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When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.
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    FOR-REAL SHOUT-OUT. The art may be forged, but there’s no false gratitude here! For your kind pledge, receive a Facebook shout-out from the "Art and Craft" team.

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    3-POSTCARD SUPER PACK. This super pack includes three postcards featuring: a never-before-seen photo of Mark, an outtake lensed by Shane Lavalette from his photography assignment for The New Yorker magazine last year (more info to the left!); one of our favorite production stills (it's a surprise); and our limited edition poster in postcard size (more about the poster below!). Postcards will be mailed to you in an envelope so they can be written on and sent out for the snail mail special occasion of your choosing — or just tack 'em to your fridge and enjoy! We will of course post a Facebook shout, too.

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    NO JOKE JOKE. It may not be obvious in our trailer, but Mark Landis is an avid joke-teller. We can’t ever really be sure about authorship, but we can promise giggles when you receive this verbatim transcription of an authentic Mark Landis crack. Sent via email along with an e-thanks from Sam and Jennifer + Facebook shout-out.

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    CAN’T FAKE THIS DIGITAL COPY. We will send you a digital download of "Art and Craft" when it’s commercially available to watch in the comfort of your home. Plus an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out.

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    DELETED SCENES WITH YOUR DIGITAL COPY. For another 10 bucks you get a digital download of the film accompanied by its deleted scenes when it’s commercially available! Plus an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out.

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    DIGITAL COPY AND A DVD. Get your pick of director Sam’s Oscar-nominated "If A Tree Falls," director Jennifer’s Emmy-nominated "Pressure Cooker," or co-director Mark Becker’s Independent Spirit-nominated "Romantico" to add to your documentary DVD collection. Plus the digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.

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    HANDS ON A HARD COPY: DVD + SOUNDTRACK. Make your movie collection even better with the deluxe DVD version of "Art and Craft" when it’s commercially available as well as an e-copy of the film’s original soundtrack by composer, Stephen Ulrich (it’s gonna be a keeper — and for a quick preview, check out his great work in our trailer above)! Plus an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.

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    A TOTALLY ORIGINAL TOTE (AND MORE!)
    Mark Landis has compared his “career” as both forger and philanthropist to something like a magic trick. Get a print of this joke business card from Landis’ early years (pictured to the left) silk-screened onto this only-on-Kickstarter canvas tote. Plus the digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.

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    AUTHENTIC ART AND CRAFT POSTER (AND MORE!)
    Brighten up your walls with our special-edition film poster designed by our graphics’ guru, Joe Posner. Plus a printed canvas tote + digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. (For those who wish to opt out of this reward, your pledge can be made TAX DEDUCTIBLE! More info in the Rewards section to your left.)

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    SIGNED COPY OF PRICELESS ROBERT WITTMAN BOOK (AND MORE!) Learn all about art crime from the most famous art detective in the world when you get a personally signed copy of "Priceless," by "Art and Craft" interviewee, New York Times best-selling author, and Founder of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team, Robert Wittman (directors Sam and Jennifer will write a nice note in there too). Plus the poster + printed canvas tote + digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. (For those who wish to opt out of this reward, your pledge can be made TAX DEDUCTIBLE! More info in the Rewards section to your left.)

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    A REAL FAKE DRAWING (AND MORE!)
    Convince your friends you are a purveyor of fine art with a real copy of an authentic drawing (in the style of artists like Watteau, Laurencin and more) — created and signed by Mark Landis. See one of the options pictured to the left! Just a handful of drawings are available — first choice to the first supporters. Plus a digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.
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    We are out of the drawings above — we're looking into getting more so stay tuned — but if you'd like to support us at this level and wish to opt out of a reward, your pledge can be made TAX DEDUCTIBLE! In fact all support over $200 can be handled this way. More info in the Rewards section to your left. Estimated delivery: Mar 2014

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    IT’S A ONE-OF-A-KIND DINNER WITH DIRECTORS (AND MORE!)
    Meet "Art and Craft"’s directors Sam and Jennifer as they take you (+1) out for a one-of-a-kind dining experience in New York City (travel and accommodations not included). Plus the poster + printed canvas tote + DVD of "Art and Craft" when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.
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    AN ACTUAL SCREENING AND FILMMAKER TALKBACK.
    "Art and Craft" touches on a range of issues at the intersection of fine art, philanthropy and mental health. With your donation, directors Sam + Jennifer will screen the film at your institution, community group, or even your house, and stay for a Q&A with audience members after the show. (Please note: the filmmakers are based in NYC — travel and accommodations costs are not included, and if cost-prohibitive, Sam + Jennifer can appear for the Q&A by Skype).

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    A REAL FAKE WATERCOLOR (AND MORE!)
    Take it to the next level with a gorgeous copy of an authentic watercolor (in the style of artists like Signac, Davis, Valtat, and more) — created and signed by Mark Landis. See one of the options pictured to the left! Just a handful of different works are available — first choice to the first supporters. Plus digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.

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    NEW YORK PREMIERE + PARTY (AND MORE!) Snag two tickets to the film’s 2014 New York City premiere before they are all gone (travel and accommodations not included). Then come hang with us at the film’s after-party. Plus the poster + printed canvas tote + DVD of "Art and Craft" when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.

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    A REAL FAKE PAINTING (AND MORE!)
    Impress your friends with an awesome copy of an authentic painting (in the style of artists like Curran, Lepine, Walden, and more) — created and signed by Mark Landis. See one of the options pictured to the left! Just a few different works are available — first choice to the first supporters. Plus digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out.
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    REAL COPIES WITH CLOUT: MATISSE OR OROZCO (AND MORE!)
    Have you ever wanted to be a blue-chip art collector? Or at least look like one? If so, you can get a work on paper in the style of Matisse or Orozco — created and signed by Mark Landis. Check out the works to your left; there’s only one of each available! Plus digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING.
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    THE ULTIMATE FAKE: PICASSO PAINTING (AND MORE!) Have you ever wanted a Picasso painting in your living room but just didn’t have the millions to spare? Get yours — created and signed by Mark Landis. Plus digital download with deleted scenes when it’s commercially available + an e-copy of the film’s soundtrack + an e-thanks + Facebook shout-out. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. (For those who wish to opt out of this reward, your pledge can be made TAX DEDUCTIBLE!)

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