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HBF Fall 2008 selection

The line up of the IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund Fall 2008 Selection Round in full.

Post production

  • If the Seed Doesn't Die; Sinisa Dragin ; Serbia
  • Gabbla (Inland); Tariq Teguia ; Algeria

Script development

  • Aujourd'hui (Today); Alain Gomis ; Senegal
  • Berini Chakre (Berina's Chakras); Faruk Loncarevic ; Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • La Castración (The Castration); Iwan Lowenberg ; Mexico
  • Malaya Women Project (The Persistence of Memory); Francis Xavier Pasion ; Philippines
  • O Lixo Nosso de Cada Dia (Our Daily Garbage); Philippe Barcinski ; Brazil
  • Histórico de Violência (The Surroundings Sounds); Kleber Mendonça Filho ; Brazil
  • El Placer es Mio (It's My Pleasure); Elisa Miller ; Mexico
  • Post Mortem; Pablo Larraín ; Chile
  • Primitive 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives'; Apichatpong Weerasethakul ; Thailand
  • Reimon; Rodrigo Moreno ; Argentina
  • Surlarin Iki Yakasi (Two Sides of the Ramparts); Kazim Öz ; Turkey
  • Wajda; Haifa al Mansour ; Saudi Arabia
  • Xia Ri Tian Chang (A Long Afternoon Nap); Chen Tao ; China
  • El Sueño de Sor Juana ( Sor Juana's Dream); Gregorio Rocha ; Mexico

Digital production

  • 18 Cigarrillos y Medio (18 and a Half Cigarettes); Marcelo Tolces ; Paraguay
  • El Camino Entre dos Puntos (The Way Between Two Points); Sebastian Diaz Morales ; Argentina
  • How to Disappear Completely; Raya Martin ; Philippines
  • Gesher ; Vahid Vakilifar ; Iran
  • Maati Ke Mol (Soul of Sand); Sidharth Srinivasan

Distribution and special projects

  • Efecto Cine, a travelling cinema: an alternative distribution system for national and Latin-American films ; Uruguay
  • Red de microcines para el Peru (A Network of micro cinemas for Peru), neighborhood or community screenings of independent Peruvian and Latin-American films.
  • Hubert Bals Fund Award for Best Project (5,000 euro) to be handed out at the Film Bazaar (Nov 26-29, 2008) in Goa, India