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    I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS - narrative feature film by Brett Haley

    You can’t turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again. Starring Blythe Danner and Martin Starr.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $61,365 pledged
    • Funded

    Producers Rebecca Green and Laura Smith are 2012 Producing Lab Fellows at Film Independent

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    NAMI: A short film by masami

    A widow who struggles with the loneliness of mourning comes to terms with her place in the world without her husband.

    Successful!
    • 148% funded
    • $10,397 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Masami Kawai is a 2008 Project Involve Fellow

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    Love Arcadia - A Feature Film by Dave Grabarek

    A boy. His tea shop. And the girl who burst his bubble.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $41,378 pledged
    • Funded

    Co-Producer, Director, and Editor Lawrence Gan is a 2013 Project Involve Fellow

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    Bring BEFORE YOU KNOW IT to Theaters! by PJ Raval

    Three gay seniors navigate the adventures, challenges and surprises of life and love in their golden years.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $50,951 pledged
    • Funded

    Director PJ Raval is a Film Independent Fellow (Documentary Lab and Fast Track)

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    A Pebble of Love by Hossein Keshavarz & Maryam Azadi

    A young couple figures out love and loyalty as they organize a rally for immigrant rights.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $25,859 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director Hossein Keshavarz is a Film Independent Fellow (Canon Filmmaker Award winner)

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    RICH HILL - Feature Documentary by Tracy Droz Tragos & Andrew Droz Palermo

    In a rural, American town, kids face heartbreaking choices, find comfort in family bonds and dream of a future of possibility.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $64,225 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmakers Tracy Droz Tragos & Andrew Droz Palermo are Film Independent Fellows (2013 Documentary Lab)

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    LUMPIA 2 - The Movie Sequel ACTION COMEDY by Kid Heroes Productions

    15 years after the original, the LUMPIA-armed avenger reappears in Fogtown to prevent an escalating drug war in this action comedy!

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $52,238 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Patricio Ginelsa is a Film Independent Fellow (Project Involve 1999)

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    MANSON FAMILY VACATION - with Jay Duplass & Linas Phillips by J. Davis

    Jay Duplass & Linas Phillips in a film about brothers: one who's devoted to his family, the other who's obsessed with The Manson Family

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $40,607 pledged
    • Funded

    Executive Producer and Lead Actor Jay Duplass is a Film Independent Spirit Award alum

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    Advantageous: The Feature by Jennifer Phang

    Year 2041. For women, life is a struggle like never before. A single mother makes a fateful decision to secure her daughter's future.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $34,375 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Jennifer Phang is a Film Independent Project Involve and Directing Lab Fellow

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    Carrie Pilby - The Movie by Braveart

    Indie Spirit Award winner Susan Johnson and producers Suzanne Farwell and Susan Cartsonis are bringing Carrie Pilby to life.

    Successful!
    • 141% funded
    • $73,213 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Susan Johnson won a Film Independent Spirit Award in 2005 for the film "Mean Creek"

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    BOONE- THE DOCUMENTARY by Christopher LaMarca and Katrina Taylor

    Three young farmers risk land and friendship to stand up to the USDA. An experiential film about living a life of self reliance.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $31,675 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmakers Christopher LaMarca and Katrina Taylor participated in the 2013 Film Independent Documentary Lab

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    GORE VIDAL: The United States of Amnesia by Nicholas Wrathall

    An intimate portrait of Gore Vidal. Always outspoken and unafraid he was one of the leading intellectual rogues of the 20th century.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $30,123 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Nicholas Wrathall is a Film Independent Fellow (Documentary Lab, 2012)

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    Distribution of documentary WE WOMEN WARRIORS by Nicole Karsin

    WE WOMEN WARRIORS was completed thanks to numerous supporters. Now it's time to distribute this acclaimed doc for the world to see!

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $10,176 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Nicole Karsin is a Film Independent Fellow (Documentary Lab)

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    A Total Disruption: Ondi Timoner's Portal For Innovators by Ondi Timoner

    Two-time Sundance-winning director tells the riveting stories of the tech revolution to feed the innovator in you.

    Successful!
    • 150% funded
    • $144,449 pledged
    • Funded

    Creator Ondi Timoner is a Film Independent Lab mentor and Spirit Award alum

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    LEE - A Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Film Project by Chloé Zhao

    In their last summer together, the lives of three Lakota best-friends change abruptly when one of them makes a reckless decision.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $84,549 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Angela C. Lee is a Film Independent Fellow (2011 Producers Lab; 2011 & 2012 Fast Track Program)

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    Lake Los Angeles by Small Form Films

    A middle-aged Cuban man and a ten year old Mexican girl bond over being away from home in a hopeless backdrop that is Lake Los Angeles.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $15,732 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Mike Ott is a Film Independent Fellow (2008 Fast Track)

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    Big Gay Love Movie w/ Jonathan Lisecki & Nicholas Brendon by Ringo Le

    BIG GAY LOVE, the movie that celebrates loving yourself through your imperfections needs your support to finish our film…

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $21,550 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director Ringo Le is a Project Involve Fellow

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    Manos Sucias - a Feature Film by Josef Kubota Wladyka

    A narrative film set on the Pacific Coast of Colombia: winner of Spike Lee Fellowship Award and Film Independent Producing Fellowship

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $60,483 pledged
    • Funded

    Marcia Nunes and Elena Greenlee are 2012 Film Independent Producing Lab Fellows

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    The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest - Prison Documentary by Gabriel London

    A film mixing animation and documentary to tell the story of an infamous escape artist, trapped by a system that can't understand him.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $20,230 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Gabriel London is a 2010 Fast Track Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/gabriel-london/

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    Dancing in Jaffa -- Post-Production by kNow Productions

    Help us share Pierre Dulaine's journey, as he bridges the gap between Jewish and Palestinian-Israeli children through dance.

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $48,695 pledged
    • Funded

    Director/producer Hilla Medalia is a Documentary Lab Fellow. Producer Diane Nabatoff is a Fast Track Fellow.

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    GNOMES - A Short Film by Abram Makowka

    Every afternoon, Linda tries to reconnect with Gnome Al. Every night, Gnome Al forgets Linda exists. A love story.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $9,542 pledged
    • Funded

    Co-producer Rebecca Green is a 2012 Producing Lab Fellow.

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    The Yes Men Are Revolting by The Yes Men

    Thanks to you, our campaign has been successful! You can still help make this movie - please donate: http://tinyurl.com/c7qgz59

    Successful!
    • 146% funded
    • $146,006 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Laura Nix is a 2011 Documentary Lab Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/laura-nix/

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    SHE'S LOST CONTROL by Anja Marquardt by Mollye Asher

    An independent feature film set in NYC about a woman, Ronah, who teaches men how to be intimate and make love.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $50,081 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Mollye Asher is a 2012 Fast Track Fellow

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    Thursday's Speaker by Uglystick Films

    A dark comedy dealing with 12-step programs, stripper moms and underage drinking with heart and humor.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $10,119 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer and cinematographer Lisa Stacilauskas is a 2010 Project Involve Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/lisa-stacilauskas/

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    'Someone I Used to Know' -- POST-PRODUCTION! by 408 Films, LLC.

    a little help for post-production, for a film about losing our way and finding our friends.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $6,561 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Frances Chang is a 2011 Project Involve Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/frances-chang/

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    Awesome Asian Bad Guys by National Film Society

    An action/comedy series about two offbeat filmmakers, a volatile group of Asian bad guys & one impossible mission.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $54,132 pledged
    • Funded

    Creator/director Patrick Epino is a Project Involve Fellow

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    TEST - a feature film in post-production by Chris Mason Johnson

    A poignant, powerful story set in the San Francisco modern dance scene of 1985, in the early years of the AIDS epidemic.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $35,600 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director Chris Mason Johnson is a 2010 Screenwriting Lab Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/chris-mason-johnson/

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    EMIT - Finishing Funds by J S Mayank

    Sci-fi: In a world where time flows backwards, an old man goes to the morgue to meet his wife for the first time, as she comes to life.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $4,500 pledged
    • Funded

    Project Involve Fellow Jesse Morrison is producing.
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/jesse-morrison/

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    Swing! by Susan Glatzer

    An inside look into the culture of swing dancing and the characters who make it special.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $116,270 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Susan Glatzer is a Film Independent Producers Lab Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/susan-glatzer/

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    Stand Clear of the Closing Doors by Sam Fleischner

    When a young autistic boy runs away from his Mexican-immigrant family, he embarks on an odyssey that forces his family to reconcile

    Successful!
    • 123% funded
    • $43,374 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Sam Fleischner is a Film Independent Grant recipient Fellow

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    Yankee Restraint by Yankee Restraint Team

    A feature-length documentary following one couple's struggle in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $26,126 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Mollye Asher is a Film Independent Fast Track Fellow

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    CONSIDERATION by Veerendra K. Prasad

    A law school grad, struggling to pay off her student loans, stumbles on a website connecting young women with wealthy older men...

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $17,392 pledged
    • Funded

    Director V Prasad is a Film Independent Screenwriting Lab Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/v-prasad/

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    Chasing Penelope - A Film Independent Short Film Project by Chasing Penelope

    Innocence meets reality in this brother/sister adventure to the Walk of Fame, where each of them learns something new about life...

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $2,500 pledged
    • Funded

    Produced by Ben Rodriguez, a Project Involve Fellow.
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/ben-rodriguez/

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    Dear Jen by Stephen Suettinger

    An indie feature film about Owen, a vending machine supplier who learns that sometimes in life, you just need a little change.

    Successful!
    • 130% funded
    • $28,731 pledged
    • Funded

    Produced by Rikki Jarrett, Producing Lab and Project Involve Fellow
    http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/rikki-jarrett/

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    She Gone Rogue by zackarydrucker

    A short experimental narrative film created in collaboration with Rhys Ernst, starring Flawless Sabrina, Holly Woodlawn & Vaginal Davis

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $8,639 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Rhys Ernst is a 2012 Project Involve Fellow http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/rhys-ernst/

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    The Porchlight Sessions by Anna Schwaber

    The evolution of the bluegrass sound told through the voices of the community.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $70,390 pledged
    • Funded

    Editor is Project Involve 2010 Fellow Chris Cloyd

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    We Women Warriors/ Tejiendo Sabiduria by Nicole Karsin

    WE WOMEN WARRIORS follows native women caught in the crossfire of Colombia's warfare who use nonviolent resistance defend their people.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $50,119 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Nicole Karsin is a Film Independent Fellow, Documentary Lab -2011

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    FUTURE WEATHER, TRIBECA WORLD PREMIERE! by Future Weather

    A Midwestern teen is abandoned by her single mom and decides to take survival into her own hands.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $41,927 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director/producer - Jenny Deller is a Film Independent Fellow, Screenwriting and Producing Labs and Fast Track - 2010, and producer Kristin Fairweather is a Film Independent Fellow Producing Lab - 2009, Fast Track - 2010.

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    Alaska is a Drag - AFI Directing Workshop for Women by Shaz Bennett

    Leo is in training to be an international superstar, but since he works in a fish cannery in Alaska his dreams are hard fought.

    Successful!
    • 194% funded
    • $17,535 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Shaz Bennet is a Los Angeles Film Festival alum as well as a a programmer for the shorts competition.

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    The Miracle Mile Paradox ARG by Transmedia LA (deleted)

    An immersive gaming experience played online and in real life involving a Time Switch machine. Produced by Transmedia LA members.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $9,701 pledged
    • Funded

    Story Producer Angela Salamanca is a Film Independent Fellow, Project Involve - 2008

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    EMIT by J S Mayank

    Sci-fi: In a world where time flows backwards, an old man goes to the morgue to meet his wife for the first time, as she comes to life.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $23,685 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Jesse Morrison is a Project Involve Fellow, 2012

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    "The Grizzly" Film Independent Short Film Project by Maroon Productions

    A mother jeopardizes her job as a nanny to fulfill her son's birthday wish.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $4,511 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Aaron Celious, writer Allison Lee, producer Jesse Morrison, associate producer Wosun Choi, cinematographer Marlena Steiner and editor Victoria Page are Film Independent Fellows (Project Involve 2012)

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    "Lunch With Wolves" Film Independent Short Film Project by Quota Productions

    Two wolves and a dancing lamb try to decide on what to have for lunch.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $6,117 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director Dana Turken, producer Nicco Ardin, associate producer Ellie Wen, and editor Szu-Hua Wang are Film Independent Fellows (Project Involve 2012)

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    Ninah's Dowry by Victor Viyuoh

    Ninah is a runaway wife whose husband finds out she's pregnant and he comes to recover the dowry he paid or take home the woman he owns

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $7,500 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director Victor Viyuoh is a Film Independent Fellow. Directors Lab, 2003

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    Help us finish CALL ME KUCHU for its world premiere! by Malika and Katy

    We've been invited to premiere our documentary at the Berlin International Film Festival - but we need your help!

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $11,044 pledged
    • Funded

    Co-directors, co-producers Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright are Film Independent Fellows (Documentary Lab, 2011)

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    Mosquita y Mari - A new voice in independent filmmaking by Aurora Guerrero

    Mosquita y Mari is a feature length film that captures the intricacies of youth, love and survival.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $82,468 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer / director Aurora Guerrero is a Film Independent Fellow, Project:Involve 2000.

    Producer Charlene Agabao is a Film Independent Fellow, Producers Lab 2009.

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    Pariah the Movie by Dee Rees

    Who do you become when you can't be yourself?

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $11,011 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Nekisa Cooper is a Film Independent Fellow Fast Track 2009 and Project:Involve 2009.

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    The Lie comes to theaters! by Mary Pat Bentel

    After 2 years of extremely hard work, our film, The Lie, is being released on November 18th.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $8,190 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Joshua Leonard is a Film Independent Fellow, Directors Lab 2008

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    BURN: The Detroit Firefighter Documentary by detroitfirefilm

    BURN is a feature documentary about Detroit, told through the eyes of its firefighters.

    Successful!
    • 149% funded
    • $119,547 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Tom Putnam is a Film Independent Fellow, Producers Lab 2004 and Fast Track 2010 and 2011

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    The Thing by Rhys Ernst

    A woman, a transgendered man, and their cat travel towards a mysterious roadside attraction known as "The Thing".

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $5,408 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Rhys Ernst is a Film Independent Fellow, Project Involve 2012

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    Mulligan by Will Slocombe

    An indie comedy about friendship, golf, Apollo, and do-overs. John and Karl head to WI to find $500,000 buried on a golf course.

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $11,528 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Will Slocombe is a long time Film Independent employee.

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    On the Ice: The Movie by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean

    Friendship, murder, and deceit in the Arctic – On the Ice is the first Alaskan feature by an Inuit director + entirely Inuit cast.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $85,690 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Cara Marcous is a Film Independent Fellow, Fast Track 2009.

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    NYChildren Exhibit: Let's open Park51's doors to the world! by Park51 Community Center

    1st exhibit at Park51 Community Center. NYChildren Exhibit includes photos of children from over 170 countries, living in NYC.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $70,722 pledged
    • Funded

    Danny Goldfield is a Film Independent Fellow, Producers lab 2002.

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    Help us edit CALL ME KUCHU, a film about LGBT Ugandans by Malika and Katy

    Four LGBT Ugandans fight for justice and freedom on the frontlines of Africa's gay rights movement.

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • $11,969 pledged
    • Funded

    Malika Zouhali-Worrall is a Film Independent Fellow, Documentary Lab and Fast Track 2011.

    Kathrine Fairfax Wright is a Film Independent Fellow, Documentary Lab and Fast Track 2011.

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    FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE – an independent film by Maris Curran by Maris Curran

    An intimate feature film about love, loss and compassion.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $40,613 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Nekisa Cooper Film Independent Fellow, Fast Track 2009 and Project:Involve 2009.

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    Rhys' Thesis: "Tristan and Zooey" by Rhys Ernst

    Tristan and Zooey find their relationship tested as they drive with their cat towards the mysterious roadside attraction "The Thing".

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $9,381 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Rhys Ernst is a Film Independent Fellow, Project Involve 2011

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    The Light In Her Eyes by Julia Meltzer and Laura Nix

    Documentary film about an inspiring female Qur’an teacher giving women the tools to challenge cultural traditions in Damascus, Syria.

    Successful!
    • 210% funded
    • $21,041 pledged
    • Funded

    Julia Meltzer and Laura Nix participated are Film Independent Fellows, Documentary Lab 2011.

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    THE HAPPY SAD (from the director of BROTHER TO BROTHER) by Rodney Evans

    A feature film that follows two couples, one black and one white, as they navigate open relationships and sexual identity.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $17,111 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Rodney Evans is a Film Independent Fellow, Fast Track 2009.

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    Help us transfer Carl Boenish's archive and finish the feature film Gravity by Marah Amberlyn Strauch

    We are seeking funds to transfer over 90,000 feet of 16mm from Carl Boenish's archive to be included in the feature documentary Gravity.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $10,817 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Marah Strauch is a Film Independent Fellow, Fast Track 2010 and Documentary Lab 2011.

    Producer Eric Bruggeman is a Film Independent Fellow, Fast Track 2010.

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    FIRST CIRCLE completion & outreach by Heather Rae

    FIRST CIRCLE is a feature documentary about foster care, family and healing in the Western United States from filmmaker Heather Rae.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $5,310 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Heather Rae is a Film Independent Fellow 2009, Piaget Producers Award 2009.

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    FOLKLORE: A COMEDY by Justin Calen Chenn

    FOLKLORE is a comedy feature that showcases the interviews of many mythic beings of folklore.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $13,285 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Justin Calen Chiang is a Film Independent Fellow, Project:Involve 2008.

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    If: A Documentary Film of the Egyptian Revolution by Micah Garen and Marie-Helene Carleton

    "If" is the coming-of-age story of four young Egyptian women who find their voices and change the face of the Arab world.

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • $17,852 pledged
    • Funded

    Micah Garen is a Film Independent Fellow, Documentary Lab 2011.

    Marie-Helene Carleton is a Film Independent Fellow, Documentary Lab 2011.

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    The Four Dollar Fundraiser for "Housebroken" by Wade Gasque

    “Housebroken” is a short comedy about a hopeless romantic who falls into a precarious menage-a-trois with a long-term couple.

    Successful!
    • 171% funded
    • $6,840 pledged
    • Funded

    Writer/director Wade Gasque is a Film Independent Fellow, Directors Lab, Screenwriters Lab, and Producers Lab 2009.

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    How to Cheat - Help us get to the LA Film Festival! by Amber Sealey

    How to Cheat is a self-funded, DIY-style feature film that has been accepted into competition at the LA Film Festival!

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $4,600 pledged
    • Funded

    How to Cheat won Best Peformance in the Narrative Competition at the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival.