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A personal story about the uncomfortable in-betweeness of immigration, and growing up for a young Russian-American girl.
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    Special Thank You shout out~

    A gif and a special Thank You shout out on Facebook within 24 hours of your donation ;)
    I will update you on the project and let you know about screenings!

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    DVD or Private Link Copy of "Bean"

    Whether you want a DVD or a link to the final project -- I'll make sure you get to watch the short film in the privacy of your own home and if you're local and in LA I will even get you some popcorn for your viewing pleasure** (Must inquire separately via emailing me :) )

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    DVD or Private Link & Thank you Credit

    Whether you want a DVD or a link to the final project -- I'll make sure you get to watch the short film in the privacy of your own home and if you're local and in LA I will even get you some popcorn for your viewing pleasure** (Must inquire separately via emailing me :) )
    PLUS: You will have a Thank You Credit in the Film

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    90s Mixtape (CD) Music that Inspires

    Music in Russian and English that inspired me, that will be similar to the soundtrack. Reference music for "Bean" will come in form of CD and digital audio copy.

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    Still Frame POSTCARD

    I will design myself from footage

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    St. Petersburg 2107 Calendar

    Calendar with Photos of famous places in St. Petersburg. Coming straight from there!

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    St. Petersburg Souvenir * SURPRISE*

    Surprise souvenir from St. Petersburg. It will be something smaller like a toy or keychain. Straight from Russia!

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    90s Vintage Clothing

    A piece of clothing from the shoot or a different piece of clothing in your size that was hand selected. Because of possible reshoots Availability isn't until Spring 2017

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    Family Cook Booklet - Russian Recipes!

    A digital and a print copy of 6-10 (or more) recipes from my family. They will include several salad dishes, soups, main course and deserts

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    Friendship Braclet

    Handmade (by me) friendship bracelet (yarn/string kind or beaded!)

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    Grandma's Rogaliki Cookies

    Big batch of COOKIES sent to you. These will be my grandma's recipe of awesome buttery crescent cookies with jam inside. I will bake them personally! Cookies sent in the month of December to whatever address you choose. PLUS DVD or private link to film once it is ready Spring 2017.

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    Russian Dinner - Los Angeles Area Only

    I will personally make and deliver a dinner for you and a friend.

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    Set Visit + Any 2 other Gifts above

    Visit the Set or get exclusive behind the scenes photos PLUS 2 other Rewards PLUS copy of the film

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    You Pick Four - Any 4 Rewards

    Excludes the Producer credit and Los Angeles Russian Dinner

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    Executive Producer +

    Executive Producer Credit on the film plus any of the other rewards!
    Get all updates and latest information on the film, be a Producer!

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