Person

Catherine Gund

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Nationality:

American

Occupation:

Film Producer and Activist

Catherine Gund is a film producer and activist [1] who founded Aubin Pictures, a nonprofit filmmaking organization in 1996. [2] She is the daughter of Agnes Gund, [3] an heiress and philanthropist who is a patron of the arts and a major funder of left-of-center causes and politicians. [4]

Family

Catherine Gund is the daughter of Agnes Gund, [5] an heiress and philanthropist who is a patron of the arts and a major funder of left-of-center causes and politicians. [6]

Catherine chairs the board of trustees of the George Gund Foundation, [7] a left-of-center private grantmaking organization created by her grandfather, George Gund II, that supports organizations in various areas, such as education, the arts, the environment, and economic development. [8]

Gund also sits on the boards of various organizations, such as Art for Justice, Baldwin for the Arts, and Art Matters. [9]

Filmmaking

Gund’s films focus on issues such as race, LGBT interests, the environment, abortion, and HIV/AIDS from a left-of-center view. [10]

References

  1. Krach, Aaron. ““Hallelujah!” Activist Catherine Gund Delivers Ron Athey to the Screen.” IndieWire. Last modified December 10, 1998. https://www.indiewire.com/1998/12/hallelujah-activist-catherine-gund-delivers-ron-athey-to-the-screen-82451/. ^
  2. “Illuminating change through justice-driven documentary filmmaking.” Aubin Pictures. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://aubinpictures.com/. ^
  3. Callahan, David. “The Most Powerful Heirs in Philanthropy.” Inside Philanthropy. Last modified August 15, 2022.
    https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2022/1/19/themostpowerfulheirsinphilanthropy ^
  4. “Individual Grants: Agnes Gund.” Federal Election Commission, Accessed December 30, 2022. https://www.fec.gov/data/receipts/individual-contributions/?contributor_name=Agnes+Gund ^
  5. Callahan, David. “The Most Powerful Heirs in Philanthropy.” Inside Philanthropy. Last modified August 15, 2022. https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2022/1/19/the-most-powerful-heirs-in-philanthropy. ^
  6. Individual Contribution Data: Agnes Gund. Federal Election Commission. Queries conducted December 27, 2022. https://www.fec.gov/data/receipts/individual-contributions/?contributor_name=Agnes+Gund ^
  7. “Our Team.” The George Gund Foundation. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://gundfoundation.org/about/our-team/. ^
  8. “Arts as Political Activism.” The George Gund Foundation. Last modified 2017. https://gundfoundation.org/annualreport/2017/pdf/GundAR17.pdf. ^
  9. “About Us.” Aubin Pictures. Accessed December 27, 2022. https://aubinpictures.com/about. ^
  10. “About Us.” Aubin Pictures. Accessed December 27, 2022. https://aubinpictures.com/about. ^
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