Film Finishing Fund 2011

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The Women In Film Foundation’s Film Finishing Fund (WIFF FFF) supports films by, for or about women by providing cash grants of up to $15,000 and in-kind services.

2012 Applications must be received by May 18, 2012.
CLICK HERE for an application.

See the application for fees and the 2012 timeline.

CLICK HERE for more information about the FFF program.

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ABILITY: A FILM PORTRAIT OF JUDY FINELLI

Lisa Denker, Albany, CA

One remarkable woman transcends the burden of living with Multiple Sclerosis by reconnecting to the circus arts, her family, and regains the will to live anew. denkerfilmworks.com

EVERYBODY KNOWS . . . ELIZABETH MURRAY

Kristi Zea, Valley Cottage, NY

The life and work of a remarkable woman, MoMA Retrospective Honoree Elizabeth Murray, whose paintings established her as a veritable iconoclast of the "mainstream" 20th Century art world. everybodyknowselizabethmurray.com

FUTURE WEATHER

Jenny Deller, Philadelphia, PA

Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures. futureweathermovie.com

I AM NASRINE

Tina Gharavi, South Shields, Tyne+Wear, UK

This intimate journey of self-discovery set in modern day Tehran and the UK, follows the paths of Nasrine and Ali, a sister and brother who embark on a reluctant exile after a run-in with the police that holds more punishment than they bargained for. iamnasrine.com

KUSAMA: PRINCESS OF POLKA DOTS

Heather Lenz & Karen Johnson, Irvine, CA

The life story of avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama who rivaled pop legend Andy Warhol for press attention while living in NY in the 60s and has spent the last 30 years producing art from a Tokyo mental institution. kusamadocumentary.com

NAKED

Roynn Lisa Simmons, Middletown, CT

A warm and revealing portrait of a woman confronting death who has chosen to make her story a lesson for living fully and with joy, her body an art project, and her suffering a political force for improving health care for women with breast cancer. thenakedproject.com

SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE

Debbie Lum, San Francisco, CA

Two strangers, an elderly American man and a young Chinese woman, pursue a marriage brokered by the Internet. They get more than they bargained for when she moves across the Pacific to start a new life with him in America, in this intimate and quirky, personal documentary about modern love. seekingasianfemale.com

ZERGÜT

Natasha Subramaniam & Alisa Lapidus, Los Angeles, CA

Within a refrigerator, a battle ensues as moldy foods forgotten in the back rise up against the fresh ingredients that reside in the front. These confrontations escalate as foods morph, explode, and become a textural display of color and form culminating in a finale sequence that results in their obliteration. zergutfilm.com


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