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Women in Film Announces Finishing Fund Winners

The Women In Film Foundation’s Film Finishing Fund has announced the winners of its 2013 grants. Co-chairs Betsy Pollock and Nancy Rae Stone announced the recipients of the 28th grant program, for which more than 113 narrative features, docus and shorts were submitted.

Narrative feature recipients are Pakistani filmmaker Afia Nathaniel (pictured above) for “Dukhtar” and Egypt’s Mohamed Samir for “The Factory Girl.”

Documentary filmmakers are Julianna Brannum for “LaDonna Harris: Indian 101,” Nadine Licostie for “The Last One,” Maria Ramas and Kate Johnson for “Mia, A Dancer’s Odyssey” and Dawn Porter for “Spies of Mississippi.”

Short film winner is Pelin Uzay for “The Bravest, The Boldest.”

“There was a real diversity of subjects explored in this year’s entries,” said co-chairs Pollock and Stone in a joint statement. “The global status of women and the rights of minorities are consistent themes, but this year we saw many more topics as well.”

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