
  • Lydia Golden
  • William Goldman
  • Susie Agoston Goldstein
  • Caroline Good
  • Delia Gorey & Larry Manson
  • Jim Gorham
  • Lisa Gossels
  • Peter Grabel
  • David & Elizabeth Grad
  • Mary & William Graham
  • Debby Grant
  • Alysara Mayers Green
  • Dennis Greenbaum, MD
  • Jim Greenberg
  • Susanne Greenblatt
  • Cyra Greene
  • Patti Greene
  • Sharon Grice
  • Carter Griffin
  • Liv Griffin
  • Pall Grimsson
  • Christine Grippi
  • Margaret Grossi
  • Amy & Michael Grossman
  • David Gruber
  • Kristin Guay
  • Deb Guenther
  • Lisa & Robert Guida
  • Cat Gulacsy
  • Frances Gunnison
  • Kyle Menze Gupta
  • William Gurnee
  • Betha Gutsche
  • Roseanne Haggerty
  • Nickie Haine
  • Jill Hammons
  • David Handelman
  • Danielle Hangen
  • Emma & Joaquin Hangen
  • Lynda Hansen
  • Ingrid Happoldt
  • Frank Hardart
  • Paul Hardart
  • Richard Hardart
  • Nancy Greiner Harrington
  • Thomas & Geraldiine Harris
  • Kevin Hart
  • Marion Hart
  • Gregg Hartnett
  • Cherie Hasson
  • Marge Hatton
  • Linda Hattendorf
  • Julie Hausen
  • Kristi Heath
  • Delia Hedlund
  • Kelsey Henderson
  • Nannette Henderson
  • Rob Hennings
  • Morgan Henry
  • Gloria Vando Hickok
  • Edward Hill
  • Jody Cohn Hirsch
  • Robin Hirsch
  • Jan Hively
  • Aaron Hochman-Zimmerman
  • Amy Lee Hochman
  • Kristin  Hoffmann
  • Grace Hobelman
  • Jane & Rob Holden
  • Chelsea Hollander & Lorenzo
  • Roberta Hollinger
  • Irene & Dan Hopkins
  • E. Hotchner
  • Tim Hotchner
  • Jean Houghton
  • MaryAnn Howell
  • Pam Hoyt-Hudson
  • Gail Hudson
  • Tav Huffman
  • Barbara, Bonnie & Anna Hum
  • Kenneth Hum
  • Tracey Hum
  • Ana Maria Irueste-Montes
  • Sandrine Isambert
  • Rob Israel
  • Vanessa Issac
  • Robin Jaffin
  • Barbara Jagoe
  • Alex Jamieson
  • Robert Jayes
  • Adam Jed
  • Cynthia Jeffers
  • Caytha & Michael Jentis
  • Jim Johnson
  • Ruth Johnson
  • Stephen Johnson
  • Scott Jones & Susan Sterman-Jones
  • Daisy Jopling
  • Pascale Josephson
  • Dennis Joyce
  • Nikki Jump
  • Amy Kantrowitz
  • Cecily Kaplan
  • Susan Kaplan
  • Denise Kasell
  • Madeline Kass
  • Anna Kausz
  • Nanette Kazaoka
  • Carol Keehan
  • Christine Kennedy
  • Martha Kennedy
  • Yvonne Kenney
  • Adele Keogh
  • John & Nadine Kerns
  • Dallas Kersey
  • Toni Kersey
  • Pam & Afshin Khosravi
  • Julie Kim
  • Hank & Kimberly Kimbriel
  • Kim Kingsland
  • Catherine Kinsella
  • Gayle Kirschenbaum
  • Helen Kivnik
  • Marc & Cecilia Klaus
  • Andrea Klausner
  • Cindy Klein
  • Tricia and Tom Klein
  • Paul Koestner
  • Diane Kolyer
  • Susan Konig
  • Catherine Bennett Kopf
  • Barbara Kopple
  • John & Karen Koziol
  • Nancy Krim
  • Bill & Nancy Kubicek
  • Kristen Kulas
  • Lillian Kurosaka
  • Anne & Mike Lackland
  • Vickie Lacks
  • Jay Lalezari
  • Krista Langenberg
  • Nancy Latham
  • gretchen Lawhon
  • Peter Lawrence
  • Maria Leal
  • Dae Joon & Hajung Lee
  • Stan Lee
  • Toni Lee
  • Jack Lehnert
  • Dean Kalman Lennert
  • Jo Leonard
  • Matthew Lepp
  • Mary Lerner
  • Nancy Levine
  • Lisa Goodfried Levy
  • Alexia Lewnes
  • Terry Lilienfield
  • Felly Limcay
  • Debra & Michael Lindsay
  • & Mrs. David F. Linowes
  • Lauren Lipani
  • Margaret Lipani
  • Davien Littlefield
  • Tammy Gooler Loeb
  • Angela Longo
  • Theresa Loong
  • Julie Lopp
  • Brenda Loree
  • Susannah Ludwig
  • Rachel Luria
  • Pat Lydon
  • Maureen Lyn
  • Rosalina Macisco & Peter Matthies
  • Jennifer MacKenzie
  • Marsue MacNichol
  • Anne Makepeace
  • Kelly Cossman Maloney
  • Rachel Malina
  • Susan Kohl Malone
  • Nico Malvaldi
  • Fred Mandell
  • & Mrs. Wellington Mara
  • Patty Marino
  • Dianne Maroney
  • Mary Joan Marron
  • Lisa Martini
  • Cynthia Matheson
  • Tom Matt
  • John Mattes
  • Edward Matthews
  • James Matthews
  • Brian & Connie Mattingly
  • Haru Yamada Matheiu
  • Polly Mazanec
  • Maryann Mazzacaro
  • Robert Mazze
  • Chris & Mary-Alice McAleese
  • Bruce McAllister
  • Patti & Michael McAllister
  • Fran McCabe
  • Michael McCaffrey
  • Bob & Suzanne McCann
  • John & Erica McCann
  • Fran McCarthy
  • Doriane McCord
  • Emily McCormack
  • Kianne McCormick
  • Deborah McDaniels
  • Tricia McDonnell
  • Pat McGannon
  • & Mrs. Andrew McGowan
  • Freddie McInerney
  • Lara McIntosh
  • Lauren McLeod
  • John & Gloria McManus
  • Sandra McMurtrie
  • Dan & Mary McNamara
  • Yvonne McVeigh
  • Joyce McWilliams
  • Fiona Brady & Carl Mehring
  • Bill Meisenzahl
  • Mel Meredith
  • Bob Messinger
  • Chris Meyerhoff
  • Kim Meyers
  • Cathy & John Michaloski
  • Anne Miller
  • Julie Milligan
  • Lori Milton
  • Dori Mintzer
  • Joan Monk
  • Lisa Moore
  • Francesca Mor
  • Amanda Moretti & Greg Lee
  • Dan Moretti & Mary Evans
  • Michael & Anne Moretti
  • Maris & Peter Moriarty
  • Meg Morris
  • Donna & Ron Moss
  • Tim Moynihan
  • Tony Muia
  • Maureen Mullarkey
  • Kim Myers
  • Debby Myrent
  • Kirk & Margit Nahra
  • Scott Nairne
  • Chris Nash and Kate Nash
  • James Naughton
  • Craig & Mary Naumec
  • Esperanza Naves
  • Pat Navin
  • Katie Needs
  • Raphaela Neihausen
  • Lani Neumann
  • Andrew Hill Newman
  • Paul Newman
  • Susan Newton
  • Amy Nicholson
  • Tim & Suzannah Nolan
  • Natalie Norris
  • Joe Novrok
  • Kristen Nutile
  • Bethena Nuzback
  • Karen O’Brien
  • Lucy O’Brien
  • Marion O’Donnell
  • Kathy Paprocki & Kevin O’Keefe
  • Christina, Will & Ava O’Keefe
  • Carrie O’Neill & Brad Gustafson
  • Debbie Occhiogrosso
  • Mary O’Donohue Olen
  • Sarah Oliver
  • Jennifer Olmsted
  • Eleanor Osborne
  • Ron Ostrow
  • Susan Paget
  • Diana Palmer
  • Emma Panke
  • Jo Panke
  • Joan Panke
  • Marianne Panke
  • Robert Panke
  • Aileen Panke & Daniel Nery dos Santos
  • & Mrs. William F. Panke
  • Anika Paris
  • Michael Paris
  • Christine & John Paskalides
  • Mark Patterson
  • Nora Burke Patton
  • Susannah Patton
  • Paul Pawlowski
  • Yidah Pellerito
  • DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus
  • Donna Pereira
  • Lorca Peress
  • Paul Peress
  • Michelle Perez
  • Jeff Perry
  • Aimee Peterson
  • Jan Petrie
  • Andy Pforzheimer
  • Gary Pforzheimer
  • Natalie Picoe & Michael Solomon
  • Audrey Pierot
  • Michell Pihl
  • Alan Pike
  • Sande Pisik
  • Jeanne Polocheck
  • Erik Pontius
  • Ginny Poole & John Rentzepis
  • Sara & Robert Poore
  • Tina Potter
  • Christine Portugal
  • Andrea Glassner Powell
  • Kathy Flynn Powers
  • Katherine Puma
  • Alice Quinn
  • Kathy Quinn
  • Matt Quinn
  • Patricia Quinn
  • Patty Quinn
  • Alfredo & Beatriz Rabassa
  • Mary Radu
  • Marjorie Raggo
  • Concetta Rand
  • Audrey Rapoport
  • Andrea Ratay
  • Carmino Ravosa
  • Pat Regan
  • Tricia Regan
  • Kathie Reid
  • Deborah Torrisi Revesz
  • Piero Ribelli & Rose Austin-Ribelli
  • Robert & Pamela Rice
  • Pat Richards
  • Arnie Richman
  • Thomas Richter
  • Marc & Angelique  Riddick
  • Sarah Ricks
  • Ellen Ring
  • Nancy Rini
  • Shari Robins
  • Geof Rochester
  • Dean & Julie Rock
  • Sabine Rockett
  • Jean Rodd
  • Desiree & Hector Rodriguez
  • Javier Rojas
  • Juliet Romano
  • Frank & Natalie Rosenberg
  • Ken Paul Rosenthal
  • Cynthia Gelinas Rothman
  • Genie Rotundo
  • Dwight Roth
  • Andy Rourke
  • Andrew Royals
  • Marj Russell
  • Bryan Rutberg
  • Linda Ruzan
  • Adrianne Ryan
  • Carole Ryavec
  • Melissa Bateman Ryder
  • Judith Sachs
  • Mimi Samuel
  • Russ & Betsy Sanford
  • Patricia Sanzone
  • Julie Ann Scalzo
  • Connie Scanlon
  • James Schaffer
  • Larry Schloff
  • Leslie & Steve Schlosberg
  • Danny Schnur
  • David Schoenwald
  • Susan Scholl
  • Cheryl Schruefer
  • Ellie Schuster
  • Alice Scileppi-Douglas
  • David  Scinto
  •  *in honor of Aunt Carmella
  • Emily & Larry Scinto
  • Peyton Scott
  • Deno Seder
  • Margaret Seery
  • Rosemary Segalla
  • Monica Segota
  • Jo & Matt Senecal
  • Jacob James Servino
  • Laura Shahim
  • Jeff Shames
  • Joel Shapira
  • Larry Shaps
  • Betsy Shaughnessy
  • Ken Shaw
  • Michael Sheehan
  • Patrick Sheridan
  • John Shields
  • Larry Schloff
  • Linda Shoemake
  • Francine Shore
  • James Shrum
  • David Silver
  • Jordanna Silverberg
  • David Silverman
  • Nate Simms
  • Elizabeth Simon
  • Marianne Simoni
  • Holly Simpson
  • Michael Sinsheimer
  • Lewis  Siris
  • Ariane Smith
  • Nancy Smithner
  • David Snyder
  • Rick Sobel
  • Donald Sommerfield
  • Andy Soter
  • Tim Spain
  • Lynne Spreen
  • Lynda Spring
  • Morgan Spurlock
  • Ted Spyer
  • Guido Stadelmann
  • Jeanne Stafford
  • Kathleen Stafford
  • Patricia Stanley
  • Janet Stearns
  • Rob Steckbeck
  • Katy Steger
  • Lis Steinberg
  • Katy Stevens
  • Regina Stewart
  • George & Jennifer Stone
  • Michael & Mary Strittmatter
  • Stephanie Strohbeck Stone
  • Inoki Suarez
  • Lisa & Jim Suddeth
  • Marc Sulam
  • Amy Super
  • Julie Surrey
  • Peggy Sutton
  • Alison Swanberg
  • Irene Swanberg
  • Rick Swartzburg
  • Happie & David Tallia
  • Mary Taylor
  • Mitch Teplitsky
  • Jack Teuber
  • Jim Theis
  • Elsa Thompson
  • Lynne Thurston
  • Tokeneke Dragon
  • Letizia Tomacelli
  • Marjorie & Jack Toner
  • Allyson Torrisi
  • Ellen Gessler & Peter Touhy
  • Doris Toumarkine
  • Natalie Ung
  • Nicole & John Ungar
  • Faceless User
  • James Utzschneider
  • Louise Seyffert & Bart Vanlaere
  • Vicki Vasilopoulos
  • Jane Velez-Mitchell
  • Deborah Ventura
  • John & Rina Verni
  • Peter Stein & Courtney Viar
  • Julia Vinecour
  • Avery Vise
  • Paulina Vizgan
  • Maureen & Gus Vlak
  • Eagle Gamer of Southport
  • Tokeneke Dragon
  • Andrea Volk
  • Debbie Volk
  • David Wachs
  • Jill Wais
  • Carol Wallace
  • Robert Walsh
  • Jeffrey & Heather Wang
  • Leah Warshawski
  • SA Webster
  • Glenn Wiener
  • *in honor of Harold & Lorraine Wiener
  • Jon Weiss
  • Ilene Weiss
  • & Mrs. Thomas Welch, Jr.
  • Ellen-Marie Whelan
  • Renee Whitcombe
  • Christopher White
  • Claire White
  • Karen Rubin White
  • Robert Whitman
  • Lloyd & Meaghan Williams
  • Russell Williams
  • Amy Willstatter
  • Tracy Wingrove
  • Dana & Randall Wiston
  • Aileen Wolff*in honor of Frank Wolff
  • Jon Wolfson
  • Janine Wolkon
  • Theresa Woods
  • Janell Wright
  • Janet Yano
  • John & Vicky Yardley
  • Dorothy Yewer
  • Maryann Spellman Young
  • Regina Yuneman
  • Dorie Zabriskie
  • Nancy Zala
  • Dana Zalaznick
  • Len & Kirsten Zalik
  • Jacques Zanetti
  • Jessica Zavala
  • Luz Zayas
  • Kerry Zelazny
  • Elizabeth & Mark Zeller
  • Rod Zilenziger
  • Aaron  Zimmerman
  • Dieter Zwicky

Support for Light Years

Altman Foundation

Andreas Foundation

AIG Matching Gifts Program

Catholic Health Association

Childers-Lackland Family Fund

Cornelia Street Cafe

Executive Women International

Fielek-Rogoff Family Fund

Ford Foundation

Grace P. Hobelman Trust

 

Joseph & Lisa Amato Family Fund

Moretti-Lee Charitable Fund

New York Community Trust

New York Football Giants

NY State Council on the Arts

Tiffany & Company

WRG Foundation

 

and the generosity of our individual donors

Additional Fiscal Sponsorship from:

Women Make Movies

National Center for Creative Aging