True/False Film Fest Receives $20,000 Grant

6 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 30 2011 Nov 30, 2011 Wednesday, November 30, 2011 7:12:00 PM CST November 30, 2011 in News
By: Jenner Smith

COLUMBIA - The Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the True/False Film Fest a $20,000 film festival grant.

This is the second time the Columbia documentary film festival received a grant from the Academy. True/False last received a $20,000 grant for its 2010 festival.

True/False will use the funds to support the festival's visiting filmmaker program, SWAMI mentorship program and educational outreach efforts.

The ninth edition of the True/False festival which will offer four days of films, events, panel discussions, parties and a parade is scheduled for March 1-4, 2012.

The Academy awarded $455,000 to 25 film festivals for 2012 across the United States.

 

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