Funded! This project was successfully funded on March 17, 2012.

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      Creator annette on July 16, 2012

      Congratulations and thank you! Got the DVD, can't wait to watch.

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      Creator Charles Alvis on May 25, 2012

      Got my DVD and watched it. Simone Weil was an amazing woman. Will subtitles be released in the future? The jacket says subtitles available, but I could not get it activated on my dvd player so I suspect there is none on the DVD yet.

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      Creator Leland Leichman on April 7, 2012

      congrats!

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