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Empires explores the impact of networks on histories and philosophies of political thought.
220 backers pledged $21,480 to help bring this project to life.

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    THE FAN. Thanks for coming on board! We'll show our appreciation with a special thank you on our website list of supporters, and give you a big shout out on our Facebook page!

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    THE AMPLIFIER. Amplify the conversation. Be part of the archive and part of the film. We will interview you over Skype, email, however you like. Make the film.

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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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    THE HACKER. Enjoy EMPIRES in the comfort of your own home. You'll receive a DVD copy of the film on its release, signed by the filmmaking team.

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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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