TFI's documentary fund names 2013 winners
stages of development and production. Among the five projects in development are incipient docs from “Detropia” helmer Heidi Ewing (“The Arrivals,” about a gay couple who leave Mexico City to live as illegal aliens in New York City); “Planet of Snail” director Seung-Jun Yi (“Wind on the Moon,” centering on a mother’s attempts to understand her deaf and blind daughter); and “The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye” helmer Marie Losier (“Peaches Goes Bananas,” about the musician Peaches). Coin will also go to four works currently in production — including “Art and Craft,” Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman’s “Art and Craft,” about a prolific art forger — and to one movie in post, Geeta V. Patel and Ravi Patel’s “One in a Billion,” about an Indian-American man caught between his paramour and his parents. TFI is the year-round nonprofit arts org that is loosely affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, which will begin announcing the lineup of its 2013 edition in the coming weeks.
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