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Published November 01, 2013, 08:42 AM

Deadline arrives for filmmakers after Minnesota grants

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Filmmakers producing narrative features or documentaries on Minnesota's history or cultural heritage have reached a grant application deadline.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Filmmakers producing narrative features or documentaries on Minnesota's history or cultural heritage have reached a grant application deadline.

The Minnesota Film and TV agency along with the Independent Filmmaker Project are awarding grants for qualified projects. The $175,000 in reimbursement goes to feature projects with a budget of at least $300,000 and documentaries that cost $200,000 or more to make.

Applications from grant seekers are due on Friday.

The program is part of the legacy and cultural heritage initiative that voters supported in 2008. A portion of the state sales tax goes to a special fund meant to promote arts and culture projects.

All of the grant money m

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