Projects From Egypt, Ghana, Senegal Selected To Receive Sundance Institute Doc Grants

From Shadow and Act Mon Dec 17 2012, 22:28:31

Announced a couple of hours ago via press release, 25 feature-length documentary films have been selected to receive a total of $550,000 in grants from the Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program and Fund (DFP). Grantees were selected from 696 submissions from 104 countries, and, as noted, a number of them are Diaspora titles that I'll profile in inividual posts in the future, once I do some research to learn more about each one. In the meantime, feel free to peruse the list of 25 projects - some we'll be talking about over the next year or two... or three or four... Awarding grants is a core activity of the DFP, which provides year-round creative support and...

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