The Goteborg International Film Festival Fund has named the latest projects it is backing, with cooperation from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, SIDA.
The fund, set up in 1998, supports film-makers working in countries in transition.
The following six projects were selected from around 100 applications to receive development funding:
The Great Kilapy by Zeze Gamboa (Angola), about the dark past of Angola. $15,892 (SEK 100,000).
Little Lama by Oninam Doren (India), about a teenage monk who seeks adventure. $3,970 (SEK 25,000).
A Certain Slant of Light by Geetha J (India), an entirely female filmaking team will create this story of three sisters who meet again as adults. $15,892 (SEK 100,000).
Sawa by Nganguem Kamdem Martin (Cameroon), a documentary about the director's love of film and music and his stravels to Burkina Faso and his hometown of Souala. $15,892 (SEK 100,000).
Joan and the Voices by Mikayel Vatinyan (Armenia), about a woman who interviews people in a post-war society. $15,892 (SEK 100,000).
Pesantren by Nurman Hakim (Indonesia), about the post 9/11-experiences of three friends who met in an Islamic religious school. $15,892 (SEK 100,000).