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MINKA is a film about place and memory, a farmhouse in Japan, and the lives of the people who called it home.
205 backers pledged $20,281 to help bring this project to life.
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    Your name on the film's website and two magnets featuring MINKA production stills. (Postage included in the U.S. and Canada only.)

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    Your name on the film's website + a DVD or download of the film + a copy of John Roderick's memoir "Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan."

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    Your name on the film's website + a DVD or download of the completed film + a copy of John Roderick's memoir "Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan" + a signed copy of "Japanese Country Style," Yoshihiro Takishita's book about Japanese farmhouses.

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    Your name in the completed film's credits (special thanks) + DVD or download of the film + a copy of John Roderick's memoir "Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan" + a signed copy of "Japanese Country Style," Yoshihiro Takishita's book about Japanese farmhouses.

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    A Japan trip planning phone consultation with Peter Grilli, renowned Japanese cultural expert & President of the Japan Society of Boston + all of the above.

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    A private tour of John Roderick and Yoshihiro Takishita's Minka in Kamakura, Japan (travel costs not included) + all of the above.

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    Round trip airfare from NYC-Tokyo and hotel (contact us for details) + all of the above.

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