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A documentary capturing an unprecedented, border-to-border crossing of Bhutan -  one of the happiest places on earth.
A feature-documentary telling the story of a human-powered journey across Bhutan exploring the Himalayan Kingdom's unique policy of Gross National Happiness.
A feature-documentary telling the story of a human-powered journey across Bhutan exploring the Himalayan Kingdom's unique policy of Gross National Happiness.
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    ///// THE HAPPIEST ONE ///// Happiness of contributing and joining the team + updates on all aspects of the film

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    // THE HAPPIEST SUPPORTER // Special thanks on the website + behind the scenes updates on the film and Ben & Imogen's collaboration

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    // THE HAPPIEST MOVIEGOER // (previous +) HD download of The Happiest Place

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    // THE HAPPIEST FILM JUNKIE // (previous +) DVD with exclusive, unreleased Bhutan footage & interviews + Exclusive soundtrack featuring Imogen Heap & Zoe Keating

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    // THE HAPPIEST PHOTO JUNKIE // (previous +) Unique matte 8 x 10 photo of your choosing from the film team, expedition team and Imogen, signed by the director. See a sampling of images from the PHOTO GALLERY link at the end of the description.

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    // THE HAPPIEST COLLABORATOR //
    (previous +) Private rough cut screening & reception in San Francisco + "special thanks" in the film's closing credits.

    Participate in audience feedback and help shape the final cut of the film! (transportation not included).

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    // THE HAPPIEST COLLABORATOR // NEW NYC EDITION! (previous +) Private rough cut screening & reception in New York + "special thanks" in the film's closing credits. Participate in audience feedback and help shape the final cut of the film! (transportation not included).

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    // THE HAPPIEST BHUTANOPHILE // (previous +) Kickstarter-exclusive Team Photo Book featuring private photographs and stories from the film team, expedition team, and Imogen. Your name will be included in the special thanks section of the book. This book will not be available any other way.

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    // THE HAPPIEST KICKSTARTER // NEW! (previous +) 90-minute, one-on-one Skype consultation with Ben on your Kickstarter campaign and / or film / creative project (transferable as a gift)

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    // THE HAPPIEST FESTIVAL GOER // (previous +) A ticket to our festival premiere + private dinner with film team (travel not included)

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    ///// THE HAPPIEST EDITOR ///// NEW! ($500 reward level +) Join Ben for a day in NYC for a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the editing process + private dinner.

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    /// THE HAPPIEST DIRECTOR /// ($500 reward level +) Ben co-directs / films whatever you want for one day and hands over footage (travel and production costs not included)

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    /// THE HAPPIEST SCREENER /// ($500 reward level +) A screening + talk on the film at a venue of your choice in North America + dinner with Ben and Terri Schneider, the Expedition Leader (travel not included)

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    // HAPPIEST ASSOC. PRODUCER // ($500 reward level +) Associate Producer credit on the film and IMDb entry not to mention a whole lot of great karma.

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    // HAPPIEST CO-EXEC PRODUCER // ($500 reward level +) Co-Executive Producer credit on the film and IMDb entry not to mention the wave of happiness from the whole team!

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