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    Borderline Films presents James White by Borderline Films

    The new feature from award-winning Borderline Films, starring Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi

    • 27% funded
    • $13,965 pledged
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    Alumni Antonio Campos ("Simon Killer) and Sean Durkin ("Martha Marcy May Marlene") are co-producing Josh Mond's the directorial debut "James White." The Borderline Films trio are inviting YOU to join their team to finish "James White". Become a backer now! http://kck.st/1qkW3SD

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    DisHonesty - A Documentary Feature Film by SALTY Features

    The truth is, we all lie - and by "we," we mean everyone!

    • 90% funded
    • $113,954 pledged
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    Sundance Alumna Yael Melamede is making a documentary with author Dan Ariely based on his research in the New York Times bestseller, “The Truth About Dishonesty.” We promise you won’t regret supporting this telling project.

    http://kck.st/N3bkst

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    THE OBJECT - Short Film - Aviation Cinemas + Pyramid Scheme by Jason Reimer

    Toby is having trouble with his wife and a gift they bought together. One of them is going to have to let go for good.

    • 42% funded
    • $2,966 pledged
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    Sundance Alumnus Producer Adam Donaghey has teamed up with director Jason Reimer on the wildly strange short film "THE OBJECT." They are seeking a little extra cash to help finish the film. Support the team and score some cool rewards for doing so.

    http://kck.st/1edsr8i

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    HAVANA MOTOR CLUB - A DOCUMENTARY by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt

    Help us finish our documentary about Cuba's drag-racing community and their quest to hold the first official race since the Revolution.

    • 82% funded
    • $43,045 pledged
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    Producer of “Control Room", Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt spent over 2 years filming a documentary about a group of Cuban drag racers. TODAY he is rallying together to raise funds to complete & premiere the film. Help BJ cross the finish line by becoming a backer!

    http://kck.st/1g4QTTh

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    La Vernia by Ruthie Doyle

    A Brooklyn dancer returns to rural Texas town LaVernia for a funeral and is confronted with family, identity and the loss left behind.

    • 43% funded
    • $15,297 pledged
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    Sundance alumna ("The Thing") and staffer Ruthie Doyle wrote/directed/starred in the film "La Vernia." The short was shot on 35mm film and it's now in post production. Support Ruthie and her team by becoming a backer and help finish "La Vernia"!

    http://kck.st/1qeU9Be

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    TIDES album project by Secretly Important

    10 original songs on the theme of Tides, by 10 different Washington bands, with the same producer at the same studio, pressed to vinyl.

    • 13% funded
    • $1,587 pledged
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    Sundance Theater Alumnus Brian Snider is working with 10 Washington based musicians to create an album that defines the Pacific Northwest. Support these artists and score the awesome soundtrack for doing so.

    http://kck.st/1pNuTUp

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    a secret sci-fi film shot in China • 沙尘暴 starring ai weiwei by Jason Wishnow

    When the air is toxic and your lead actor is under surveillance, you make a SHORT film and you shoot it FAST.

    • 286% funded
    • $94,418 pledged
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    Director Jason WIshnow premiered his short "Oedipus" at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. He's now sharing the secret short film "The Sand Storm" and needs your support to to make the film happen! Become a backer of this one-of-a-kind film.

    http://kck.st/1ghIonP

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    The Homestretch - Feature Documentary by Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare

    Three homeless teenagers brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future.

    Successful!
    • 133% funded
    • $35,115 pledged
    • Funded

    Documentary Film Grantees Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare are rallying together for their latest documentary "The Homestretch." Support these super talented filmmakers as they complete the final creative steps of post-production to premiere this spring.

    http://kck.st/1mJ2oFC

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    THE WORLD BEFORE HER - INDIA CAMPAIGN by Nisha Pahuja

    Award-winning documentary The World Before Her launches India-wide campaign!

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $57,290 pledged
    • Funded

    Nisha Phauja screened "The World Before Her" an documentary explores Miss India pageant and a Hindu Fundamentalist camp for girls, as part of Film Forward . Now, she's conducting a 6-month outreach campaign throughout India and YOU can help by backing.

    http://kck.st/1cAGpKW

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    I Believe In Unicorns by Leah Meyerhoff

    ...a road trip through the stunning and complex landscape of troubled young love. World Premiere at SXSW 2014.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $20,266 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance Alumnae Allison Anders, Heather Rae, and Amy Seimetz rally with writer/director Leah Meyerhoff and her project, “I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS.” Their film will be premiering in Narrative Competition at the SXSW Film Festival but only if YOU support now.

    http://kck.st/1lfv76R

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    Kill Shakespeare by IDW Games

    Pick one of Shakespeare’s greatest heroes and battle his villains in this semi-cooperative board game. The game play’s the thing!

    Successful!
    • 154% funded
    • $38,585 pledged
    • Funded

    Anthony Del Col & Conor McCreery went to the Sundance New Frontier Story Lab in 2011 and further developed their project, "Kill Shakespeare". Before they releaseth "Kill Shakespeare," they art raising funds to maketh sure the game is truly awesome.

    http://kck.st/1fxIxnf

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    ART AND CRAFT, a feature documentary by Sam Cullman+Jen Grausman

    When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $65,845 pledged
    • Funded

    Sam Cullman directed/produced the Oscar Nominated Documentary, "If a Tree Falls..." in 2011. Now, Sam and Jen Grausman team up to tell mystery behind a 30-year art con in their latest doc "Art and Craft". Help them with the final touches by supporting.

    http://kck.st/1gRdoSf

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    The Heart Machine: Help Us Get to SXSW by The Heart Machine

    A modern mystery about love and intimacy in the digital age, starring John Gallagher Jr. and Kate Lyn Sheil, and premiering at SXSW

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $25,455 pledged
    • Funded

    "The Heart Machine" team Lucas Joaquin ("Keep The Lights On") and Zachary Wigon need some finishing funds to get to their premiere. Warm the cockles of your heart by becoming a backer today!

    http://kck.st/1fHLkNw

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    BIG SIGNIFICANT THINGS World Premiere at SXSW '14 by Bryan Reisberg

    Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones) stars in this dark road comedy about a guy who wants to be in a light road comedy.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $11,982 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance Producer Andrew Corkin ("An Oversimplification of Her Beauty", "Martha Marcy May Marlene," "We Are What We Are") has teamed up with Byran Reisberg for his directorial debut, "BIG SIGNIFICANT THINGS." Join the team on this roadtrip by backing today.

    http://kck.st/1eRwMvn

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    Being George Clooney by Paul Mariano

    A documentary about audio dubbing Hollywood films for foreign markets featuring the international voices of George Clooney.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $92,386 pledged
    • Funded

    Paul Mariano brought his documentary "These Amazing Shadows" to the Sundance Film Festival in 2011. Since then, he's been crafting his latest documentary "Being George Clooney." Help finish the film by supporting and receive some sweet memorabilia.

    http://kck.st/1oq05JE

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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

    Talented and beloved Sundance actors Blythe Danner and Martin Starr have teamed up with Brett Haley to tell a story that gives a fresh perspective on the twilight years. Join the team as they kickstart for production funds by backing.

    http://kck.st/1dDDY9W

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    THE FOXY MERKINS: HOOKING OUR WAY TO SUNDANCE AND BEYOND! by The Foxy Merkins Team

    The filmmakers who brought you the indie hit CODEPENDENT LESBIAN SPACE ALIEN SEEKS SAME are making a new comedy about lesbian hookers!

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $12,802 pledged
    • Funded

    Madeleine Olnek, Lisa Haas & Jackie Monahan the funny ladies who made "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" are ready to charm your pants off again with their latest film but need to some assistance for the big finish. Support them today!

    http://kck.st/1clKqFF

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    OBVIOUS CHILD: a 2014 Sundance World Premiere! by Gillian Robespierre

    A real movie starring real lady Jenny Slate!

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $37,214 pledged
    • Funded

    Gillian Robespierre will premiere her film "Obvious Child" at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival! But before she does, she needs to complete and finish the film. Help Gillian put the finishing touches on her hilarious film by becoming a backer NOW.

    http://kck.st/18qxn6q

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    The Fold soundtrack by Alexa Seligman

    Our feature film ‘The Fold’ is filled with beautiful music and we would like to release a soundtrack album.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • £2,261 pledged
    • Funded

    Actress Catherine McCormack starred in Sundance films “The Land of Girls” and “Loaded.” Together with Alexa Seligman, she's releasing the soundtrack to their latest project, "The Fold." Help the team out by backing today and receiving some magical tunes.

    http://kck.st/18ok1rd

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    RUN FAST - A Short Film by Anna Musso by Anna Musso

    A Kenyan runner travels to Los Angeles to compete in her first professional marathon, where losing will cost her more than the race.

    Successful!
    • 173% funded
    • $20,761 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumna Anna Musso wowed audiences at the 2012 Festival with her short "L TRAIN". She is ready to do it again with her project "RUN FAST", executive produced by Festival alumnus Alexander Payne. Run, don't walk, to support and back this campaign today.

    http://kck.st/18ohvkY

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    EMBERS - a sci-fi feature film directed by Claire Carré by Charles Spano

    In the near future, survivors of a global epidemic are plagued by a debilitating symptom of the disease - double amnesia.

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $23,028 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance and IFP alumni, Charles Spano ("Io") and Claire Carré invite you to be a part of "embers." This dystopian, futuristic sci-fi feature film will tell the story of what remains after the world is affected by a double amnesia epidemic.

    http://kck.st/187z8Q0

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    Acid Horizon by Acid Horizon

    Acid Horizon is the story of a tenacious marine biologist who chases down his nightmare... to the very bottom of the sea.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $27,565 pledged
    • Funded

    2012 Sundance Film Festival alumnus Ivan Hurzeler ("Famous Person Talent Agency: Pearls of Asia") tells the story of a tenacious marine biologist who is prepared to go all the way to the very bottom of the sea, just in order to save it!

    http://kck.st/1bB1BPr

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    NED RIFLE by Hal Hartley

    The thrilling conclusion to a story it took 20 years to tell—HENRY FOOL, FAY GRIM, and now, shooting in spring 2014...

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $395,292 pledged
    • Funded

    Screenwriter, producer and director Hal Hartley concludes his Grim Family Trilogy with the release of "Ned Rifle." Help him finish telling the story of this lovable wreck of an American family, while scoring some amazing rewards!

    http://kck.st/186f808

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    The Making of a King by Nicole Miyahara

    In a city where queens rule the stage, this documentary reveals drag KINGS can reign just as fierce!

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $12,052 pledged
    • Funded

    Help filmmaker Nicole Miyahara reveal the experiences and challenges drag kings face in LA. "The Making of a King" gives us a candid look at this fast growing drag king community as they reveal their aspirations, and how they re-imagine masculinity.

    http://kck.st/1alMC0l

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    Drunktown's Finest by Sydney Freeland

    3 Native Americans: a college-bound student, a father-to-be, and a promiscuous transsexual struggle to escape their Indian reservation.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $31,622 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance loves Sydney Freeland. She went to our Screenwriters lab, Directors lab, Creative Producing Summit, and the Native Filmmaker Lab with "Drunktown's Finest". She's almost finished with the film and only needs a few more bucks. So back her today!

    http://kck.st/1fOC9h0

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    AN UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS by Heather Rae

    A unique child reflects on her family's holiday weekend and her magical friendship with an unexpected guest.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $44,435 pledged
    • Funded

    All star producer and Sundance Alumna Heather Rae (“Frozen River") and co-directors Russell Friedenberg (“Trudell”) and Randy Redroad (“The Doe Boy”) need YOUR HELP to finish their film. Be a part of this truly unique film by becoming a backer today.

    http://kck.st/1anky7y

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    MARMATO - Colombian Mining Documentary Seeks Finishing Funds by Mark Grieco

    Colombia is the focal point of the new global gold rush and Marmato, a mining town with over 500 years of history, is the new frontier.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $45,731 pledged
    • Funded

    Documentary Feature Program supported Mark Grieco with production funds for his documentary “Marmato” in spring 2013. The film is ALMOST finished and now needs your support. Check out the one-of-a-kind rewards and become a backer now.

    http://kck.st/1aPsKxH

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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

    Sundance Documentary Feature Program granted PJ Raval funds for the production of "Before You Know It." Now, PJ and his team are doing whatever it takes to get this film in theaters. Check out his rad rewards and back this campaign today.

    http://kck.st/18Kb5K8

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    THE BOUNCEBACK Road Show (Air Sex included) by Bryan Poyser

    We're taking this outrageous and heartfelt comedy about love and revenge in Austin, Texas on a road show and we need your help!

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $69,846 pledged
    • Funded

    Bryan Poyser premiered "Lovers of Hate" at the 2010 Festival. Now he's taking "The Bouceback" on the road for a theatrical movie tour, but needs your help. Support this inappropriately hysterical film and score some awesome rewards for doing so!

    http://kck.st/19pJLD6

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    Darwin: The Series by Karl Kenzler and Christopher Gerson

    Leo Darwin Is A Life Coach Whose LIfe Is Falling Apart

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $37,500 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance NEXT alum Carrie Preston debuted her feature "That's What She Said" at the 2012 Film Festival. Since then she's won an Emmy for "True Blood" and you can take her out to lunch and celebrate (if you support her latest creative project). Check it out!

    http://kck.st/15W8gVO

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    WORTHY - Feature Film by Amberlee Colson

    A young actress abandons her principles in pursuit of fame, only to realize her biggest fan is back at home.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $28,700 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Amberlee Colson on making her dream come true with this 106% funded project! We cannot wait to see "Worthy" come to life in the near future and will keep our eyes open for this one, you should too!

    http://kck.st/19fhBc9

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    BIKES vs CARS - WE ARE MANY by Fredrik Gertten

    The bicycle, an amazing tool for change. People all over the world are moving towards a new system. Will the economic power allow it?

    Successful!
    • 164% funded
    • $82,125 pledged
    • Funded

    Fredrik Gertten premiered his doc "BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!*" at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and now is shaking things up with his latest film "Bikes Vs. Cars." Help steer this film across the finish line by donating today.

    http://kck.st/1f7i1Xj

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    BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez: A documentary film by Goldwater, Attie, Gordon

    A performance packed documentary about Sonia Sanchez, poet, activist and pioneer of the Black Arts Movement. Still going strong at 79.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $57,150 pledged
    • Funded

    Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater & Sabrina Schmidt Gordon produced "Mrs. Goundo's Daughter" in '08 with the Sundance Doc Film Program. Now they've teamed up once again to document the incredible life of Sonia Sanchez. Tell Sonia's bold story by backing today!

    http://kck.st/15K3SLV

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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

    Sundance alumni and first cousins Tracy Droz Tragos & Andrew Droz Palermo have returned to their hometown Rich Hill, Missouri, to document the struggles and the lives of the people. Join the family of filmmakers to help bring this untold story to life.

    http://kck.st/152Cpm8

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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

    Alumni Jay Duplass ("Cyrus" & "Jeff Who Lives At Home") and Linas Phillips ("Bass Ackwards") team up with J. Davis for a very strange road trip comedy. Hop on the bandwagon by donating today and experience a trip you'll never forget.

    http://kck.st/18pVi1A

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    Be Natural: The untold story of Alice Guy-Blaché. by Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs

    A documentary searching for Alice Guy-Blaché, who at 23 was the first female director, became a powerful figure in film, then vanished.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $219,263 pledged
    • Funded

    Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs premiered their doc, “Bhutto” at the 2010 Festival. Now they have teamed up again to tell the story of prolific filmmaker, Alice Guy-Blache. Join the team of supporters (Robert Redford supports!) by backing today.

    http://kck.st/13bDln4

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    John 3:16 -- a film project that will save a man's soul! by John Bryant

    A man gets into a terrible traffic accident in the middle of nowhere.... And two religious zealots try their best to "save" him.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $9,018 pledged
    • Funded

    John Bryant has a knack for dark films…you’ve probably seen them at our Festival (“Oh My God” “Momma’s Boy” "Baghead"). He’s ready to make his next contortion “John 3:16”, but first needs a little help. Be John's dark Savior and donate some clams today.

    http://kck.st/133EugD

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    Dogtown Redemption by Amir Soltani

    Dogtown Redemption is the story of America's untouchables: Americans who survive by recycling trash in Oakland, CA.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $56,125 pledged
    • Funded

    Documentary Alumni Amir Soltani is finishing his latest doc “Dogtown Redemption,” a story of garbage recyclers in Oakland. Support this heartwarming documentary by backing today and earning some super special rewards.

    http://kck.st/12VN79b

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    PAPERBACK - A Feature Film by Adam Bowers

    The second feature-length comedy by Sundance alum Adam Bowers. A smart, (painfully) real comedy/romance.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $39,246 pledged
    • Funded

    Official Sundance selectee and part of the 2010 NEXT Program, filmmaker Adam Bowers follows up "New Low" with his second feature-length comedy "Paperback." Adam tells the story of a pizza cook who never left his college town. Help Adam finish "Paperback!"

    http://kck.st/1aQuH2o

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    Gennadiy, our new documentary. by Danny Yourd & Steve Hoover

    A new film from the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning creators of Blood Brother.

    Successful!
    • 124% funded
    • $49,736 pledged
    • Funded

    Steve Hoover and Danny Yourd won BOTH the 2013 Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award with their heartfelt film “Blood Brother”. Now they are ready to wow you again with their latest doc “Gennadiy.” Help this award winning team make their next film!

    http://bit.ly/Gennadiy

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    CHANGING THE GAME - the Soccer Documentary by Shilpi Gupta

    Six Teens. Three Continents. A World Cup to Save Lives.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $25,678 pledged
    • Funded

    Join team CTG! Alumni Shilpi Gupta won the Sundance Short Filmmaking Award in 2004 with her film "When the Storm Came" and now she's finishing up her newest doc "Changing the Game." Kick in some support and let's shout, "Goooooooaaal!"

    http://kck.st/12Br4Ez

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    Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows by Robert Hatch-Miller

    A documentary about the best soul singer you’ve ever heard–even if you've never heard of him.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $46,730 pledged
    • Funded

    Syl Johnson's songs have been sampled hundreds of times over the years -- you've heard it but never knew it was him. Help filmmaker Robert Hatch-Miller get Syl's voice out and tell the truly unique story of this musical genius!

    http://kck.st/1716dhq

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    The Return by Adam Zucker

    The Return, a documentary film by Adam Zucker, explores the unique reality of being young and Jewish in Poland today.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $46,228 pledged
    • Funded

    Two-time Sundance selectee Adam Zucker explores the future of Judaism in Poland. Adam dives deep into what it means to be young and Jewish. Help this Sundance alumnus secure the finishing funds to this documentary!

    http://kck.st/ZFuweH

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    Summer's Different by Tamar Rogoff Performance Projects

    A family loses its balance when one of its members suddenly reveals a gender identity that challenges their equilibrium.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $12,293 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumna Tamar Rogoff ("The Faun Experience") returns with another look into what makes people beautifully different from one another. In this project, she tells the story of a family member who's gender identity challenges the family's equilibrium.

    http://kck.st/10EAa1L

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    OUT Youth Theater Film Project by Ellen Brodsky

    Documentary film about a theater troupe of LGBTQ youth & their allies creating a revealing production on the theme of love.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $56,414 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Ellen Brodsky on locking the finishing funds to turn "Out" into a reality! We can't wait to see this beautifully unique project change lives!

    http://kck.st/13NIouI

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    BURMA by Standard Arts

    On the eve of an annual sibling reunion, a troubled young writer is sent reeling with the arrival of an unexpected guest.

    Successful!
    • 131% funded
    • $13,157 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumnus Carlos Puga ("Satan Since 2003") creates a beautiful piece with "Burma." Emerging actor Christopher Abbot, recently seen on TV show "Girls," leads the cast on this story about a quirky family. Help this official SXSW selection take off!

    http://kck.st/YPxTPA

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    Kickstarter my new Vine App Film Series! by BobbyMiller

    Award winning filmmaker Bobby Miller needs your help to make Vine app films.

    Successful!
    • 1,077% funded
    • $958 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumnus Bobby Miller is back with a new experiment, a Vine film series! This innovating filmmaker is pushing the envelope and creating amazing work with Vine. We're definitely keeping our eyes open for his next five second videos!

    http://kck.st/YxtjaH

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    WINNERS a short film by Ryan Dickie

    Two former Olympians try to escape their collapsing lives at a remote lake house, only to find the past has come back to haunt them.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $5,256 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumnus Ryan Dickie ("After You Left") switches gears to tell the story of two former Olympians trying to escape their past. Help Ryan and his team embark in this dramatic thriller!

    http://kck.st/UF3ZCM

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    "Karski & The Lords of Humanity" by Sławomir Grünberg

    A partially animated documentary film about a man who tried to prevent the Holocaust

    Successful!
    • 133% funded
    • $60,284 pledged
    • Funded

    Sławomir Grünberg embarks in the emotional story of a man who tried to prevent the holocaust in this beautiful partially animated documentary. Help Slawomir and his team bring back Jan Karski's story by donating today!

    http://kck.st/UAY8w7

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    THE FAITHFUL: The King, the Pope, the Princess by Annie Berman

    One filmmaker's meditative journey into the worlds of ELVIS PRESLEY, POPE JOHN PAUL II and PRINCESS DIANA exploring fans, faith & image

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $26,128 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Annie Berman on successfully funding "The Faithful" and successfully avoiding showing, mentioning, or representing the image of Elvis through her whole picture. Man, that must've been hard...

    http://kck.st/TevZW9

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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

    Congratulations to all "She's Lost Control" team on securing the finishing funds to tell the story of Ronah! We can't wait to see the finished project!

    http://kck.st/W4qFcR

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    "So Low" - Music Video by The Controversy

    Our band The Controversy is joining a Sundance winning director to create a very special music video.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $7,056 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumnus and award-winner Amin Matalqa joins forces with The Controversy to bring to life a very special story in their new music video for "So Low." Back this project today and you might even get your fifteen minutes of fame!

    http://kck.st/SXYEUJ

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    Continental - The Big Finish! by Malcolm Ingram

    A look at the legendary New York City gay bath house 'The Continental Baths' told by the people who were there.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $14,051 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumnus Malcolm Ingram's latest project "The Continental Bath" explores similar themes as his officially Sundance selected work "small town gay bar." Here Malcolm explores NY's legendary gay bath house and the secrets it kept.

    http://kck.st/PEQIVF

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    Coded Stories: Art, Bar Codes, & Mapuche Identity by Okapi Films

    Campaign for crucial filming costs to follow an artist as he documents Mapuche storytellers and encodes their stories into textiles.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $32,140 pledged
    • Funded

    Okapi Films' "Coded Stories" follows an artist as he documents and decodes the Mapuche stories. Help them keep the rich and beautiful Mapuche culture and art alive! Support Okapi Films and you might even score some original art while you are at it!

    http://kck.st/LyRWgk

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    Oni's First Dance Residency in New York by Oni Brown

    I am choreographing a dance inspired by Afro-Cuban Yoruba culture as an Emerging Artist in residence at The Field

    Successful!
    • 134% funded
    • $2,687 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Sundance Theater Lab alumna Oni Brown on securing the final funds to finish, inspire and move thousands with her project! And congratulations to the lucky backer who got an exclusive behind the scenes look of the whole project!

    http://kck.st/Ija5gb

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    A Defiant Dude by James Lantz and Eat More Kale guy

    A t-shirt artist defies Chick-fil-a, a multi-billion dollar fast food chain, when they lay claim to his art and website. Documentary.

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • $89,700 pledged
    • Funded

    Watch a hell of "A Defiant Dude" proudly step up to a multi-billion dollar company in James Lantz's documentary. We don't know about you, but we're suddenly craving some kale and a t-shirt making lesson from Bo doesn't sound so bad either...

    http://kck.st/z1k25q

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    memory (loss) bank by Adam Sekuler

    memory (loss) bank, a joint artistic endeavor of Adam Sekuler and Shannon Stewart, investing in high-risk recollection

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $2,856 pledged
    • Funded

    Adam Sekuler and Shannon Stewart embark in a daring artistic exploration of memory and loss in "memory (loss) bank." Help this dance, film, art and psychology experiment come to life by donating today!

    http://kck.st/y3d1d7

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    99% (The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film) by Audrey Ewell & Aaron Aites

    In a process that mirrors the OWS movement itself, 60+ award-winning filmmakers & artists are making a film about it. Together.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $20,420 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats on the 116% funded project and official Sundance selection to the whole team of 60+ filmmakers involved in "99% (The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film)!" We could not be more ecstatic to show your film this year!

    http://kck.st/u5KTt4

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    FOLK a feature-length documentary by Sara Terry

    Part road trip movie, part music doc, 3 folk musicians struggle to be heard in the modern version of this distinctly American art form.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $41,320 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Sundance alumna Sara Terry ("Fambul Tok") on a 125% funded project. But most of all congratulations to the lucky someone who got a Dirk Hamilton original song written especially for them. We're jealous!

    http://kck.st/si06vQ

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    Valencia (the movies): Chapter 9 by silas howard

    An epic, DIY collaboration between 21 filmmakers, each one translating a chapter of the award-winning novel Valencia into a short film.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $3,105 pledged
    • Funded

    Two-time Sundance select Silas Howard is challenging 21 filmmakers to translate one chapter of award-winning novel Valencia into a five minute short. 21 filmmakers, 5 minutes? We don't know about you but we can't wait to see this! So help out and donate!

    http://kck.st/snhVrW

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    99% - The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film by Audrey Ewell & Aaron Aites

    In a process that mirrors the OWS movement itself, 40+ award-winning filmmakers & artists are making a film about it. Together.

    Successful!
    • 352% funded
    • $3,522 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites on a 352% funded project and an official Sundance selection!

    http://kck.st/nHEb8h

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    @home - A Kindling Group Documentary by Kindling Group

    @home tells the remarkable story of Mark Horvath’s fierce commitment to make the homeless visible.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $11,386 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats to filmmaker Mark Horvath and Kindling Group on locking the remaining funds to turn "@home" into reality and making the homeless visible!

    http://kck.st/onxqFA

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    Prognosis of a Faun: A Documentary by Tamar & Daisy

    A choreographer and an actor with cerebral palsy defy the odds through an unorthodox experiment with the body.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $33,195 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Tamar & Daisy tell the beautiful story about actor and dancer Gregg; a 30 year-old man with cerebral palsy. Watch Gregg's body change before your eyes and defy all odds, all while enjoying some amazing rewards! Be a part of this story by donating now!

    http://kck.st/qcIrmx

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    Telly by Evan Mather

    A 10-minute bedtime horror story about a girl who watches too much television - written, directed and animated by Evan Mather.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $1,625 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumnus Evan Mather ("Icarus of Pittsburgh") is back with his next animation short "Telly!" Help him finish his project and you might even get a children's book version o "Telly!"

    http://kck.st/pHvE4R

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    To Be Forever Wild - A Documentary Film in Progress by David Becker

    To be adventurous. To be inspired. To be brave. To Be Forever Wild.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $10,206 pledged
    • Funded

    Help David Becker finish his beautiful and inspiring documentary "To Be Forever Wild!" Bring to life this adventurous exploration of how people interact with nature all while scoring some amazing rewards!

    http://kck.st/ng5kSF

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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

    Congrats to longtime Sundance friend, alumna, panelist, and trustee Heather Rae on locking the funds to complete "First Circle!" We cannot wait to see the final project!

    http://kck.st/p47i5Q

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    Moving Takahashi by josh soskin

    A mover who decides to rob a family must choose between pulling off a successful heist and saving the life of their suicidal daughter.

    Successful!
    • 142% funded
    • $24,944 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats Josh Soskin on locking the funds to finish "Moving Takahashi!" We can't wait to see what Craig will choose to do! A successful heist or saving a strangers life. What would you do?

    http://kck.st/r6i33c

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    IRIBA CENTER in Rwanda: A Media Archive to Remember History by Anne Aghion

    Nearly two decades after the genocide, IRIBA CENTER will gather Rwanda’s audiovisual history, and make it accessible to all Rwandans.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $47,201 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alumna Anne Aghion, director of "Gacaca, Living Together in Rwanda?" comes back to tell the story of the Iriba Center. Help Anne continue her study of the impact created on the country's culture and people after the genocide.

    http://kck.st/ieBvUW

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    More Business of Being Born - Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein by Business of Being Born

    Filmmakers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein take a deeper look into the controversies and choices surrounding modern childbirth.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $121,679 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Sundance alumni Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein on birthing this lighthearted and empowering documentary about modern childbirth in the United States!

    ttp://kck.st/jKA7YM

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    THE BUS: Off Broadway & Westboro Baptist Church by Jim Lantz

    Our play about small-town homophobia is headed Off Broadway AND to one of the most anti-gay places in the U.S.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $50,492 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats to Jim Lantz on taking his play about small-town homophobia to the controversial Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. With your help Jim was able to tackle this controversial subject and enlighten more people through our country!

    http://kck.st/mb

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    FOURPLAY: TAMPA - Final finish for Cannes! by Kyle Henry

    Help FOURPLAY: TAMPA, the only American short film accepted to Directors Fortnight at Cannes this year, with final finishing funds!

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $1,255 pledged
    • Funded

    Kyle Henry did it again! "FOURPLAY: TAMPA" will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival all due to your help!

    http://kck.st/ez9HCv

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    Down the Drain; development of new play by A. John Boulanger by A. John Boulanger

    Imagine That is in development with its sophomore production, Down the Drain, starring Meredith McCall and Martin Burke.

    Successful!
    • 117% funded
    • $4,415 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats to John Boulanger on getting "Down the Drain" funded!! We can't wait to experience it!

    http://kck.st/eUxk21

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    "Be Like An Ant" a film by Mike Plante by Mike Plante

    Post-Vietnam, Paul bought a trailer for his family to live in. He has been building a house around the trailer ever since.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $5,150 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Sundance alumnus, advisor, curator and programmer Mike Plante fund his unique "Be Like An Ant." Mike wants to tell the unique story of Paul but can't do it without your help!

    http://kck.st/hRk6F2

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    WeOwnTV - Picturing Independence: A Positive Revolution by Banker White

    WeOwnTV presents the work of talented young Sierra Leonean storytellers who are creating a new national identity through film.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $18,115 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Sundance alumnus Banker White deliver one more beautiful and powerful documentary. This time he tell the story of a young Sierra Leonean who is creating a new national identity through film. Be part of this beautiful and empowering story today!

    http://kck.st/gO6EHw

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    Empty Hollow Echo by Adam Sekuler

    Help us finish sound design on EMPTY HOLLOW ECHO.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $5,450 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Adam Sekuler and his team finish "Empty Hollow Echo's" sound design. We all want that echo to sound nice and crisp, so be a part of Adam's story by donating here!

    http://kck.st/ho3GWM

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    Passing Harold Blumenthal - Feature Film by Seth Fisher

    "Passing Harold Blumenthal" is a feature-length comedy about family in New York in the wake of a famous playwright's death.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $50,817 pledged
    • Funded

    We couldn't possibly be happier for Seth Fisher on getting "Passing Harold Blumenthal" funded!

    http://kck.st/hRcTWB

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    PIG - A Mystery, A Puzzle, A Mind-Game Film by Mark Stolaroff

    PIG is a nearly-finished feature film seeking funds to complete post production and for marketing. It's a mystery and a puzzle.

    Successful!
    • 134% funded
    • $20,117 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats to Sundance alumnus Mark Stolaroff on an amazing 134% funded project! We can't wait to see PIG!!

    http://kck.st/14FxMKs

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    An Animated Short Film by Jon Heder & Nick Peterson by Nick Peterson

    An allegorical story of what happens when a selfish man brings the filth of the outside world into the home.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $30,005 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Jon Heder and Nick Peterson on being 111% funded! Here's to wishing it is as successful as Sundance featured "Napoleon Dynamite"!

    http://kck.st/ev3RKN

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    EYE OF THE HURRICANE - Feature Film by Braveart

    EYE OF THE HURRICANE is a feature film about a small Everglades community struggling to recover from a devastating hurricane

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $27,550 pledged
    • Funded

    Looks like you'll be seeing "Eye of the Hurricane" soon! Congratulations to the Braveart team on another success!

    http://kck.st/fwa9st

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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

    Congratulations to Sundance alumnus Rhys Ernst on acquiring the finishing funds for his thesis "Tristan and Zooey!"

    http://kck.st/9AJRYD

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    A MAN NAMED MAGICK: A Short Documentary About A Professional Magician by Robert Hatch-Miller

    Step into the world of Magick Balay, a magician since age 14, and a man with a passion for bringing amazement into people's lives.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $5,161 pledged
    • Funded

    At one point or another we've all needed a little bit of Magick in our lives. Help us tell the story of Magick Balay and amaze people all over the world!

    http://kck.st/cHvPR7

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    Leone Stars: A documentary by Ngardy Conteh

    A 15-minute documentary about an amputee soccer team in Sierra Leone, exploring the power of sport to create dignity and hope when all seems lost.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $20,175 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Ngardy Conteh tell the story of an amputee soccer team in Sierra Leone. Let us show how these amputees rose from victims to champions!

    http://kck.st/ctuasm

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    Our Time - A film by Tatianna Kantorowicz by Danielle DiGiacomo, Producer

    OUR TIME is a hybrid of non-fiction and fiction following two teenages boys over a day, when a strange encounter alters the course of their decisions.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $8,950 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Sundance alumna Danielle DiGiacomo ("Ad Inexplorata") and her team finish this beautiful non-fiction, fiction, hybrid! Be a part of this stunning picture's story while enjoying some perks and rewards!

    http://kck.st/bqbm

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    Don't Knock The Rock Film And Music Festival by Allison Anders

    Devoted to off the radar films about music, we're in our 6th year and could use extra funds to bring filmmakers to the public and musicians to fans.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $4,442 pledged
    • Funded

    Be a part of LA's Don't Knock The Rock Film And Music Festival history by joining Allison Anders in this campaign. Help bring these amazing off the radar features to the big screens!

    http://kck.st/cmuBAi

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    Congress - feature film & soundtrack album based on a series of fictional obituaries by Weston Currie

    The dark history of a town told through a series of fictional obituaries for the people who died there. Soundtrack by Grouper, Mt. Eerie and more.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $13,165 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Weston Currie tell a unique story of a town through a series of fictional obituaries of those who died there. Be part of this story and snag some rewards while you're at it!

    http://kck.st/aO9GLo

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    Pre-order the BASS ACKWARDS Special "Sundance Edition" DVD by Thomas Woodrow

    Be among the very first to own a "Sundance Edition" BASS ACKWARDS DVD, featuring original behind-the-scenes content.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $2,050 pledged
    • Funded

    You've helped us finish "Bass Ackwards," now be among the very first to own a "Sundance Edition" of our film! This special edition features original behind-the-scenes and other exclusive features! You won't be disappointed!

    http://kck.st/9CQJUt

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    Pre-order the Sundance, SXSW, Cannes short film "TUB" on DVD! by BobbyMiller

    Paul jerked off in the shower. Paul just impregnated his bath tub. Help get the Special Edition "TUB" DVD made! I'm unemployed now! Heyo!

    Successful!
    • 161% funded
    • $3,221 pledged
    • Funded

    Pre-order Bobby Miller's short film that rose to stardom in the 2010 Sundance Film Festival!

    http://kck.st/bal6kM

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    FOURPLAY: TAMPA by Kyle Henry

    In TAMPA, a poorly endowed gay man finds unexpected company in a public restroom.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $3,505 pledged
    • Funded

    Kyle Henry is back with the third installment of “FOURPLAY,” this time following a poorly endowed gay man who finds unexpected company in a public restroom. Help Kyle keep exploring sexual behavior in a modern and unconventional way!

    http://kck.st/a3IKA9

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    CAMP VICTORY: AFGHANISTAN Outreach by Thomas Woodrow

    A documentary about the American Exit Strategy from Afghanistan told through the story of the friendship of an American Col. and an Afghan General.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $10,890 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer and Sundance alumnus, Thomas Woodrow (“Bass Ackwards”) embarks in a new story told through the unlikely friendship between an American colonel and an Afghan general. Help Thomas explore this controversial topic through non-partisan reporting!

    http://kck.st/9jyc4X

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    FOURPLAY: SAN FRANCISCO by Kyle Henry

    FOURPLAY: Four true tales of sexual intimacy. In SAN FRANCISCO, a transvestite sex-worker faces a challenging assignment.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $2,955 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Sundance alumnus Kyle Henry (“Room”) honor an unconventional understanding of human sexuality in “FOURPLAY.” Be a part of Kyle’s quest to entertain and subvert notions of normal sexual behavior, by helping this truly unique short come to life.

    http://kck.st/aepF8d

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    Bring BEETLE QUEEN CONQUERS TOKYO to a theater near you! by Jessica Oreck

    This film is about the Japanese enthusiasm for insects. It encourages audiences to rethink the way we look not just at bugs, but all of nature.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $12,950 pledged
    • Funded

    Help Jessica Oreck ("Venus") bring "Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo;" an unconventional approach to science education. Help her inspire and teach children all over the world while enjoying some amazing rewards!

    http://kck.st/93YdI6

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    CITIZEN KOCH by Elsewhere Films - Carl Deal & Tia Lessin

    Thanks to your participation, this campaign is a success! You can still help get the film out. Please join us: www.citizenkoch.com

    Successful!
    • 226% funded
    • $169,522 pledged
    • Funded

    Carl Deal and Tia Lessin brought “Citizen Koch” to the 2013 Festival. These filmmakers are doing whatever they need to share the film with you. Support this important doc that reveals the behind-the-scenes of how public media ACTUALLY operates.

    http://kck.st/159gqqp

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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

    Susan Johnson produced “Mean Creek” and premiered it at the 2004 Festival. Now she’s stepping into the director’s chair with the adaptation of “Carrie Pilby.” But before she calls ACTION! she needs a little help to make this soon-to-be hilarious feature.

    http://kck.st/13WxQ9

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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

    Sundance Film Festival and Screenwriter Lab Alumni Jennifer Phang (“Half-Life”) is taking her award-winning short and developing it into a sci-fi feature. Check out the atomic rewards and support Jennifer today.

    http://kck.st/151V7pt

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    SAVE MY FILM, "I'm the Same" by Marianna Palka

    Love Story. Skye is Scottish and Oliver is English, they are both UK Ex Pats in Los Angeles. They are enemies yet the same.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $19,718 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance sweetheart Marianna Palka NEEDS you. Her financing fell apart for her latest project “I’m The Same” so she’s asking her fans to save the shoot. Trust us she’s legit! She starred and directed “Good Dick” the 2008 Festival hit- so help a sister out!

    http://kck.st/14dVLkN

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    The Royal Road — a film by Jenni Olson by Jenni Olson

    A lyrical new film contemplating butch lesbian desire, nostalgia, Casanova, a history of the Mexican-American War and so much more.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $24,038 pledged
    • Funded

    Jenni Olson, Sundance Film Festival Alumna, Short Film Competition Juror, and Panelist is seeking finishing funds for her next documentary “The Royal Road.” She's doing whatever it takes to get her next film out there, and this time, it takes you!

    http://kck.st/10lSDGo

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    Question Bridge Interactive by Hank Willis Thomas

    A responsive design platform that reveals the true complexity, diversity, and humanity within an identity group.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $77,676 pledged
    • Funded

    Hank Willis Thomas’ "Question Bridge" kicked off our inaugural New Frontier Story Lab and was featured at our 2012 Festival. Now, they need your support to build an interactive site that will further explore identity for individual groups in America.

    http://kck.st/12ffFyC

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    LA CARNADA: a short film by josh soskin

    La Carnada is a short film that follows a young boy from Tijuana on his first drug smuggle across a remote desert and into the US.

    Successful!
    • 166% funded
    • $24,929 pledged
    • Funded

    Alum DP Rob Hauer “The Dock” (SFF '04) has teamed up with Josh Soskin to make the short “LA CARNADA.” As true artists, this team is offering some breathtaking rewards for all their backers. Support the crew today and receive one-of-a-kind art in return.

    http://kck.st/11Xkkni

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    First to Fall- Feature Length Documentary Film by Rachel Beth Anderson

    Two young Libyan rebels give up their comfortable, stable lives in Canada to join the fight to overthrow Gaddafi.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $28,222 pledged
    • Funded

    Powerhouse producers Tony Gerber (DFP Alum) and Lynn Nottage (Sundance Board Member) team up with Rachel Beth Anderson to tell the story of two Canadian students who became revolutionaries in Libya. Join the team to raise finishing funds by backing today.

    http://kck.st/169rxRU

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    SEND by Peter Vack

    a short film starring Julia Garner.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $20,748 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance darling Julia Garner ("We Are What You Are") is starring in Peter Vack's provocative short! Cast and produced by Alumni Angelo Demo, "SEND" is a love story about loss of innocence in the digital age. Back it up now and score some rad rewards.

    http://kck.st/16Mke6k

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    Bring THE MOO MAN to UK cinemas by Andy Heathcote & Heike Bachelier

    The surprise hit of Sundance Film Festival 2013. The story of a farmer and his favourite cow Ida. Bring it to a UK cinema near you!

    Successful!
    • 135% funded
    • £27,093 pledged
    • Funded

    Andy Heathcote and Heike Bachelier charmed fans at the Sundance Film Festival with their surprising portrait of a farmer and his favorite cow. Funny and often heartbreaking, "The Moo Man" now needs YOUR help to share their story with the whole world.

    http://kck.st/10K3l45

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    No Fire Zone - Impact Distribution by Callum Macrae

    This shocking proof of secret war crimes committed during the Sri Lankan Civil War urgently needs to be shared with the world.

    Successful!
    • 168% funded
    • £33,768 pledged
    • Funded

    "No Fire Zone" tells the story of the final months of the 26 year long Sri Lankan civil war told by the people who lived through it and also through some of the most dramatic and disturbing video evidence ever recorded. Help these Sundance artists NOW.

    http://kck.st/100UudW

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    The Visitant: Starring Amy Smart and Doug Jones by Nick Peterson

    A HORROR FILM and VIDEO GAME by NICK PETERSON and JON HEDER starring AMY SMART & DOUG JONES with creature design by STEVE WANG.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $54,422 pledged
    • Funded

    Nick Peterson brought his haunting short “MuM” to the Festival in 2000. Now he’s working with Jon Heder (“Napoleon Dynamite”), Amy Smart (“The Butterfly Effect”), and Doug Jones (“John Dies at the End”) to bring another nightmare to life. Support today!

    http://kck.st/188Ow19

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    Justin Vivian Bond's "Golden Age of Hustlers" by silas howard

    Short film/music vid where Justin Vivian Bond takes us to the “Golden Age of Hustlers” written by SF legendary chanteuse Bambi Lake.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $14,545 pledged
    • Funded

    Heads up darlings! Sundance Alumni directors Silas Howard and Erin Greenwell team up together to bring us the world's foxiest music video. Join the team as Justin Vivian Bond journeys through the “Golden Age of Hustlers” by becoming a backer today.

    http://kck.st/12aKXV1

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    From Sea To Shining Sea by Evan Mather

    Feature length time-lapse video and audio collage of the USA's diverse physical landscape via the interstate highway system.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $6,389 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmaker Evan Mather premiered his animated short “Icarus of Pittsburgh” at the 2003 Festival. Now he’s trekking from Jamestown, VA, to San Francisco, CA, to make a feature length time-lapse presentation. Support his rad experiment by backing today.

    http://kck.st/XP9Yq4

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    WISH I WAS HERE by Zach Braff

    "Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something." - Thomas A. Edison

    Successful!
    • 155% funded
    • $3,105,473 pledged
    • Funded

    Admit it, you loved it when Zach premiered his directorial debut “Garden State” at our 2004 Festival. He's ready to make his next film “Wish I Was Here.” So step into the driver’s seat and back today -- cause as we all know, “sidecars are for bitches.”

    http://kck.st/10cYDu3

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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

    In 2012, Chloe Zhao went through our Screenwriter and Director’s lab with her script “Lee”. Now, she’s ready turn her script into a one-of-a -kind feature film set on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Support this unique, heartfelt story by backing today.

    http://kck.st/14ZsRIZ

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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

    Two time Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury winner Ondi Timoner (“DIG!” & “We Live In Public”) is giving YOU access to the most influential minds in technology in this radical era of innovation. Empower Ondi on her mission to bring the revolution to you.

    http://kck.st/10EMcLq

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    Build Something Bigger at Rooftop Films by Rooftop Films

    At Rooftop Films, we’ll give you more. We’re building something bigger this year and here's your chance to be a part of it.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $8,852 pledged
    • Funded

    Rooftop Films has been a great friend to the Institute, and the home of open-air screenings of #Sundance short film programs in years past. Their organization, like ours, believes in the power of the social-experience. Help them amp up their indie voice.

    http://kck.st/15sfKjZ

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    Out in the Night, a The Fire This Time film by blair doroshwalther

    The story of 4 friends, out for a night in NYC, who became known as a “Gang of Killer Lesbians” when they defended themselves.

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $26,923 pledged
    • Funded

    Director Blair Doroshwalther, 2012 Creative Producing Summit fellow and Documentary Film Grantee, is raising finishing funds for her feature “Out in the Night,” a doc designed to unpack complex issues of race and perceived gender-identity. Support today!

    http://kck.st/XUZPmp

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    Beyond the Bolex: A Documentary Film by Beyond the Bolex

    Meet Jacques Bolsey - the man behind a generation's worth of moving images.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $35,277 pledged
    • Funded

    Caryn Capotosto worked as Associate Producer on 2013 Festival doc, “Twenty Feet From Stardom". Now she’s teamed up with director Alyssa Bolsey to tell the story of Jacques Bolsey, the man who revoluvtionized independent filmmaking with the Bolex camera.

    http://kck.st/WfgVO0

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    One Mile Away - Distribution and Impact by BRITDOC Films

    Penny Woolcock followed the peace process between two of the biggest gangs in Birmingham. This film can change lives.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • £21,033 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance and partner BritDoc support Penny Woolcock’s “One Mile Away” #RoadToFreedom film tour. Filmmakers need YOU to help take this inspiring doc to inner city schools and youth centers to address gun crimes and gang lifestyle. So become a backer today.

    http://kck.st/14QNYZr

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    The House That Jack Built - A Film About A Family by Mark Stolaroff

    Hot-blooded, ambitious & nostalgic, Jack buys a Bronx apartment building & moves his family in to relive the good old days. Bad idea...

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $23,392 pledged
    • Funded

    Support Alumni director Henry Barrial (“Some Body” SFF 2001) and producer Mike Lieber (“Joe Gould's Secret” SFF 2000) finish their film “House That Jack Built,” written by the late Joe Vasquez (“Hangin' With The Homeboys” SFF 1991) by donating.

    http://kck.st/ZpIodv

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    FROGGY Interactive Video Design Workshops by Jennifer Haley and Matt M. Morrow

    In this graphic novel play, a woman named Froggy goes in search of her missing lover after spotting him in a video game.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $15,303 pledged
    • Funded

    Theater Lab Alums Jennifer Haley and Matt Morrow are taking their graphic multi-media script "Froggy" through two intensive workshops to get it production ready. Support this punk, graphic novel inspired visual sensation.
    http://kck.st/Ytfpaw

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    "When I Walk" is ready for the big screen! Let's get it out. by jdasilvax

    When I Walk" is my story with multiple sclerosis. It's now ready for the big screen!

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $28,940 pledged
    • Funded

    Jason DaSilva’s film “When I Walk” received heartfelt standing ovations and praise at this year's Festival. Now, Jason is bringing the film to cities across the US. Help this doc get the theatrical release it deserves by becoming a backer.

    http://kck.st/ZGltQO

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    Help Frankie Latina Produce His Second Film "SNAP SHOT" by Frankie Latina

    A fashion photographer gets more than he bargained for when a roll of film in a used camera contains sinister imagery.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $76,382 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Danny Trejo ("Nightstalker" and "Sherrybaby") is an actor turned producer who is NOT messing around on Kickstarter. He's taken Wisconsin filmmaker Frankie Latina ("Modus Operandi") hostage until he makes his goal. Help!!!

    http://kck.st/Xj4KPE

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    Sundance Award Winning Film on the Egyptian Revolution by Jehane Noujaim

    What does it mean to risk your life for your ideals? How far will five revolutionaries go to fight for the future of their country?

    Successful!
    • 126% funded
    • $126,020 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Jehane Noujaim and her team premiered their documentary “The Square” at the 2013 Festival. Now, the team is seeking funds to share this powerful film with the rest of the world. They just won the Word Cinema Audience Award at Sundance!

    http://kck.st/WnGY3c

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    An Honest Liar: The Amazing Randi Story by Flim Flam Films

    A film about The Amazing Randi that will show how easily our perceptions are fooled – by magicians, con men, and even documentaries.

    Successful!
    • 166% funded
    • $246,989 pledged
    • Funded

    Justin Weinstein last brought the doc hit "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" to Sundance. His latest sleigh-of-hand celebrates the philosophy of famed magician, hypnotist and debunker James Randi. Grab a spot before these cool rewards vanish.

    http://kck.st/W3RVWs

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    Inocente: Homeless. Creative. Unstoppable by Inocente Filmmaking Team

    The inspiring story of a 15-year-old homeless and undocumented girl in CA who refuses to give up her dream of being an artist

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $52,527 pledged
    • Funded

    CONGRATS ON YOUR OSCAR WIN!!! Sundance vets Sean and Andrea Fine ("War/Dance"), Yael Melamede, Emanuel Michael and Albie Hech & Susan MacLaury have teamed up to make "Inocente", an inspiring and timely documentary.

    http://kck.st/OjZckr

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    Linsanity: the Movie by Linsanity

    The documentary that began filming long before Linsanity became a pop culture reference. American's favorite unlikely sports hero.

    Successful!
    • 143% funded
    • $167,916 pledged
    • Funded

    Evan Jackson Leon has been filming Jeremy Lin years before he was a basketball superstar. Now, Evan's film is premiering at the 2013 Festival and needs your help to ensure a slam dunk. Support the film now and score some swag rewards.

    http://kck.st/SF4njE

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    Rocks In My Pockets by Signe Baumane

    An animated feature for adults: a funny film about depression. A visual adventure that will make you squeal, weep, cringe and laugh.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $50,780 pledged
    • Funded

    Signe Baumane premiered her hilarious short “Teat Beat of Sex” at the 2008 Festival. Today, she's putting the finishing touches on her feature debut "Rocks in my Pockets" but needs your help to finish. Surrender to the madness by becoming a backer.

    http://kck.st/10wu7Ce

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    Ledo And Ix: Season 2 by Emily Carmichael

    The second season in the animated web series about two itty-bitty characters in an old-school Nintendo game.

    Successful!
    • 183% funded
    • $15,108 pledged
    • Funded

    Emily Carmichael premiered her fantasy "The Hunter & the Swan Discuss Their Meeting" at the 2011 Festival. Today she's seeking funds for the second season of her retro video game series. Support the project and win pixelized rewards like rad temp tattoos.

    http://kck.st/12Dsm3n

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    Mine Kafon by Massoud Hassani

    Mine Kafon- Low Cost Land Mine Detonator

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • £119,456 pledged
    • Funded

    Callum Cooper brought his short “Little Brother” to the Festival in 2011. Now, he’s teamed up with Massoud Hassani to document the making and deployment of Mine Kafon, a wind-powered, landmine detonator. Support their life saving vision and donate today.

    http://kck.st/SLugOG

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    Kickstart Newlyweeds to Sundance by Shaka King

    A love triangle between a repo man, his globetrotting girlfriend, and Marijuana.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $12,567 pledged
    • Funded

    Shaka King’s feature debut “Newlyweeds” is premiering at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival but needs your help getting there. Support this hilarious film and score some dope rewards for doing so.

    http://kck.st/VxT4IO

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    The Genius of Marian: Post-Production by Banker White

    A documentary film about the tragedy of Alzheimer's disease, the power of art and the meaning of family.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $42,375 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance Documentary Film Program alumn Banker White has a new project backed by the Institute: "The Genius of Marian". This powerful documentary about Alzheimer's and family bonds needs your help to get across the finish line: become a backer today.

    http://kck.st/TmQRMT

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    This Is Congo by Daniel McCabe, Geoff McLean

    THIS IS CONGO will provide a looking-glass view in to the fight for control over the DRC’s vast mineral wealth and natural resources.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $30,518 pledged
    • Funded

    Executive Producer Karol Martesko-Fenster's "Hell and Back Again" won the 2011 Doc World Cinema Cinematography and Grand Jury Award. Now Karol and Director Daniel McCabe and Producer Geoff Mclean are raising funds for their documentary "This is Congo."

    http://kck.st/SvkE7c

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    STANLEY MARCUS - European Interview Funds - Fashion Doc! by Michael Cain

    STANLEY MARCUS global fashion legend, humanitarian, civil rights advocate and marketing genius behind Neiman Marcus. This is his story!

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $20,775 pledged
    • Funded

    Alumni Michael Cain and his team document the impact Stanley Marcus, of famed Neiman Marcus, made on the globe. Support this best-dressed doc today and help tell the story of the man who created the global sales arena for high-end fashions.

    http://kck.st/PRWJQk

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    Lend a Hand for Love by John Alan Thompson

    Love was in their hands, but their hands ran away...

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $19,259 pledged
    • Funded

    John Alan Thompson premiered his short “songbird” at the 2007 Festival. He is now seeking finishing funds for his whimsical short film “Lend a Hand For Love” the film he hopes to be the next Oscar winning film. Support John and the team by backing today!

    http://kck.st/UnYhlY

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    INEQUALITY FOR ALL by INEQUALITY FOR ALL

    INEQUALITY FOR ALL examines the crisis of widening income inequality in the US through the eyes & the influential work of Robert Reich.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $83,392 pledged
    • Funded

    Super Alumni Jacob Kornbluth has teamed up with noted economist Robert Reich for his first feature documentary about the widening income inequality in America. Make a difference by becoming a backer today.

    http://kck.st/PWQ3Rb

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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

    The Yes Men are back and are feisty as ever! Join the revolt and support alums Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum complete their trilogy of hilariously awkward hijinks. Become a backer and get major cool rewards like a secret USB decoder ring.

    http://kck.st/Sjlh27

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    Rainbow Bird by Brian Young

    A short animated Navajo film by Brian Young

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $9,680 pledged
    • Funded

    Native Filmmaker Fellow Brian Young is turning a timeless Native tale into a one-of-a-kind short film by using rotocope to animate his mythical characters. Help bring this supernatural story to life by becoming a backer today.

    http://kck.st/X65n0z

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    Finding the Funk by Nelson George & Arthur Baker

    A journey through the origins and influence of funk music from James Brown to D'Angelo we are FINDING THE FUNK!

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $21,679 pledged
    • Funded

    Ready to get funky? Help Alum Nelson George raise finishing funds to complete his documentary “Finding the Funk.” Join the team of jazzy backers today and find your inner funk.

    http://kck.st/T6LsYV

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    NEIGHBORS - Not your Daddy's mid-life-crisis movie! by Ron, Jennifer, and Judy

    Sam was going to change the world... and then 30 years went by.

    Successful!
    • 132% funded
    • $23,915 pledged
    • Funded

    Ron Judkins premiered his film "The Hi-Line" at the Festival in 1999. Now, this Sundance Alum and recipient of two Oscars, (yes...two Oscars!) is seeking finishing funds for his newest film “Neighbors.” Be a good neighbor and support the team today!

    http://kck.st/PR8XEm

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    Finishing Funds for the STARCK PROJECT Music Rights by Michael Cain

    The STARCK CLUB, if you remember it, you probably weren't there! Do you feel it yet?

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $45,050 pledged
    • Funded

    Ready to rock out to Michael Cain’s (“TV Junkie”) new documentary? Before you jump on the party bus, help the team acquire the music they need to make this kickass documentary. Become a backer today and score some fresh rewards.

    http://kck.st/UtDhXq

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    THE COUPLE - THE MOVIE * Spin-off of the Hit Web Series by Dennis Dortch

    The hit web series becomes a movie - Join us.

    Successful!
    • 130% funded
    • $32,665 pledged
    • Funded

    Dennis Dortch premiered his feature “A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy” at SFF 2008. Now he’s turning his successful webseries "The Couple" into a full length feature film, and wants you to be a part of it. Join the team by backing the project today!

    http://kck.st/RfM1lC

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    T-REX by Drea Cooper/Zackary Canepari/Sue Johnson

    A documentary about 17 year-old Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, the youngest woman - and one of the first - to ever box in the Olympics.

    Successful!
    • 122% funded
    • $64,507 pledged
    • Funded

    Drea Cooper and Zack Canepari brought their short “Aquadettes” to the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Now they're going to the Olympics and documenting 17 year old Claressa Shields, the youngest woman to box in Olympic history. Support this inspiring project.

    http://kck.st/M3kySs

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    The 78 Project Feature-length Documentary Film by The 78 Project

    A journey across America to record today’s musicians on 1930s technology in a quest to connect with the haunting recordings of the past

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $60,870 pledged
    • Funded

    Alex Steyermark premiered his feature “Prey for Rock & Roll” at the festival in 2003. Now, he’s finishing a documentary about the lost art form of recording using 78rpm lacquer discs. Check out his enchanting project and become a backer today.

    http://kck.st/QD9Q4k

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    DETROPIA - We're Releasing our Doc Independently by Loki Films

    DETROPIA features Detroiters who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames rise. An engrossing and essential cinematic tapestry.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $71,262 pledged
    • Funded

    The story of an iconic American city in crisis and the people fighting to save it. "Detropia" premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and now the award-winning filmmakers are bringing the film direct to fans, whatever it takes. And it takes you.

    http://kck.st/KNGrni

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    Girl Model by Ashley Sabin

    Girl Model a lyrical exploration of a world defined by glass surfaces, camera lenses, reflecting back differing versions of reality.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $14,496 pledged
    • Funded

    Directors Ashley Sabin & David Redmon, 2010 Creative Producing Summit fellows and Documentary Film Grantees, are raising funds for an educational screening series of “Girl Model,” a documentary which unveils the unregulated modeling industry. Support today!

    http://kck.st/SB2MqM

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    A Political Safari Featuring the Film "An African Election" by Jarreth Merz

    A mobile cinema voter education outreach campaign that supports Africans in democracy building.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $33,630 pledged
    • Funded

    Jarreth Merz brought his documentary “An African Election” to the 2010 Film Festival. Now, he is raising money to show the film to communities throughout Ghana to encourage a democratic voting process. Help Jarreth out and become a backer today.

    http://kck.st/NwWrLh

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    Geographies of Kinship - The Korean Adoption Story by Deann Borshay Liem

    Follow five Korean adoptees on their journeys to reconnect with their birth country and piece together their past.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $82,227 pledged
    • Funded

    Deann Borshay Liem, whose previous film "In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee" was supported by Sundance Institute, is looking for production funds for her new film, "Geographies of Kinship." She has some terrific rewards, so help her by donating now.

    http://kck.st/Ms0IiY

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    Clearwater by Tracy Rector and Lou Karsen

    Set in the ancient waters of the Puget Sound, Clearwater is a universal story about the need to adapt to change.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $26,182 pledged
    • Funded

    Set in the ancient waters of the Puget Sound, Sundance alum Tracy Rector's "Clearwater" tells the story of a people’s ability to continually adapt in the face of encroaching changes. She was supported by our Native Film Lab and Creative Producing Summit.

    http://kck.st/MMaU49

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    BLOOD PLAY, the next brand-new play by The Debate Society by The Debate Society

    Whispers in the basement bars around the neighborhood. Kids, terrified, telling trembling tales in tents in the yard...He's out there.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $5,625 pledged
    • Funded

    The Debate Society are two-time alums of Sundance's Theatre Labs: one in Banff Canada in 2011 and a second at White Oak Florida last fall. Their latest project marks their seventh collaboration and you can become a part of it.

    http://kck.st/KQviAv

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    Authorized DEVO Documentary Film by Tony Pemberton

    Official DEVO documentary film needs your help to finish editing the film this year.

    Successful!
    • 280% funded
    • $70,150 pledged
    • Funded

    Tony Pemberton brought
    "Beyond the Ocean" to the Festival in 2000, and now is looking for finishing funds for his documentary “Are We Not Men?” which reveals the on-stage and off-stage lives of the band DEVO. Support this exciting documentary today!

    http://kck.st/MUkIKX

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    FAT KID RULES THE WORLD by matthew lillard

    FAT KID RULES THE WORLD directed by Matthew Lillard starring Jacob Wysocki is raising funds to support its US Theatrical release.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $158,000 pledged
    • Funded

    Fresh from a SXSW premiere, Sundance alums Matthew Lillard ("SLC Punk!") and Rick Rosenthal ("Mean Creek") are doing things indie style and taking "Fat Kid Rules The World" out directly to fans of KL Going's award winning novel.

    http://kck.st/IUyNbM

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    I AM NOT A HIPSTER by iamnotahipster

    OFFICIAL SELECTION SUNDANCE 2012- The feature film explores what it means to be creative in the face of tragedy.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $30,788 pledged
    • Funded

    Destin Daniel Cretton won the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at Sundance then came back and charmed audiences with this feature debut. True to their indie roots, they are taking the film direct to fans. Wickedly rad rewards await cool kids who back them.

    http://kck.st/IompBe

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    The Last Safari by Elizabeth L. Gilbert

    Photojournalist Liz Gilbert sets out on a journey through remote Africa to find the vanishing cultures of a rapidly changing continent.

    Successful!
    • 211% funded
    • $69,902 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Matt Goldman brought his short to the Sundance Film Festival in 2003. His latest project "The Last Safari" has taken to Kickstarter to help tell a documentary story of reflection, identity and the photo of images. Help him out and become a backer.

    http://kck.st/KVh03u

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    Tableau by Nao Bustamante

    Independent filmmaker, JT can't seem seem to garner professional support, he finds an unlikely ally to make his utopic Scifi come true.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $9,474 pledged
    • Funded

    Performance artist and Sundance alumni Nao Bustamante brings us a short film about making a film that is funny ha-ha and funny weird all at the same time. And there’s cute dogs, too! Back them up now.

    http://kck.st/K97gnf

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    "Aquí y Allá" world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival by Antonio Mendez, Tim Hobbs, Ori Gratch

    Help us bring our team over from Mexico to Cannes, and present our film about an immigrant who returns home to rebuild his family

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $15,293 pledged
    • Funded

    Antonio Mendez brought "Aqui y Alla" (Here and There) to the 2010 Sundance Screenwriters Lab and later received an Annenberg grant. Now they are having their World Premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week and you can help them make the trip.

    http://kck.st/KHVQWx

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    FIGHT CHURCH by Bryan Storkel

    A Documentary exploring the world of MMA Fighting and Christianity. Directed by Oscar Winner Daniel Junge & Bryan Storkel.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $31,286 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance Documentary Film Program alum Daniel Junge and co-director Bryan Storkel are back with a new project, "Fight Church", which shows the clashing worlds of MMA and Christianity. They need finishing funds - help them today!

    http://kck.st/J1j85H

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    The Playback Singer by Suju Vijayan

    A feature film shot in Van Nuys, CA. Written and directed by Suju Vijayan. Produced by Mike Blum, Carolina Roca-Smith, and David Zwick.

    Successful!
    • 130% funded
    • $15,693 pledged
    • Funded

    Our Sundance alum Suju Vijayan brought the short film version of "The Playback Singer" to the 2008 Film Festival. Now they are adapting the story into a feature film and you get to become a part of it (and get some cool rewards too).

    http://kck.st/ILw0hc

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    MEDORA (Documentary) -- HELP REACH OUR NEW GOAL OF 65K! by Andrew Cohn & Davy Rothbart

    "Medora" examines the struggles of small-town America, following a resilient high school basketball team in rural Medora, Indiana.

    Successful!
    • 364% funded
    • $65,606 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmakers Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart are looking for finishing funds for "Medora", a real-life "Hoosiers" that offers an inspiring yet honest look at small-town American life. Help them reach their goal today.

    http://kck.st/HJIPeE

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    ONLY THE YOUNG International Premiere by THEsaurus

    "Children are the gods of this city."

    Successful!
    • 144% funded
    • $22,545 pledged
    • Funded

    Get on board with Sundance alum Derek Waters (he won the Grand Jury Prize for Short Film in 2010) and help his crew ready their film to premiere at HotDocs. Explore the hidden world of youth and support them no matter what age you are.

    http://kck.st/JrTvKu

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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

    Rhys Ernst brought his short film "The Thing" to this year's Sundance Film Festival - now he's collaborating on another tiny film that you can become a part of right now. Check out their experimental approach and become a backer of "She Gone Rogue" today.

    http://kck.st/HE5h8l

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    The League of Afghanistan by Kindling Group

    The League of Afghanistan chronicles one American’s efforts to bring wheelchair basketball to a war ravaged country.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $27,274 pledged
    • Funded

    Producer Daniel Alpert, a 2003 Documentary Film Grant recipient, brings us a story of wheelchair basketball from war-torn Afghanistan. Help the team secure safe transport and lodging in the country while they capture this inspiring story.

    http://kck.st/HCodj2

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    AATSINKI: The Story of Arctic Cowboys by Jessica Oreck

    One year in the life of a family of reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland reveals an intricate bond between man and nature.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $40,758 pledged
    • Funded

    Jessica Oreck (director of the short "Venus" which played the Film Festival, and the sublime "Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo") is looking to herd support for her new doc "Aatsinki," about the reindeer cowboys of Finland. Grab the reins and get on this journey.

    http://kck.st/IEqHCq

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    High Tech, Low Life by High Tech, Low Life

    "We can't let the news be one-sided." -Tiger Temple "You never know what you can do until you try." -Zola

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $25,060 pledged
    • Funded

    "High Tech, Low Life", supported by Sundance's Documentary Edit & Story Lab, follows two Chinese citizen journalists as they navigate political and technological barriers. The filmmakers are seeking help with post production/outreach - help them out today.

    http://kck.st/HR1L6F

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    Somewhere Between: A documentary film by Linda Goldstein Knowlton

    Four teenaged girls, adopted from China as babies, explore the question "Who am I?" and start a dialogue about family and identity.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $100,420 pledged
    • Funded

    Linda Goldstein Knowlton has been a longtime Sundance alum, bringing "Whale Rider" and "The World According to Sesame Street" to the Festival. She's in India giving back to young filmmakers for our @FilmForward project, give back to her latest in exchange.

    http://kck.st/yVRsU2

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    Criminal Injustice: Death and Politics at Attica by David Marshall & Chris Christopher

    A radical new look at the politics of the 40 year cover-up featuring the powerful voices of those who lived and those who died

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $15,668 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance Documentary Grant recipient Chris Christopher, returns with another examination of violence and justice and the cover up that followed. Help them bring their project to the finish line for a broadcast premiere. Become a backer now.

    http://kck.st/zOr0Vt

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    "TCHOUPITOULAS" -- a new film by Bill & Turner Ross by the Ross Brothers & Co.

    Our new film is a story of 3 boys, one night in New Orleans, and MUSIC. But without the music cleared, we can't release it!

    Successful!
    • 147% funded
    • $56,016 pledged
    • Funded

    Brothers Bill and Turner Ross (recipients of a 2011 Sundance Documentary Film Grant) are back with their latest documentary, "Tchoupitoulas", an eloquent, mesmerizing trek through the night streets of New Orleans. Help them with finishing funds today.

    http://kck.st/GDD1Te

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    KICK ME by Gary Huggins

    KICK ME is a nightmare comedy about a guidance counselor who reaches out to a troubled kid and ends up running for his life.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $70,302 pledged
    • Funded

    Okay, don't let the maniacal images scare you, it's just the latest creative juices flowing from Gary Huggins' mind. He brought his short film "First Date" to the 2006 Film Festival - now he needs your support to make his Kansas feature "Kick Me" a reality.

    http://kck.st/xQG672

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    Help me get "When I Walk"finished by jdasilvax

    Help me for the final production of my film called "When I Walk", about my diagnosis with multiple sclerosis.

    Successful!
    • 485% funded
    • $14,562 pledged
    • Funded

    Jason DaSilva is a Sundance Film Festival alum and received grants from our Documentary Film Program for previous work. Now he's taken his own life and turned the camera on a deeply personal journey dealing with his diagnosis with multiple sclerosis.

    http://kck.st/A2snZ4

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    "Letters From the Big Man" - home video distribution by Christopher Munch

    Sarah Smith (Lily Rabe), an artist and hydrologist, sets out on a post-fire stream survey, during which she encounters a sasquatch man.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $9,660 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance veteran Christopher Munch's latest feature, "Letters From the Big Man", played the 2011 Film Festival to critical acclaim. Now he's releasing the film on a direct-to-fan DVD and digital release, and he needs YOUR help funding it.

    http://kck.st/xgcTKS

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    BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS!* on free speech in documentary film by Fredrik Gertten

    First, a film about banana workers saying Dole had made them infertile. Then Dole's attack on the filmmakers. Time for another film!

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $16,847 pledged
    • Funded

    Straight from their premiere at Sundance 2012, "Big Boys Gone Bananas" tells the story of a lawsuit against the Dole Food Company led to their own epic battle to save their film, reputations and first amendment rights. You can join the fight right now.

    http://kck.st/Ah4HUE

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    Help make "THE PASSION OF MISS AUGUSTA" by Robert Clem

    From a blockbuster romantic novel published in 1866, two different films, one Victorian, one from the 1950s, on the rise of womanhood.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $13,670 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Robert Clem brought "Stray Kids" to the Directors and Screenwriters Labs in 1986 during the Institute's earliest days. He's back with a new project celebrating the power of powerful women (with some roots in the American South), Help him out.

    http://kck.st/zrfbDB

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    American Promise by Rada Film Group

    A film 12-years in the making about the educational journey of two middle class African-American boys. Broadcasting on POV in 2013.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $50,698 pledged
    • Funded

    Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson's "American Promise" was supported with a Sundance documentary grant in 2009 and came back in 2010 for our Sundance Documentary Composers Lab. 12 years in the making and now YOU can help them finish their important story.

    http://kck.st/AguL0B

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    OF TWO MINDS by Douglas Blush

    Take your best day...and your darkest moment...and multiply by a million. OF TWO MINDS puts a human face on bipolar disorder.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $34,610 pledged
    • Funded

    Doug Blush has edited some of the most memorable Sundance documentaries of past years including "Wordplay" "I.O.U.S.A." and most recently Kirby Dick's 2012 Audience Award Winner "The Invisible War." Now he's leading the charge on his own film "Of Two Minds"

    http://kck.st/x0EXZx

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    BOY: the American release! by Taika Waititi

    Bring our coming-of-age comedy—the all-time New Zealand box office champ—to America! We need a laugh!

    Successful!
    • 123% funded
    • $110,796 pledged
    • Funded

    From the director of "Eagle vs Shark" and the Oscar nominated "Two Cars One Night," Sundance super-alum Taika Waititi's American invasion has only just begun. Help bring the #1 film in New Zealand history to our shores for a special release like no other.

    http://kck.st/zdaIo2

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    18 Days in Egypt by Jigar Mehta & Yasmin Elayat

    An interactive storytelling website documenting a year of revolution in Egypt through compelling personal stories and social media.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $20,142 pledged
    • Funded

    Jigar Mehta & Yasmin Elayat brought their interactive doc project on the first 18 days of the Egyptian revolution through the videos, photos, Tweets, Social-Posts, generated by those that were actually there, to our Sundance New Frontier Lab. Join them now.

    http://kck.st/xN3uoQ

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    FOURPLAY by Kyle Henry

    FOURPLAY is a feature anthology of four true tales of sexual intimacy.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $10,481 pledged
    • Funded

    Kyle Henry's anthology about our most intimate sexual lives is premiering at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in just a few days. You can join their quest and become a part of it alongside Executive Producers Michael Stipe and Jim McKay.

    http://kck.st/A2JYQm

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    Playtime (Spielzeit) by Lucas Mireles

    Inspired by Billy Wilder's 'People On Sunday', Playtime is a seamless journey through the lives of German youth on a Sunday afternoon.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $6,136 pledged
    • Funded

    Artist, Grad Student and new Sundance alum Lucas Mireles shot "Playtime" in Germany where he coaxed nude sunbathers to be in his film for free - convincing you to help him get prepped to premiere at Sundance in 2 weeks seems easier. We agree, check him out!

    http://kck.st/xd8qU5

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    Aunt Louisa by Thomas Woodrow

    A young man living in New York is interrupted in the middle of his scattered, modern life by a surprise visit from his very weird aunt.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $12,361 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Thomas Woodrow brought his feature "Bass Ackwards" to the inaugural edition of the NEXT program at the 2010 Film Festival and has also been a part of our Producers Summit. Hop on board and join his latest short film "Aunt Louisa" right now.

    http://kck.st/rVjx80

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    Hoverboard by Sydney Freeland

    After watching Back to the Future II, a young girl and her stuffed teddy bear try to build a real, working hoverboard.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $2,375 pledged
    • Funded

    Sydney Freeland's "Hoverboard" is an inventive adventurous short film you can help make. She attended our Sundance Native Film and Directors Lab and received grants from the Annenberg and Ford Foundations for her feature-length film "Drunktown's Finest"

    http://kck.st/v5vQ56

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    ROOM 237 by Tim Kirk

    ROOM 237 is a subjective documentary feature exploring numerous theories about Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” and its hidden meanings.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $5,426 pledged
    • Funded

    Have you ever seen a hidden message? In 1980 Stanley Kubrick released his classic horror film, "The Shining." Loved and hated by equal numbers, the film inspired "Room 237" which is premiering in days at Sundance. Congrats on a spooky cool campaign.

    http://kck.st/tgJhtD

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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

    Rhys Ernst is about to premiere his short film "The Thing" at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival - but he needs help in order to get it ready for The Big Show. Support his truly unique storytelling by becoming a backer (plus you grab some rad rewards too).

    http://kck.st/zZmZVR

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    An Oversimplification of Her Beauty by Terence Nance

    Help us get to Sundance! Our feature film has been accepted to Sundance. Now all we have to do is raise finishing funds.

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $20,456 pledged
    • Funded

    With arresting insight, vulnerability and a delightful sense of humor - Terence Nance’s explosively creative debut feature documents a relationship as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. Help them get ready to premiere at Sundance 2012.

    http://kck.st/sbYUBK

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    LEAVE ME LIKE YOU FOUND ME - Finishing Funds by Adele Romanski

    big trees broken hearts beautiful images

    Successful!
    • 212% funded
    • $10,626 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmaker Adele Romanski's latest is a small, personal project set against giant landscapes. She's a Sundance Producers Fellow and she's also busy prepping Katie Aselton’s new film "Black Rock" to premiere at Sundance 2012, which she produced.

    http://kck.st/snhPXM

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    RICKY on LEACOCK a documentary by Jane Weiner by Ricky On Leacock

    A new documentary film by Jane Weiner on the legendary documentary film pioneer, Ricky Leacock.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $26,200 pledged
    • Funded

    Filmmaker Jane Weiner's long-in-the-making documentary about legendary filmmaker Richard Leacock is looking for finishing funds. Help her reach her goal so that the story of one of the great documentarians can reach audiences.

    http://kck.st/rUZPbe

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    Oceanic Verses, an opera by Paola Prestini

    The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. June 23, 2012 The River to River Festival, New York, NY, June 26, 2012 The Barbican Center

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $10,175 pledged
    • Funded

    Paola Prestini is a Sundance Composers Lab alumni who attended our summer program in 2010 with her project "Neo-Noir." Become a part of her latest opera right now and help her prepare to premiere at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

    http://kck.st/sZxUAl

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    DELTA BOYS by Andrew Berends

    DELTA BOYS tells the untold stories of the militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $16,202 pledged
    • Funded

    Our alum Andrew Berends' project "Delta Boys" was supported in 2008 by our Sundance Documentary Film Fund and now he's turned to Kickstarter to help finish it. His story is part of a complex tale of oil, power, poverty and corruption. Be a part of it.

    http://kck.st/uKUlyc

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    STUDIO H -- documentary film by C. O'Malley, P. Creadon, N. Baer

    “Studio H” is a film which documents a year in the life of one of America's most innovative classrooms.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $38,336 pledged
    • Funded

    The creative team behind Sundance documentaries "Wordplay" and "I.O.U.S.A." are back at it with their latest project on Kickstarter. Join their journey to tell the story of one of the country's most innovative classrooms in rural North Carolina.

    http://kck.st/t51RiV

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    ToasT by Lemon Andersen

    My new play about the famous folklore hero Dolomite and other characters from the history of black oral narratives called Toasts.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $15,021 pledged
    • Funded

    Lemon Andersen's "ToasT" will premiere next year at the Under The Radar Festival at New York City's Public Theater. He started work on his unique story at the Sundance Ucross retreat in 2011, now you can help him bring it to life.

    http://kck.st/uSVefI

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    "Strutter" Music Fund by Allison Anders

    Allison Anders & Kurt Voss raising funds for music licenses and original score by J Mascis for nearly completed feature film "STRUTTER"

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $5,672 pledged
    • Funded

    Famed filmmaker Allison Anders is back to finish the soundtrack for her latest project with Kurt Voss. She's a Sundance alum with her own work, and she's been a Creative Advisor to our Labs dozens of times, reward her generosity with your own.

    http://kck.st/v5IsMA

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    BEST KEPT SECRET by Danielle DiGiacomo, Producer

    A Newark, NJ high school teacher struggles to prepare her autistic students for the brutal world that awaits them after graduation.

    Successful!
    • 178% funded
    • $26,179 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alums Danielle DiGiacomo and Scott Mosier are teaming with Samantha Buck on a powerful new documentary that tells the story of a Newark high school teacher as she prepares her autistic students for life in the real world.

    http://kck.st/vOjKX0

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    ABACUS @ Sundance Film Fest 2012 by Lars America Jan

    ABACUS is a visually immersive multimedia presentation about the future of national borders and how contemporary persuasion works.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $18,550 pledged
    • Funded

    Riding the wave of TED talk fanaticism and armed with the latest wizardry in data visualization, the visionary / prophet / madman / cult icon Paul Abacus comes to Sundance to preach visions of a world without national borders.

    http://kck.st/tf9Z9z

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    Help put When the Drum is Beating in Theaters and on TV by Whitney Dow

    Help ensure the award winning film When the Drum is Beating is distributed to the world.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $65,749 pledged
    • Funded

    Whitney Dow is a Sundance Documentary Film Fund grantee and has produced films that played the Film Festival - "Two Towns of Jasper" in 2002 and "Banished" in 2007. Help bring his latest doc to the finish line and get ready for a PBS premiere.

    http://kck.st/rowEYX

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    Meanwhile by Hal Hartley

    Joe Fulton can fix anything. But success eludes him.

    Successful!
    • 141% funded
    • $56,433 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance stalwart Hal Hartley's latest film "Meanwhile" is a one-hour featurette starring DJ Mendel as the hardest-working unsuccessful overachiever in New York. Help Hal so his new project can be released in an innovative, limited-edition DVD.

    http://kck.st/tGFW4Y

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    Cesar's Last Fast by Richard Ray Perez and Molly O'Brien

    Cesar Chavez’s commitment to fighting for America’s farm workers and the urgent need to resurrect his organizing model today.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $22,076 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance has been following Richard Perez's project about activist Cesar Chavez for a long time. This incredible story has been supported by our Documentary Film Program and our Creative Producing Program. You can join them too.

    http://kck.st/psjyqj

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    Everybody Street by Cheryl Dunn

    “Everybody Street" captures the visceral rush of being a NYC street photographer, from the masters who are the history of the medium.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $45,134 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance Film Festival alum and "Hesher" producer Lucy Cooper is working on a new documentary about NYC street photography with talented artist Cheryl Dunn. Only a couple days left to throw them some love so they can take it to a wider audience, get on it.

    http://kck.st/p7VHfr

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    Erin Hill (the Sci-Fi Harp Girl) makes a Music Video Album by Erin Hill

    10 psychedelic sci-fi pop tunes w/ 10 matching sci-fi music videos -- Erin plays the harp & sings Twilight Zone-ish songs with stories

    Successful!
    • 143% funded
    • $34,570 pledged
    • Funded

    If you love sci-fi harp as much as we do then you have to check out Sundance alum Erin Hill's latest project. She's been a part of our Theatre Labs and even performed for our Board of Directors in Utah. Help her unique musical celebration become a reality.

    http://kck.st/nthDMC

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    Earth Camp One by Jennie Livingston

    A new film by the director of PARIS IS BURNING, EARTH CAMP ONE is about grief, a hippie summer camp in the 1970s, and the afterlife.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $42,316 pledged
    • Funded

    Jennie Livingston, director of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning film "Paris Is Burning", is looking for funding for her latest project, "Earth Camp One."

    http://kck.st/oJvVWn

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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

    Actor turned Director Joshua Leonard brought his film "The Lie" to premiere in the NEXT section of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Now you can be a part of taking the film out to audiences this Fall. <=>

    http://kck.st/p4ZHfx

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    The Undocumented by marco williams

    THE UNDOCUMENTED is a 90 cinema verite documentary that exposes a little known consequence of current U. S. immigration policy.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $76,130 pledged
    • Funded

    Marco Williams has shown 4 films at the Sundance Film Festival along with being a panelist and juror. His latest project, "The Undocumented," continues his tradition of on-the-ground, provocative and urgent filmmaking.

    http://kck.st/paC78D

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    Shale - a short film by Jed Cowley

    Newly divorced after a 35 year marriage, Sheila tries to get her ex, John, to share assets. But, he won't give up without a fight.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $13,045 pledged
    • Funded

    Jed Cowley brought his short "The Loss of a Wrestling Match" to the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. His latest project is set in the backwoods of Oregon and you can help him make it right now. He resides in NYC where he pursues an MFA at Columbia University.

    http://kck.st/pmLHEH

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    OPAL - We're almost there!!! by Ramona Emerson

    When Opal Shorty is beat up by the town bully, she and her friend Bunny are forced to take matters into their own hands.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $3,681 pledged
    • Funded

    2010 Native Filmmmakers Lab fellow Ramona Emerson is working on her latest short film in New Mexico. Take a look and help them make their unique project a reality.

    http://kck.st/pulJUH

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    To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America by Gayle Ferraro

    A documentary that follows Nobel Laureate Professor Yunus as he brings his unique and revolutionary microfinance program to the U.S.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $20,909 pledged
    • Funded

    Gayle Ferraro's provocative documentary played the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and she's embarking on a creative strategy to get the film screened in colleges and institutions across the country. Help her fund that effort and share this remarkable film.

    http://kck.st/r6hE2P

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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

    Sundance alum Andrew Okpeaha MacLean is taking "On the Ice" on the road to you, independently, after premiering it at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. It's based on a short film he also debuted at Sundance. You can get a download of the full feature film.

    http://kck.st/qwld86

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    Spread The Dread-The Oregonian Theatrical Release by calvin reeder

    A woman leaves the farm and enters the unknown. The Oregonian is a deeply strange trip, it's important to us that you see this movie.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $8,778 pledged
    • Funded

    Calvin Reeder is a longtime Sundance alum. His latest piece of work is taking "The Oregonian" out and about indie-style. He will even write you a song if you become a backer. That's love people. Check out his video pitch for the full lowdown.

    http://kck.st/qXlsyM

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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

    You can become a part of Nekisa Cooper's latest producing project "Five Nights in Maine" right now. She is a Sundance Producers Lab alum. Her last film "Pariah" premiered at the 2011 Film Festival and will be released by Focus Features in Winter, 2011.

    http://kck.st/nzSGZR

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    Pig Lady by Thomas De Napoli & Steve Makowski

    A horror/comedy about a teenage guy who tries to impress a girl by facing down the Pig Lady – an axe wielding humanoid pig creature.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $7,515 pledged
    • Funded

    Thomas DeNapoli brought his crazy cool 8-bit video game slash short film "Who's that? Brooown!" to the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. His latest short is based on the urban legend of the same name, check it out and become a backer.

    http://kck.st/no2r67

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    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same by lucy sexton

    In Madeleine Olnek's B-movie sci-fi film comedy 3 lesbian aliens come to earth to save their planet by visiting NYCs gay dating scene.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $7,417 pledged
    • Funded

    Madeleine Olnek's feature debut, an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, is one of the most original comedies in recent memory. Help her reach her goal so you can find out for yourself.

    http://kck.st/mi3h7y

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    Rugged Guy by Jason Asenap

    A modern Native American artist loses his path and faith but regains it again with the help of one rugged guy.

    Successful!
    • 114% funded
    • $5,702 pledged
    • Funded

    Jason Asenap just got back from the Sundance NativeLab in Mescalero, New Mexico, where he workshopped his latest project with Taika Waititi and Allison Anders. His Dad is making artwork for his Kickstarter campaign to help him out, won't you do the same?

    http://kck.st/nyemi2

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    DEATH in ARIZONA - a new documentary by Tin Dirdamal by tranvia films

    An intimate documentary about a Lost Love, shot through my apartment windows for over a year in Bolivia.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $40,453 pledged
    • Funded

    Tin Dirdamal's documentary "De Nadie" premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award and later a Mexican Oscar. He chose Kickstarter to fund his third and most personal project, become a backer now if you believe in love.

    http://kck.st/lz7Ief

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    Winter In The Blood - Feature Film by WinterInTheBlood

    Winter In The Blood is bringing James Welch's classic novel of love, loss and survival to the big screen. Help us make it a reality!

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $67,223 pledged
    • Funded

    The creative team behind the Sundance Film Festival project "The Slaughter Rule" is back. Join Alex & Andrew Smith as they invite you to become a part of their latest on Kickstarter - based on the James Welch novel of the same name.

    http://kck.st/kq5JTG

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    I Am Secretly An Important Man - theatrical distribution by Pete Sillen

    I Am Secretly An Important Man is a documentary film about Seattle writer, Jesse Bernstein.

    Successful!
    • 116% funded
    • $7,545 pledged
    • Funded

    Cinematographer and 2006 Sundance Film Festival alum Pete Sillen ("Old Joy") is taking his documentary about Seattle writer and performance artist Jesse Bernstein (who hung with William Burroughs) on a theatrical roadshow.

    http://kck.st/p6PXoW

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    LADONNA HARRIS: INDIAN 101 30-day challenge! by Julianna Brannum

    The definitive documentary about "the first lady of Indian country" and one of America's most trailblazing women.

    Successful!
    • 127% funded
    • $19,147 pledged
    • Funded

    Julianna Brannum is a Film Festival alum and received a Sundance Documentary Film Grant in 2007 at the early stages of her project exploring La Donna Harris. Now you can help her bring it to completion on Kickstarter some 4 years later.

    http://kck.st/jrwk1V

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    THE OGRE'S FEATHERS - a film by Michael Almereyda by Michael Almereyda

    THE OGRE'S FEATHERS is a timeless tale about goodness in the face of selfishness and suffering.

    Successful!
    • 181% funded
    • $9,068 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Michael Almereyda's latest project has a true indie heart. You can become a part of his silent film fable right now and push it to completion. Michael's been a Creative Advisor to our labs 8 times and had 6 projects in the Film Festival.

    http://kck.st/jIeu5B

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    TIL DEATH - A haunting tale of love beyond the grave by Philip Chidel

    A haunting and chillingly romantic short that explores love and all its horrors.

    Successful!
    • 132% funded
    • $13,240 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Philip Chidel brought his thriller "Subject Two" to the 2006 Film Festival, his latest project just launched. Hop on board and help tell his new twisted tale.

    http://kck.st/lISGZc

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    KEEP THE LIGHTS ON by Ira Sachs

    Ira Sachs' KEEP THE LIGHTS ON is a new film about gay life and love in New York City.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $26,630 pledged
    • Funded

    Longtime alum and Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Winner ("40 Shades of Blue" 2005) Ira Sachs has just launched his latest on Kickstarter. You can support him right now (the way he's supported our artists as a Creative Advisor to 4 labs)

    http://kck.st/khUdMk

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    When Two Worlds Collide by Yachaywasi Films

    A story of a man, of a people, and of the fate of one of our planet’s most valuable natural resources, the Amazon Rainforest.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $5,196 pledged
    • Funded

    Supported by the Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Fund, this is the latest project from directors Heidi Brandenburg and Matt Orzel. Become a part of their film's crusade right now and bring this story to life.

    http://kck.st/gTczoP

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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

    Filmmaker Aurora Guerrero, recipient of both the 2005 Sundance Ford Fellowship and the 2005 Paul Robeson Development Grant, is using Kickstarter to help fund her new project. Join her and her illustrious team in backing "Mosquita y Mari" right now.

    http://kck.st/hrzvIK

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    BLACK ROCK written by Mark Duplass directed by Katie Aselton by Adele Romanski

    Three childhood friends go on a girls' weekend getaway to Black Rock Island. When they get there they soon realize they are not alone.

    Successful!
    • 167% funded
    • $33,501 pledged
    • Funded

    Our alums Katie Aselton and Mark Duplass are hatching up their latest project together called "Black Rock." Katie debuted her NEXT hit "The Freebie" at the 2010 Film Festival and Mark's been a part of 9 (count em' 9) Festival films.

    http://kck.st/lHJ4n6

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    Kevin by Jay Duplass

    In Jay Duplass' documentary debut, he searches for his hero Kevin Gant, a wildly inspired musician who disappeared in 1995.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $16,170 pledged
    • Funded

    Our alum and creative advisor Jay Duplass is trying his hand at a new form with his first-ever documentary film "Kevin" -- hop on board and join him right now by becoming a backer.

    http://kck.st/hN52YL

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    I Have No Hold On You by T. Thaddeus Cahill (deleted)

    A young couple's love is tested when Alex suddenly finds God and Sara discovers she might be pregnant.

    Successful!
    • 132% funded
    • $15,211 pledged
    • Funded

    Our alum Thaddeus Cahill was a member of the Sundance Film Festival Shorts Class of 2007. His latest project has just launched here on Kickstarter. Check it out and consider becoming a backer.

    http://kck.st/mS7fJd

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    "The Ruined Cast," an animated feature by Dash Shaw by Dash Shaw

    An original sci-fi hand-drawn animated feature from graphic novelist Dash Shaw and producer John Cameron Mitchell.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $26,367 pledged
    • Funded

    We're drawn to this animated film project from our very own Sundance alum Dash Shaw, who developed the script at our 2010 Directors Lab. His producer John Cameron Mitchell is also an alum, he developed "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" at the same lab in 1999.

    http://kck.st/dXYQJy

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    Continental (a documentary) by Malcolm Ingram

    From the guy who brought you 'small town gay bar' comes another fairy tale. An examination of the infamous Continental Baths.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $21,865 pledged
    • Funded

    Sundance alum Malcolm Ingram debuted his documentary "small town gay bar" at the Film Festival in 2006. Be a part of his latest project "Continental" right now by becoming a backer.

    http://kck.st/hOBy19

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    The Anderson Monarchs Documentary Feature film by Eugene Martin

    The Anderson Monarchs are talented scholars and gifted athletes who are creating a level playing field for girls everywhere.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $27,554 pledged
    • Funded

    You can support Sundance alum Eugene Martin's latest project and help them tell their story right now. Eugene received a 2010 Documentary Film Grant from the Institute and premiered a dramatic feature at the 2001 Film Festival.

    http://kck.st/hYlvrp

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    Granito: How to Nail a Dictator by Skylight Pictures

    We're making an independent Oscar run with our documentary film Granito to reach millions with its message of social justice. Join us!

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $37,400 pledged
    • Funded

    Our first project to launch as part of our new Kickstarter collaboration. Fresh from their premiere at the Sundance Film Festvial, join the "Granito" team in taking their unique doc on an independent Oscar qualification run.

    http://kck.st/fWIdaR

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    Resurrect Dead - A Sundance Documentary in Need of Your Help by Jon Foy

    I'm a house cleaner whose self-funded film was selected for Sundance Film Festival. I need your help to get to the finish line!

    Successful!
    • 136% funded
    • $13,686 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Sundance Film Festival Director Jon Foy who just won the Jury Prize for Directing. He raised finishing funds and travel support on Kickstarter to make the trek to Park City a few weeks ago.

    http://bit.ly/dSlY4F

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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

    Congratulations to our alum Dee Rees who found support for her film to premiere in Park City from the Kickstarter Community. "Pariah" won the Excellence in Cinematography Award for her D.P. Bradford Young.

    http://bit.ly/dScTof

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    I Am I - Feature Film by Jocelyn Towne

    A woman meets her mentally ill father who abandoned her as a child. He is convinced that she is his wife and tries to win her back.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $111,965 pledged
    • Funded

    Wow, congrats to Sundance alum Jennifer Dubin, who's producing this latest project using the crowdfunding love from the Kickstarter community. If you haven't seen their video, check it out -- it's fantastic.

    http://bit.ly/e0DHjG

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    Live Radical and CHANGE THE WORLD! - Our First FEATURE FILM Needs Your Gracious Love. by Matthew Lessner

    We want to change the world. - We moved to the woods, financed, and shot a film about people who want to change the world. - Now we need your help.

    Successful!
    • 144% funded
    • $11,584 pledged
    • Funded

    Our Sundance alum Matthew Lessner has made history, his film "The Woods" is the first project that ever crowdfunded on Kickstarter and went on to premiere at the Film Festival. He even gave his pals at Kickstarter a producing credit.

    http://bit.ly/dZMV16

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    "Strutter" a film by Allison Anders & Kurt Voss by Allison Anders

    The last feature film in the LA music scene trilogy from award-winning filmmakers Allison Anders and Kurt Voss

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $19,877 pledged
    • Funded

    Woohoo for Sundance Creative Advisor and alum Allison Anders who raised the finishing funds for her latest project using Kickstarter.

    http://bit.ly/ijVYyt

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    GRAB: The Exhibition by Idris + Tony / Cybelle Codish

    Help us fund our first ever exhibition to be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

    Successful!
    • 452% funded
    • $22,606 pledged
    • Funded

    Our alum Billy Luther and this creative team of photographers are taking their exhibit across the country for a special installation to compliment Luther's doc "GRAB" which premiered at Sundance a few weeks ago. They raised over $20,000 on Kickstarter.

    http://bit.ly/h2qffp

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    The Catechism Cataclysm by Todd Rohal

    The Catechism Cataclysm is Todd Rohal's feature film follow-up to 2006's The Guatemalan Handshake. It begins production on September 25th in Seattle.

    Successful!
    • 143% funded
    • $9,310 pledged
    • Funded

    Todd Rohal also found support from the Kickstarter community and then brought the film to Sundance for a world premiere. Congrats!

    http://bit.ly/fst81v

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    "KID-THING" - a zellner bros. film by Zellner Bros.

    KID-THING is a fever-dream fable about a rebellious girl who spends her time roaming the land, leaving destruction in her wake.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $10,368 pledged
    • Funded

    Our pals and Sundance alums the Zellner Bros. just raised money for their latest short film project. Congrats guys.

    http://bit.ly/gDMuGU

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    The Strange Ones // post-production funds by The Strange Ones

    THE STRANGE ONES is premiering at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival! The only thing is... we need to finish it first. Please help us!

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $4,227 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats to Sundance shorts alums Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein who raised finishing funds for "The Strange Ones" on Kickstarter and premiered at the 2011 Film Festival.

    http://bit.ly/dJ4A2g

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    HURRY! help get BASS ACKWARDS to SUNDANCE! by Thomas Woodrow

    BASS ACKWARDS is a film by linas phillips, playing in the NEXT category at Sundance 2010. it will be released nationwide by the filmmakers on feb 1.

    Successful!
    • 210% funded
    • $5,250 pledged
    • Funded

    Another Sundance alum with success on Kickstarter was 2010 producer Thomas Woodrow who raised funds for a Deluxe DVD version of "Bass Ackwards" last year. Congrats guys.

    http://bit.ly/i8vyRn

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    BILAL'S LAST STAND: Inspire & Empower 1 MM Youth with Movie by Chris Blauvelt

    WE CREATED A FILM USING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND TURNED IT INTO A MOVEMENT THAT WILL INSPIRE YOUTH AROUND THE WORLD!

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $21,632 pledged
    • Funded

    Congratulations to Sundance alum and NEXT filmmaker Sultan Sharrief who raised finishing funds for "Bilal's Last Stand" on Kickstarter.

    http://bit.ly/glZsue

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    Get TUB to Sundance! by BobbyMiller

    TUB is a short film playing Sundance this year. It's about a guy who jerks off in the shower and accidentally impregnates his tub. We need your help!

    Successful!
    • 127% funded
    • $3,190 pledged
    • Funded

    Short Films with Tall Ideas, another Sundance alum has used Kickstarter to help get the project up to Park City, Utah for the Film Festival. Congrats to Bobby Miller, nice job!

    http://bit.ly/gE8kdt

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    LOST ROCKERS: The new documentary film from the makers of "American Hardcore" by Paul Rachman and Steven Blush

    LOST ROCKERS peeks under the dusty rug of music history and tells the stories of great forgotten musicians.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $16,102 pledged
    • Funded

    Congrats to Sundance alum Paul Rachman of 2006 "American Hardcore" Film Festival fame. Paul's latest project "Lost Rockers" was successfully funded and they are working on finishing it now. Great work!

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    Brooklyn Boheme:Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Artists Documentary by Nelson George

    Brooklyn Boheme is a documentary about the black arts community that thrived in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill, Brooklyn from 1970s to 1990s.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $10,454 pledged
    • Funded

    Big congats to Sundance alum and Creative Advisor Nelson George who just found the love for his documentary project about the black arts community in Brooklyn.

    http://bit.ly/gqBomK