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Charge (dir. Mike Plunkett, Anna Rose) 2012 DFF winner
 

The SFFS Documentary Film Fund supports riveting documentaries in postproduction distinguished by compelling stories, intriguing characters and an innovative visual approach. Since 2011, a total of $300,000 has been disbursed to documentary filmmakers nationwide.

For the 2014 grant cycle, stewardship of the Documentary Film Fund has generously been taken up by Jennifer Battat and her foundation, the Jenerosity Foundation. The DFF was inaugurated and enjoyed support during its first three years due to the forward-thinking patronage of Sharon and Larry Malcolmson. Additional funders are being sought to expand the grant program even further.

 
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2014 DOCUMENTARY FILM FUND FINALISTS:

John Ryan Johnson, director, Anatomy of an American Dream

Violeta Ayala, director, The Bolivian Case

Kim Longinotto, director, Teddy Leifer and Lisa Stevens, producers, The Dreamcatchers

Steve Hoover, director and Danny Yourd, producer, Gennadiy
 
Mike Attie and Meghan O'Hara, codirectors, In Country

Moby Longinotto, director and Aviva Wishnow, producer, The Joneses

David Charles, director, Mythical Creatures

Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer, codirectors, Rodents of Unusual Size

Jason Zeldes, director and Michael Klein, producer, Romeo Is Bleeding

Andrew James, director, Sara Archambault and Katie Tibaldi, producers, Street Fighting Man

Bill Ross and Turner Ross, codirectors, Western

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