New Lucrecia Martel title among 14 projects selected for Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund

Screen | 5/20/2019 | Ben Dalton
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International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)’s Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) has selected 14 projects for its 2019 spring funding round, which will receive a total of €208,000 between them for various measures of advancement.

12 of the projects will get €9,000 each from the HBF for script and project development, with two co-productions chosen to receive €50,000 each from the Netherlands Film Fund (NFF) and HBF co-production scheme, with the NFF providing that money.

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The script and development selection is split into two strands: Bright Future, for feature films by debut and second-time filmmakers; and Voices, for those more advanced in their careers.

Chocobar, the first documetary by Argentinian director Lucrecia Martel, will receive money in the Voices section; Martel’s Zama was in the IFFR CineMart market in 2013 and won the KNF award at the 2018 festival, and received an extensive worldwide release. Levan Koguashvili’s Georgian title Guria is the other Voices selection.

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