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PUSH Tunisia is a skateboard 'artivism' film which features a group of skateboarders and street artists in post-revolution Tunisia.
PUSH Tunisia is a skateboard 'artivism' film which features a group of skateboarders and street artists in post-revolution Tunisia.
PUSH Tunisia is a skateboard 'artivism' film which features a group of skateboarders and street artists in post-revolution Tunisia.
143 backers pledged $15,220 to help bring this project to life.

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WOOHOO!!! We're fully funded!! THANK YOU for All Your Help!!! Now we can Finish + Release the Film! (All rewards are still available for pre-order for 1 more day)

Thanks to you we will now make the final edit, produce DVDs, postcards, stickers, t-shirts, skateboards, submit to film festivals and share this project with youth across the U.S. and beyond! 

PUSH Tunisia is a skateboard 'artivism' project which features a multi-national group of skateboarders, street artists, and volunteers on a trip to Tunisia, eleven months after the revolution. It resulted in this film that taps into the energy of the Tunisian youth featuring local skaters, musicians, street dancers and graffiti artists who welcomed the crew and collaborated on PUSH Tunisia. The film is directed by Nathan Gray, filmed and edited by Evan Collisson, and produced by Todd Nims / theBedouins / Rise Up International

The Breakdown of how will we use $14,531:

Your funding will allow us to

1. Fine-tune and Finish editing the Film = $2,000

2. Produce the Minimum Orders of DVD's, skateboards, t-shirts, stickers, postcards, posters, and prints of signature photos = $7,031

3. Create Art Show Events to compliment screenings in six cities = $4,500 

4. Entrance fees to film festivals = $1000

Rewards for Your Generosity

We offer you unique products related to the project: the film, postcards, stickers, t-shirts, skate decks, framed prints of the 'pool' photo and/or screening of the film near you! We're ready to produce them with your help! Here's what you get:

Here are some close ups of the rewards:

Skate Decks

Designed by Philadelphia Skateboards, the very first Arab company of its kind.

T-Shirts 

Rise Up will print original 'PUSH Tunisia' t-shirts for us in both men's and women's sizes. 

Postcards 

One of the postcard ideas with signature photo of Tzahi skating the 'pool' by Evan Collisson. We can print these with your help!

Stickers

Stickers will be white 'PUSH Tunisia' logo on clear backing.

With your pledge all this becomes a reality! Thanks for supporting PUSH Tunisia! 

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Press

See coverage in the media about the project:Rolling Stone Middle East

The Guardian UK

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A Big Thank You!

The trip and most of the film were made possible by a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia with additional support from the Hunters and the Hoffus/King families. It was also supported by the Gibson Family, Rise Up International, Philadelphia Skateboards, Element SkateboardsThe Skateboard Store and SkateArabia.

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    3 different postcards, a sticker + a Big Up from the entire crew. (for shipping outside the U.S. add $1)

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    A digital download of the film + 3 different postcards and a Big Up from the entire crew. (for shipping outside the U.S. add $1)

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    A PUSH Tunisia DVD + 100% cotton 'PUSH Tunisia' Rise Up t-shirt + postcards + sticker and a Heartfelt Thank You from the entire crew. (for shipping outside the U.S. add $10)

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    A skate deck by Philadelphia Skateboards, the first Arab skate company based in Amman, Jordan. We will ship your first or second choice in graphics depending on availability.
    Also includes the DVD, t-shirt, postcards + sticker (shipping outside the U.S. add $30)

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    TWO of everything above + a poster size professionally framed print of 'Tzahi skating the Pool' photo by Evan Collisson.

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    Everything above + an Original art deck by one of our artists + we will tag your name at the mansion and take a picture for you.

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