Indian documentary “Footprints in the Desert” will receive the Asian Network of Documentary Fund, of the Busan International Film Festival.
The selections of the Asian Cinema Fund 2012 are out today.
“Footprints in the Desert” to be directed by Balaka Ghosh and produced by Kumud Ranjan teIls human stories from India and Pakistan Border in Rajasthan through the footprints in the desert.
The other Asian Projects selected for Asian Network of Documentary Fund are: STEPANYAN’s (Lebanon) “Embers”, “Shahrzaad’s Tale” by Shahin PARHAMI (Iran, Canada) “SELECTION: Who will be a Gurkha?” by Kesang Tseten LAMA (Nepal), “Stone Town” by GUO Jing and KE Dingding (China), “We State, A Forsaken People” (China, Myanmar), and “Fluid Boundaries” (South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia).
The Asian projects which will receive Script Development Fund are: “30 Days with Me” by Babak AMINI (Iran), “Lian-Qing, a Burmese Girl” by Midi Z (Myanmar), “Lenin?!” by Marat ALYKULOV (Kyrgyzstan) and Ekachai UEKRONGTHAM’s “Bare” (Thailand).
Post-production Fund will be awarded to 6 projects: “The Gardener” directed by Mohsen MAKHMALBAF, Mostofa Sarwar FAROOKI’s “Television”, “Under the Cherry Trees in Full Bloom” by FUNAHASHI Atsushi and Korean projects “Jiseul” by O MUEL, Mai Ratima” by YOO Ji-Tae.