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A film about the blackface tradition of Zwarte Piet in the Netherlands. Problematic? Or are the Dutch just having holiday fun?
A film about the blackface tradition of Zwarte Piet in the Netherlands. Problematic? Or are the Dutch just having holiday fun?
536 backers pledged $27,785 to help bring this project to life.
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    DANK U WEL!: You get a personalized “Thank You” card from the film’s director complete with her Jane Hancock. Plus, all of the above!

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    SIGNATURE IMAGE POSTCARD: You will receive a pack of 3 of postcards featuring the film’s signature image "Black Pete" photographed by our official photographer, Brett Russel. Plus, all of the above!

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    "MY FRIENDS WENT TO AMSTERDAM AND ALL THEY BOUGHT ME WAS...": The director will ride her bike to Amsterdam's popular Albert Cuyp Straat and hand pick a cute souvenir, just for you! In addition, you will receive a 5-pack collection of special limited edition postcards featuring popular images of Damsko "Amsterdam" taken by Dutch Caribbean photographer Brett Russel. Plus, all of the above!

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    BIBILIOPHILE: You will receive a special edition e-Catalogue of essays and photographs exploring the history of race and racism in the Netherlands, written by an international group of scholars, historians and cultural critics. This reward is especially for the super scholastic scholars! Plus, you'll get all of the above!

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    COLLECTOR'S ITEM DVD: Pledging at this amount, entitles you to a special collector's item DVD of the documentary. Also, you get to chat with the film’s director and producer (via Skype) for 30 minutes. We'll give you the scoop on what's happening behind-the-scenes during the filmmaking process. AND we're going to throw in an uber cool limited edition film t-shirt. Plus, you get all of the above!

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    PRODUCER CRED: You, dear friend, will become an esteemed Co-Producer of the film, and will be listed as such in the opening credits. We're not done thanking you just yet! A $10,000 donation will also entitle you to Reserved VIP seating for 4 at a screening in your city. If the film doesn't screen in your city, we'll host a private screening just for you and your friends. (Travel and accommodations not included). Plus, all of the above!

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