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CMF awards $1M in funding under diverse languages program

TORONTO - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has approved $1 million in funding for eight television and digital media project applications under its Diverse Languages Program.The projects are to be produced in Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, and Tamil languages, and will receive $898,000 for the television components plus $102,000 for the digital media components.  Of the total, seven are television components and four are digital media components.The successful projects include one children and youth show, five documentaries and two dramas.  Five originate in Toronto, two in Montreal, and one in