"Choosing to be Chosen" is a film which delves into the thoughts & feelings of those who are converts to Judaism and identify as LGBT.
"Choosing to be Chosen" is a film which delves into the thoughts of those who are converts to Judaism and identify as all segments of the LGBTQ communities. The participants of this project come from across the boundaries of familial, socioeconomic, ethnic and racial backgrounds to give insight into the process of conversion. "Choosing to be Chosen" takes a look into the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, genderqueer and gendergifted Jews by Choice to find the intersection between Jewish and queer identity.
All your contributions go toward editing hardware & software, video storage, music rights and other post production costs.
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on February 10, 2012.
Dec 12, 2011 - Feb 10, 2012 (60 days)
Pledge $20 or more
Special thanks on our website and access to a protected link on our website for behind the scenes footage when principle filming starts.Estimated delivery: Feb 2012
Pledge $50 or more
A special first-edition signed "Choosing to be Chosen" poster, a limited edition DVD of the finished film, special thanks on our website and access to behind-the-scenes footage.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
Pledge $100 or more
Become an ASSOCIATE PRODUCER on the film! That’s right, your name will appear alphabetically during the end title crawl under the heading "Associate Producers." Also included in the package is a “Choosing to be Chosen" t-shirt and everything listed above.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
Pledge $500 or more
Everything listed above and come to the wrap party in San Francisco (transportation not included) and join us on this very special night. Watch the film on the big screen and pop a bottle of bubbly with us as we plan what's next.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012
Pledge $1,000 or more
Everything listed above and a private screening in your living room (or the Ninth Street Independent Film Center) with 15 of your best friends. (In San Francisco only, transportation not included.)Estimated delivery: Jun 2012