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Screen Aus funds 13 new documentary projects

Family, racial and sexual identity, history and science are just some of the themes that will be explored in the 13 documentary projects selected under the National Documentary Program and General Documentary Program.

The projects will receive over $3.8 million of Screen Australia funding support in the final round of documentary funding for this financial year, generating an estimated production value of more than $13.2 million.

Screen Australia.s Senior Manager of Documentary, Liz Stevens, said, .We are excited about this final round of well-researched projects that will entertain and inform. Appealing to a wide audience the projects should stimulate conversation about contemporary concerns such as parenting, poverty and identity..

Three projects will be supported through the National Documentary Program; DNA Nation, Priscilla: Monster in a Party Frock and Stop Laughing, This is Serious.

From Blackfella Films, DNA Nation goes back in time genetic time travel, written/produced by Jacob Hickey and produced by Darren Dale for Sbs.

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