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Germany’s federal film funding body, FFA, has slated e3.2 million ($3.6 million) for six local productions, including pics by Sandra Nettelbeck (“Mostly Martha”) and Berlin 2002 fest Silver Bear winner Andreas Dresen (“Grill Point”).

Nettelbeck snagged $670,000 for “Sergeant Pepper,” while Dresen received $450,000 for “Willenbrock.”

The largest amount, $900,000, went to the sequel of the animated 2001 box office hit “Little Icebear,” directed by Thilo Graf Rothkirch and Piet de Rycker.

Some $560,000 each went to East German military comedy “NVA — Manoever Schneeflocke,” by Leander Haussmann, and Sven Unterwaldt’s “Seven Dwarfs,” featuring comedian Otto, as well as Nina Hagen and her daughter Cosma Shiva.

Christian Alvart nabbed $450,000 for “Antikoerper.”

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