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A Hasidic rabbi moves from Brooklyn to faraway Montana to bring his brand of Orthodox Judaism to the American west.
A Hasidic rabbi moves from Brooklyn to faraway Montana to bring his brand of Orthodox Judaism to the American west.
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    Feed Your Belly Recipe Pack + Gratitude

    What's that sound you hear? It's your belly. Feed it! Get an exclusive collection of Jewish-inspired recipes from our Bubbes and some foodie friends (in PDF form). We're also going to thank you on our website as an official backer AND give you a shout out on Facebook.

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    Be among the first to see the film!

    You will get to stream the film online before it’s available on other digital platforms. Plus, you’ll get the Feed Your Belly Digital Recipe Pack, a thank you on our website and a shout out on Facebook.

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    Real Mensch Package

    You will be the first to watch a scene from the film-in-progress, emailed to you for your eyes only! AND you've got mail! We’ll send you the limited edition RABBI postcard specially designed by artist Melissa Woods and signed by the filmmakers. You're also going to get ALL of the rewards listed above!

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    Real Mensch DVD Package

    Add our film to your collection. Be the first to get THE RABBI GOES WEST on DVD when it’s released! We're also going to send you the limited-edition signed RABBI postcard, a link to stream the film online before it’s available on digital platforms, the Feed Your Belly Recipe Pack and Gratitude!

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    Welcome to the tribe, bubele!

    We’re going to THANK YOU IN THE CREDITS of the theatrical version of the film. Oh, and you are going to get everything in the Real Mensch DVD Package!

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    Calling all IFFBoston movie fans!

    Get an all-access pass to the Independent Film Festival of Boston (April 2019 dates TBD), the premiere indie film festival in New England. This pass includes festival parties, panels and all films. Plus you're going to receive all the perks in the Real Mensch DVD package, too!

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    A Night on the Town!

    Get a pair of tickets to opening night of THE RABBI GOES WEST, or a film festival or theatrical screening of RABBI near you, plus an invitation to any VIP receptions or after parties. We’re going to put your name in the credits of the theatrical version of the film, and send you everything in the Real Mensch DVD Package.

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    An Evening of Movie Magic!

    Host your own private New England film screening/discussion, including Q&A with veteran film critic, film historian, and filmmaker Gerald Peary! Pick your favorite film, then invite your friends, any time between September 2018-September 2019! Perfect for a community gathering, a gift to a favorite person (including yourself), or a birthday party. Includes everything in the Real Mensch DVD Package, two tickets to a screening near you and a THANK YOU in the film credits.

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    Your Jewish film fix!

    For a $36 donation, 20 lucky backers will receive a pair of tickets to the Boston Jewish Film Festival, 30 years running and stronger than ever, taking place November 7-19. Oh, and we'll throw in everything at the $25 reward level, which includes an online screener of our film. Note: A voucher for festival tickets will be sent this fall 2018.

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    Ask the Producer!

    Get expert advice about film production from seasoned producer and former Artistic Director of the Boston Jewish Film Festival, Amy Geller. Learn what you need to do to get your film into festivals, develop an audience, and get it out into the world. Or ask anything you ever wanted to know about the world of indie filmmaking. This one-hour skype or in-person session (if in New England) can also be gifted to a friend, family member, or colleague, any time between September 2018-September 2019. Includes everything in the Real Mensch Package.

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    Best-known for her behind-the-scenes stills of Hollywood films (“Room with a View,” “Howard’s End”), Mikki Ansin has photographed the important and famous. She captured portraits of Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Alice Walker, and Ted Kennedy, and she will do a special digital portrait of you, or your friend or loved one, in her Cambridge, MA, studio. Definitely suitable for framing and makes a great gift! Available October 2018 and beyond. https://mikkiansin.com

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