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Sundance doc grants unspool

Fund coins 14 docus

Sundance Institute Documentary Fund has awarded $490,000 to be split among 14 feature-length docus as part of its first round of 2005 grant-giving.

Three-year-old fund is dedicated to supporting U.S. and international docus focusing on human rights issues, freedom of expression, social justice and civil liberties.

Grants are unveiled twice annually. Since its inception, fund has handed out more than $2 million to 84 projects.

Diane Weyermann is the director of the Sundance docu program.

Eligible docs are in various stages of production and development.

A full list of grant recipients can be found at www.sundance.org.

  • Deborah Dickson, “The Secret History of the Hmong (U.S.)
  • Mark and Nick Francis, “Black Gold” (U.K.)
  • Victoria Funari and Dergio De La Torre, “Maquilopolis” (U.S.)
  • Maria Teresa Larrain, “The Trial of Pascual Pinchun” (Canada/Chile)
  • Zach Niles and Banker White, “The Refugee All Stars” (U.S.)
  • Laura Poitras, “The War After” (U.S.)
  • Juan Carlos Rulfo, “In the Pit” (Mexico)

  • Rodrigo Vazquez, “An American Martyr” (U.K.)
  • Richard Hankin, “Home Front” (U.S.)
  • Azza el-Hassan, “The Feather Man” (Palestine/Germany)
  • Melissa Kyu-Jung Lee, “Yukai!” (Australia)
  • Robb Moss and Peter Gallison, “Secrecy” (U.S.)
  • Jonathan Stack, “Rebirth of a Nation” (U.S.)
  • Cristina Ibarra and John Valadez, “The Last Conquistador”U.S.)

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