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IFP unveils slate for No Borders

Pix include 35 projects from the U.S. and abroad

List of films
The Independent Feature Project has announced its slate of 35 works for the seventh annual No Borders co-production market, which will take place at the Tribeca Grand Hotel during the IFP Market, Sept. 30-Oct. 4.

Goal of the invite-only program is to match indie projects with buyers, investors and agents.

“Through our solid relationship with our partners on the program and through our own solicitation process, No Borders aspires to bring together a slate of projects each year which the IFP believes stand a fighting chance in the international arena,” IFP exec director Michelle Byrd said.

Accepted projects consist of 12 documentary works-in-progress and 23 scripts from the U.S. and abroad (virtually all of which are English-lingo).

Slate includes works by Chris Curling and Phil Robertson (“My Son the Fanatic”), Diana Elbaum (“Lumumba”), Richard Johns (“Shadow of the Vampire”), Paul Mezey (“La Ciudad,” “Spring Forward”), Tim Perell (“Jump Tomorrow,” “World Traveler”) and Andrea Sperling (“The Doom Generation”).

Among orgs bringing the coin are the U.K.-based Film Council, Germany’s Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Telefilm Canada. Filmmaker support organizations on hand will include CineMart and the Sundance Institute.

Previous No Borders projects included Josh Aronson’s “Sound and Fury,” a docu Oscar nominee released last year by Artistic License; Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgen’s docu “On the Ropes,” nommed for an Oscar and released by WinStar in 1999; Jeremy Podeswa’s “The Five Senses,” released by Fine Line in 2000; and Ed Radtke’s “The Dream Catcher,” released last year by Redeemable Features.

No Borders sponsors include Eastman Kodak and HBO Films.

No Borders films listing

U.S. SCRIPTS – WRITER

$9.99 – Nicola Usborne, Tatia Rosenthal

BLACK BUTTERFLIES – Steven Manners, Jane Walker Wood, Dominick Morgan, Matt

Harve

THE GIGGLE FACTOR – Amy Tebo

THE GRASS IS GREENER – Lisa Collins

HUNTING SEASON – Jim Frohna

MY LIFE AS A WHALE – Ethan Goldman

MARIA FULL OF GRACE – Josh Marston

THE MOSTLY UNFABULOUS SOCIAL LIFE OF ETHAN GREEN – David Vernon

OCEANSIDE – P. David Ebersole

THE OTHER ONES – Jono Oliver

THE PREACHER’S DAUGHTER – Tasca Shadix

DOCUMENTARY WORKS-IN-PROGRESS – Director;Producer

BEYOND BELIEF: THE MEANING AND POWER OF THINGS – Director: Peter Friedman, Roger Manley; Producer: Peter Friedman, Roger Manley

BROTHER OUTSIDER: THE LIFE OF BAYARD RUSTIN – Director: Nancy Kates, Bennett Singer; Producer: Nancy Kates, Bennett Singer

THE BIG SMOKE – Director: Jeffrey Saunders; Producer: Jennifer Craig Stanley

BURMA, THE UNENDING STRUGGLE – Director/Producer: Simone Di Bagno

FLUTE IN THE STORM – Director: Jocelyn Glatzer; Producer: Jocelyn Glatzer,Christine Courtney

FREEDOM WRITERS – Director: Roko Belic Producer: Roko Belic, Adrian Belic,Jasmine Dellal

IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL – Director: Jessica Yu Producer: Jessica Yu, Susan West, Karen Carter

LONG GONE – Director: David Eberhardt, Jack Cahill Producer: David Eberhardt,Jack Cahill, Don Hyde

LA LUPE – Director: Ela Troyano Producer: Ela Troyano, Alberto Orso

NO ESCAPE: PRISON RAPE IN AMERICA – Director: Gabriel London; Produer: Jonathan Stack

STONE READER – Director/Producer: Mark Moskowitz

TRACES OF THE TRADE – Director: Katrina Browne, Jude Ray; Producer: Katrina Browne

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