The Women in Film Foundation has announced Film Finishing Fund recipients for 2005. Those selected will receive funds to finish films promoting gender equality.
Winners are Rosie Vargas Goldberg, narrative drama “Bloom”; Nancy Stevens, docu “We Also Dance”; Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater, docu “Rosita”; Melissa Mummert, docu “A Question of Guilt”; Carol Ciancutti-Leyra, docu “Absolutely Safe”; Aruna Naimji and Aram Hekinian, short narrative “One Balloon”; Gabriela Quiros, docu “Beautiful Sin”; Robin Larson, dramatic short “Slaved”; Michal Goldman, docu “At Home in Utopia.”
Recipients were chosen from a pool of 125 applicants from three countries. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 and vary depending on need.