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A multi-media documentary profiling the stories of Cuban farmers and their experiences in sustainable agriculture innovation.
A multi-media documentary profiling the stories of Cuban farmers and their experiences in sustainable agriculture innovation.
78 backers pledged $9,047 to help bring this project to life.

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This mixed media project seeks to document and record stories of the people who are reshaping Cuban food production today.

We are a husband and wife documentary team raising funds to create a film about Cuba's farmers and gardeners, and the lessons they have to share with the world. Since the 1990s, Cuba has emerged as a worldwide leader in the advancement of sustainable agriculture and urban farming.

Fueled by our travel and research in Cuba, we feel passionate about sharing Cuba's experiences and innovations through this documentary project. This film will add momentum to the new wave of cross-cultural communication that seeks solutions to increase food security and inspire new models for sustainable development.

Your donations to this project, however big or small, will enable us to meet our financial needs for filming in Cuba this summer. This includes hiring an extra videographer, purchasing updated equipment and our on-island transportation expenses.

Thank you for your interest and support,

Pete and Kati

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    Thank You! Every donation amount counts. We will keep you updated on our progress as the story unfolds.

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    You Rock! As a thank-you, you will be mailed a personalized letter and a photographic note card from our Cuba photo collection.

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    You are so awesome! We will be sending you a personalized photographic thank you card from Cuba as well as list your name on our website.

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    Wow! You are incredible, and a crucial project funder. For your generosity, you will be receiving a personalized photographic card from Cuba as well as a 14x19in photo print, and we will list your name on our website.

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    Seriously! You are really helping us make this documentary project happen. We are going to send you a personalized thank-you letter along with a small box of gourmet garlic from our farm, Cuba note card, a Cuba-collection 14x19in print and a surprise gift.

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    We are so fortunate to know you! For your outstanding support, you will be receiving a set of 5 photographic cards and a 20x30in print of your choice from our Cuba collection as well as a special souvenir from the island upon our return in the fall. You will also receive a box of gourmet garlic from our farm.

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    With your support everything is possible! How can we thank you enough for your generosity? We will have to find a way. You will receive all gifts listed above plus be listed as our executive producer in the film credits. Kati and Pete will be your personal Cuba travel assistants. Also, you will receive a year's supply of gourmet garlic from our farm.

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