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iW NEWS | IFP Selects Doc Lab Projects

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 14, 2008 at 10:16AM

On Thursday, organizers of IFP's Independent Filmmaker Lab announced the ten documentary projects selected to participate in the event. Created to support independent projects before they submit to film festivals, the program brings first-time feature filmmakers to leading industry mentors through its Documentary Lab in May and its Narrative Lab in June. The selected projects include Cambria Matlow and Morgan Robinson's "Burning in the Sun," Augusta Palmer's "The Hand of Fatima," Geralyn Pezanoski's "Mine: Taken By Katrina," Ngawang Choephel's "Ocean Song and Dance," Troy Word's "The Presence of Joseph Chaikin," Xavier Marrades Orga's "The Stranger's Land," Yolanda Pividal's "Tijuana, Nada Mas," Lorena Manriquez and Miguel Picker's "Ulises' Odyssey," Lee Storey's "Up With People," and Melis Birder's "The Visitors." Following the programs, excerpts from the films screen at IFP's Independent Film Week in New York City in September. [Peter Knegt]
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On Thursday, organizers of IFP's Independent Filmmaker Lab announced the ten documentary projects selected to participate in the event. Created to support independent projects before they submit to film festivals, the program brings first-time feature filmmakers to leading industry mentors through its Documentary Lab in May and its Narrative Lab in June. The selected projects include Cambria Matlow and Morgan Robinson's "Burning in the Sun," Augusta Palmer's "The Hand of Fatima," Geralyn Pezanoski's "Mine: Taken By Katrina," Ngawang Choephel's "Ocean Song and Dance," Troy Word's "The Presence of Joseph Chaikin," Xavier Marrades Orga's "The Stranger's Land," Yolanda Pividal's "Tijuana, Nada Mas," Lorena Manriquez and Miguel Picker's "Ulises' Odyssey," Lee Storey's "Up With People," and Melis Birder's "The Visitors." Following the programs, excerpts from the films screen at IFP's Independent Film Week in New York City in September. [Peter Knegt]

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