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Projects from Rithy Panh, Laura Poitras among diverse Sundance Institute Documentary Fund grantees

Projects from Rithy Panh, Laura Poitras among diverse Sundance Institute Documentary Fund grantees

Institute allocates $590,000 in unrestricted grant support for projects from 20 countries and territories across five continents.

Projects from Rithy Panh and Laura Poitras are among a diverse roster of 18 Sundance Institute Documentary Fund grantees announced on Tuesday (June 8).

There is a strong focus on Bipoc and women directors as the Institute announced a total of $590,000 in unrestricted grant support for projects from 20 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America.

All of the US projects are directed by at least one Bipoc filmmaker. Some 72% of granted projects are directed by women, and the same proportion are working

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