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by Indiewire
December 15, 2010 11:15 AM
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Foundation for Jewish Culture Name 5 for $140K in Finishing Funds

Five films have received finishing funds from the Foundation for Jewish Culture's 2010 documentary program with a total of $140,000 given.

This year’s grantees of the foundation’s Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Jewish Documentary Film include: Joann Sfar Draws From Memory (US/France, directed and produced by Sam Ball), a portrait of a French-Algerian graphic novelist; Regarding Susan Sontag (US, directed and produced by Nancy Kates), a spotlight on the life and work of the late American writer and icon; The Law in These Parts (Israel/US, directed by Ra'anan Alexandrowicz and produced by Laura Poitras), an examination of Israeli military tribunals in the Occupied Territories; Numbered (Israel, directed by Dana Doron and Uriel Sinai), a meditation on the relationship between Holocaust survivors and their tattoos; and The Hangman (Israel, directed by Netalie Braun and Avigail Sperber), a chronicle of Adolf Eichmann’s executioner.

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