Prints out of the OVEN from "Death in Arizona"
Good Morning to all of you. This is a joyous moment to share, my mother just finished the first set of Prints created for Kickstarter. I love what she has done and I thank her so much for it. The image she gravitates to, this lonely chair, has been transformed from a painful one into something with promise -- something of beauty and something I ponder. I thank you for taking a look.
From Oaxaca, where I hope I will be mailing you these prints very soon. Tin
Buenos día gente. Estoy contento porque mi madre acaba de terminar la primer serie de grabados que creó para Kickstarter. Me gusta mucho lo que ha hecho y estoy muy agradecido con ella. La imagen que desarrolla es la de esta silla solitaria que se ha transformado de algo doloroso en algo bello en la memoria. Les doy las gracias por verlos.
Desde Oaxaca, donde muy pronto espero mandarles estos grabados. Tin
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Jun 27, 2011 - Jul 30, 2011 (33 days)
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You are a part of this. You believe in love. You’ll get your name in the credits of the film. I thank you so much.
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I will bring the finished documentary to one city in the US and one city in Mexico for a Kickstarter Screening and when I do you will receive one ticket to it. If it goes well, I’ll try for more cities. Plus you get your name in the credits of the film too.
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My mother is an extraordinary graphic artist. She will create an art piece inspired by images from “Death in Arizona” and you’ll receive a signed original print on handmade paper. I will also send you a handwritten thank you on a Postcard. Plus your ticket to the Kickstarter screening and your name in the credits.
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New Reward! I just designed a poster for the film. You will get a limited edition 11"x14" color-copy of it signed me me. You'll also get two tickets to the Kickstarter screening, plus your name in the credits, one of my Mother's prints signed by her and a special one-inch round "Death in Arizona" button based on the poster graphic I made. Go to "Updates" to see the designs.
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I will send you a copy of a handwritten love letter that I wrote her but never sent. Inside will be a 35mm photo print of the apartment in the film. You also get a hug from me with your ticket to the Kickstarter screening, plus your name in the credits, one of my Mother’s prints signed by her and a Postcard from me.
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You will get a package with all three prints of my Mother’s artwork inspired by the film, plus a copy of the love letter I never sent, plus a 35mm photo print of the apartment in the film, two tickets to the Kickstarter screening, your name in the credits and the Postcard. I would also like to invite you to Skype with me for an hour about your film project or just for good times. I’d also like to send you a DVD copy of my first film “DeNadie.”
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I plan to premiere the film at a US Film Festival sometime next year. When I do, you will receive all of the rewards above plus I will reserve 2 tickets for you to the first screening of the film, guaranteed no matter where it plays. I would also like to invite you to my home in Oaxaca or Bolivia or Arizona so I may cook you one of three special dinners, get drunk with you, and talk about anything that inspires us. The dinners will be announced with the premiere details. No travel expenses can be included, but many hugs come at this level too to make you feel like it was worth it.
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What could I even say? I would be stunned and eternally grateful. I would of course send you every reward offered above and I will reserve one full filmmaker Festival Pass/Accreditation as the Executive Producer to any festival the film plays ever, I will also send you a bottle of my favorite Mezcal made from the maguey cactus of Oaxaca, where I live. I will write a very special note for you on the label. As the Executive Producer of this project, your name will appear in the opening credits and on every poster.