Cinereach, which supports fiction and nonfiction filmmakers through grants and awards, has awarded 17 feature-length film projects amounting to $350,000.
More than 100 applications were submitted from more than 70 countries and Cinereach selected ten films.
previous grantees include fiction films Circumstance, Pariah and non-fiction titles Dragonslayer and Donor Unknown.
The summer 2011 grant recipients are:
Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall for Call Me Kuchu;
Tia Lessin and Carl Deal for Citizen Corp;
Francisco Hervé for City Of The Caesars;
Zachary Heinzerling for Cutie And The Boxer;
Lou Howe for Gabriel;
Roger Ross Williams for God Loves Uganda;
Jamie Meltzer for Informant;
Alastair Siddons for Inside Out;
Maiko Endo for Kuichisan;
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel for Leviathan;
Mark Grieco for Marmato;
Rebecca Richman Cohen for Montana Medical Marijuana Film;
Penny Lane and Brian L Frye for Our Nixon;
Fahad Mustafa and Deepti Kakkar for Powerless;
Bill Ross and Turner Ross for Tchoupitoulas;
Marlo Poras for The Mosuo Sisters; and
Kristof Bilsen for White Elephants, A Congo Trilogy.