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Meet Tenzin, the saddest Tibetan Buddhist monk in Nepal.
Meet Tenzin, the saddest Tibetan Buddhist monk in Nepal.
69 backers pledged €5,325 to help bring this project to life.
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    Good Karma. A big thank you. A virtual hug. Undying friendship. Smiles and sunshine. Any help is good help. All press is good press. Health is wealth!

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    Now I'll make it personal and send you a handwritten postcard expressing my heartfelt gratitude to anywhere in the world. You rock.

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    This is where it gets really good. I will post you one Tibetan prayer flag (with the five flags) with a handwritten note expressing my deep thanks, and the instructions for how to use the flags. May all your wishes come true.

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    Party time! I'll organise, pay for you, and join you on the best walking tour of Berlin: an alternative street-art walking tour, where we'll get to explore my wonderful city with our feet and our eyes, discover things together that we may never have discovered otherwise and get to know some history while we're at it! This should happen in April because that's when spring arrives and the sky starts to clear. I will cover the cost of the tour, but you'll need to get yourself to Berlin. Be ready to fall in love with Berlin (again).
    You'll also get a thank you note and your name on my website.

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    Party time reloaded. If you can get yourself to Brooklyn in January 2016, I'll take you on a walking street art/graffiti tour of Bushwick myself! This will certainly include a visit to all of my favourite outdoor art in Brooklyn. We'll finish up the tour with a visit to the location where all the ideas happened… The Graham Bar.
    This. Is. Gonna. Be. Dope.
    You'll also get a thank you note and your name on my website.

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    Pledge €75 or more About $89

    The bigger and better special kit. You'll receive in the post a Tibetan Prayer flag (5 flags on a string), Tibetan incense sticks, plus a photo from the film with a personal note from me. Of course I'll include the instructions for how to use the flags to make your hopes and wishes and I'll also include your name on the official website. Plus the undying love of a very lucky filmmaker… ME! You are just awesome.

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    Pledge €150 or more About $177

    Along my journey I've met some truly incredible people, and one of them is my Yoga teacher. She has a beautiful peaceful private studio in Berlin where she will host you for a 90 minute yoga + meditation, finishing with a tea together with me. Tibetan incense sticks and a thank you card. Namaste.
    (I'll also credit you as a backer on the official film website.)

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    Learn from my mistakes!! Get on the phone with me and I'll tell you how to make this kind of stuff happen passionately, efficiently, with humour, and without losing your story. We can talk for 45 minutes after the hellos, and you can ask me anything about making a film, and I'll make sure you know what not to do before you blow €2000 on that edit your producers insist on! We can talk about who you absolutely need on your team, who you really don't and some general practice recommendations too. What do you want to know?! Share the knowledge!

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    Pledge €250 or more About $295

    Wowsa [Berlin remix]!!! I'll treat you out to a Nepalese Himalayan dinner in Berlin in March 2016. We can talk about the film, and I'll be able to give you a proper update on where we're at with the short film screenings by then.
    Kickstarter house rules: I'll pay your meal, but all other costs including your travel and drinks will need to be covered by you. Of course the conversation doesn't need to be only about the film, I'm a journalist, I have other stories to share and I want to hear yours too!
    (Of course I'll also credit you as a backer on the official film website.)

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    THE BIG GUNS. This reward is very simple. I'll name you co-producer on the film. Seriously, this is the kind of money that makes dreams a reality. Welcome to Hollywood!

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    Cooking class!! So many other Kickstarter have this reward so I'm gonna give it a go too! I love to cook! Come on over for lunch on a weekend and I'll show you how to cook a delicious Himalayan dish which we'll then eat together and talk about Nepal, Tibet, Buddhism, depression, film making… That's just a start!
    (I'll also credit you as a backer on the official film website and write you a thank you note.) This reward will happen on a chosen Sunday in March or April 2016, between 11a.m. and 2p.m. In Berlin!! All ingredients provided and I'll give you a copy of the recipe(s) to take home with you too. Looking forward to this!!

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