Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 7, 2012.

Update #8

WE DID IT!!

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Thanks to all of you for your generous contributions! You have indeed made this film possible, as today we met our Kickstarter goal of $20,000!! An incredible accomplishment, and we are so thankful to know that so many of you believe in this project and want to see it completed.

We are not going to stop here, however. With one week left, let's see how far we can go! There are enormous post production costs ahead of us and every dollar raised simply puts us closer to actually getting the film finished and gives us a bit more time before we have to begin fundraising again.

Continue to spread the word and let's keep the momentum going for these final 7 days!!

Again, sincere thanks to each and every one of you who has contributed so far.

The Empires team

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    THE PARTICIPANT. Be the first on your block to see EMPIRES! You'll receive a digital download of the film, and a personal thank you note from the director.

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    NEW REWARD! Get a fantastic book by one of EMPIRES' featured interview subjects. Chose from the list here. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1407330738/empires-the-film/posts Pledge $100 and get two books of your choice!!

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    THE NETWORKER. Show the world you care! Special thanks in the onscreen credits of the final film.

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    THE GLOBALIST. Why settle for the final cut? Receive an extended cut of the film on DVD. More from our interviewees, including Manuel De Landa, Saskia Sassen, Michael Hardt! More, more, more interview material included as a bonus feature!

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    THE IMPERIALIST. Hob nob with the heavyweights of the film world. Or at least the EMPIRES crew and our families and friends. You'll receive 4 tickets to the New York premiere of the film!

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    THE AGENT. This is the life! Host a private screening of the film in your own home for you and 8 of your closest friends - with the director in attendance! (driving distance from NYC only, pls)

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    THE EMPIRE BUILDER. Your name in lights. You'll receive associate producer credit on the film!

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    THE 1%. In addition to all the rewards above, you'll receive executive producer credit on the film and the knowledge that you have made a HUGE difference!

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