Documentary fund picks projects

Seven films to divvy up $80,000 from Gucci Tribeca

NEW YORK -- The recently launched Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund on Wednesday announced seven projects set to split $80,000 from its film finishing fund.

Jury members John Battsek, Gael Garcia Bernal, Alex Gibney, Jacquie Jones, Rory Kennedy, Diego Luna, Albert Maysles and Diane Weyermann selected the winners from 12 finalists chosen by the Tribeca Film Institute, which runs GTDF with the fashion house.

The recipients are Ian Olds' "The Fixer," Laura Poitras' "Release," Jennilyn Merten & Tyler Measom's "Sons of Perdition," Andrew Berends' "Delta Boys," Martin Syjuco and Michael Collins' "Give Up Tomorrow," and Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman's "If a Tree Falls" and Beadie Finzi's "Vida Ballet."
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