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Cinereach annonces 17 grantees


Cinereach has just announced that 17 feature-length film projects have been granted a total of $350,000 in their second grant cycle of 2011. 14 of the granted films are non-fiction films, two are hybrid and the final film is fiction.


Over 1000 applications were submitted to this Cinereach grant cycle, from filmmakers based in more than 70 countries. 10 of the selected films will receive Cinereach support for the first time, while 7 are past grantees being awarded additional support.

The following non-fiction films were granted

Montana Medical Marijuana Film by Rebecca Richman Cohen

White Elephants, a Congo Trilogy by Kristof Bilsen

City of the Caesars by Francisco Herve

Marmato by Mark Grieco

Our Nixon by Penny Lane & Brian L. Frye

Citizen Corp (working title) by Carl Deal & Tia Lessin

Informant by Jamie Meltzer

Call Me Kuchu by Katherine Fairfax Wright & Malika Zouhali-Worrall

The Mosuo Sisters by Marlo Poras

Inside Out by Alastair Siddons

Powerless by Fahad Mustafa & Deepti Kakkar

Tchoupitoulas by Bill Ross & Turner Ross

God Loves Uganda by Roger Ross Williams

Cutie and the Boxer by Zachary Heinzerling


Grants also went to the following hybrid films

Kuichisan by Maiko Endo

Leviathan by Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Verena Paravel


And the following fiction film also got granted

Gabriel by Lou Howe


Here you can get further details about the selected projects and read more about Cinereach. See the Cinereach web site.

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