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Join us in telling the story behind this innovative 1930’s trio, their dazzling jazz vocals, and a career that was so sadly cut short.
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    Because it’s “The Human Thing To Do” (with the first of our nods to the Sisters’ lyrics) we’ll say thank you with a personalized “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” E-PICTURE POSTCARD and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    “You’re Sincere, Of That I’m Sure” and that will earn you exclusive access to our ONLINE PRODUCTION DIARY with its frequent updates, outtakes, and insider information about the progress of the documentary PLUS we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    “It’s On Account Of You” so you’ll receive our one-of-a-kind FILM POSTER for the“Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” documentary PLUS we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    “Just Give That Rhythm Everything You’ve Got” and we’ll send you our original “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” T-SHIRT with a graphic design from the documentary (Sizes SM-XL only; add $10 for larger sizes) PLUS we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    “I Just Wanna Be Understood” and so we’ll invite you to one of several live, interactive VIDEO CONFERENCES with a member of the creative team to take your questions and reveal details about the documentary PLUS a “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” film poster and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    “Come On And Hear” a CD or digital download of the music from the documentary PLUS a “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” film poster and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE: “Lift Your Voice And Sing With Me” when you receive a personal invitation to view one of several planned web-streaming premieres that will be followed by a live Q&A with a member of the creative team PLUS a “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” film poster and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    “You’ll Be Swell In The Spell” of a LIMITED EDITION DVD or high-definition digital download version of the documentary PLUS a “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” film poster and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    “It Must Be Love, Sweet Love” so we’ll send you a COLLECTOR’S EDITION DVD with special features (extended interviews, complete performances, audio commentary, behind the scenes footage) and it will be personalized by the creative team PLUS access to our online Production Diary, your choice of a “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” film poster or t-shirt and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    “I Know You Know What It’s All About” so we’ll give you a SNEAK PREVIEW of the documentary before its premiere with digital downloads of the segments delivered as soon as we complete them PLUS access to our online Production Diary, one of several live, interactive video conferences with a member of the creative team, a “Boswell Sisters: Close Harmony” film poster and t-shirt, and we’ll proudly display your name on the “boswellsfilm.com” website.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGE #1: You’ll say “New Orleans, Hello” when you receive 2 tickets to the premiere of the film in the Sisters’ hometown (exact date to be determined; travel and lodging not included) PLUS all of the above gifts except for THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE.

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    “It’s You, It’s You, It’s You” as your name or organization is featured in the “SPECIAL THANKS” section of the film credits PLUS your choice of THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGE #1 or THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE along with all of the above gifts.

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    THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGE #2: Go “Way, Way Back Home” when you and a traveling companion join the creative team on a tour of the Sisters’ New Orleans landmarks as part of the premiere festivities (exact date to be determined; travel and lodging not included) PLUS all of the above gifts except for THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE.

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    Be “As Ritzy As Can Be” and in appreciation we’ll add your name as an “ASSOCIATE PRODUCER” in the film credits PLUS your choice of THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGES #1 & #2 or THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE along with all of the above gifts except for the “Special Thanks” credit.

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    Pledge $3,000 or more About $3,000

    THE HOME PREMIERE PACKAGE: If you can’t attend the New Orleans premiere we’ll arrange a get together with a member of our creative team (either Kyla Titus, David McCain, Cynthia Lucas, Randall Riley or Dan Garrison -- depending on the destination and scheduling) and a few of your friends at your home or favorite gathering place (you provide local transportation and the location within the 48 continental United States) for a viewing party that will include the documentary along with the added attractions of rarely seen or heard films, music, photographs, stories, and mementos which will have you saying “That’s How Rhythm Was Born!” PLUS all of the above gifts except for THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE, THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGES #1 & #2 and the “Associate Producer” credit – but your name will be credited under “Special Thanks” at the end of the film.

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    THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGE #3: “Take Your Sugar To Tea” when you and a friend or loved one join the creators for a feast at the “Commander’s Palace” restaurant in celebration of The Boswell Sisters during the premiere festivities (exact date to be determined; travel and lodging not included) PLUS all of the above gifts except for THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE, THE HOME PREMIERE PACKAGE and the “Associate Producer” credit – but your name will be included under “Special Thanks” at the end of the film.

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    If you’ve ever thought “You Oughta Be In Pictures” we’ll make that possible by including you as an “EXECUTIVE PRODUCER” in the film credits PLUS your choice of THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGES #1, #2 & #3 or THE HOME PREMIERE PACKAGE or THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE along with all of the above gifts except for the “Associate Producer” and “Special Thanks” credits.

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    “Stand Up And Shout, Hallelujah!” and your name or organization will be featured in the “Major funding for this program was provided by…” (or similar language) segments before and after the documentary PLUS your choice of THE NEW ORLEANS PREMIERE PACKAGES #1, #2 & #3 (travel within the 48 continental United States and lodging included) or THE HOME PREMIERE PACKAGE or THE ONLINE PREMIERE PACKAGE along with all of the above gifts, except for the “Associate Producer,” “Executive Producer,” and “Special Thanks” credits.

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