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The definitive film on the harmonica, the global nature of its culture, and its subsequent ubiquity.

Pocket Full of Soul, the award winning documentary featuring Huey Lewis, John Popper of Blues Traveler, Magic Dick of J. Geils Band, Clint Black, James Cotton and so many more is complete. The film has already generated incredible momentum from recent, exclusive promotional screenings (14 cities in one night and 7 sold-out shows).  Our team has reached a crucial moment in the continued development and visibility of the Pocket Full of Soul (PFOS) brand and need YOU to help take the film, the movement and its audience experience to the next level. With the undeniable demand for the film, we intend to use this Kickstarter campaign to aid in funding distribution (DVDs, Amazon, iTunes, etc.), as well as national and international marketing, web presence, additional screenings and publicity.

Initially, we are planning on releasing the film via conventional delivery methods (e.g. DVD, Amazon, and iTunes) on November 5, 2013 as we continue to explore new means of bringing the film to an international audience.  

The funds raised will allow us to 1) design, package and press DVDs; 2) hire marketing, publicity and social media specialists to increase exposure on a global level; 3) update the PFOS website to enhance the user experience and establish greater overall presence; 4) add unique, interactive screenings at theaters around the world. These screenings will include guest appearances, performances, Q&As, harmonica lessons and/or other money-can't-buy experiences.

At its heart, PFOS is about music and the positive human connection and experience associated with the harmonica. Everyone who has been involved in the making of this film has a deep affinity for not only the underestimated beauty of the harmonica, but also a shared passion to bring this film to the masses. 

The film, narrated by Huey Lewis, features a plethora of notable and talented harmonica players, including:

Alvin the Chipmunk, Gary Allegretto, Clint Black, Sugar Blue, Robert Bonfiglio, Billy Branch, James Cotton, Magic Dick, Rick Estrin, Joe Filisko, Guy Forsyth, Bad News Brown, William Galison, Dennis Gruenling, The Harmonicats, Stan Harper, Taylor Hicks, Mark Hummel, Robert Klein, Charley Leighton, Howard Levy, Huey Lewis, Delbert McClinton, Charlie Musselwhite, Lee Oskar, Rob Paparozzi, Rod Piazza, John Popper, Jerry Portnoy, Gary Primich, Mickey Raphael, Annie Raines, Jason Ricci, Peter Madcat Ruth, Wade Schuman, Corky Siegel, Les Stroud, Kim Wilson, Frederic Yonnet and more ...

Below are a couple of links to recent reviews:

http://tinyurl.com/o9g9kdl

http://tinyurl.com/kkovlum

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The greatest challenge we face is raising awareness on a large scale. We need to implore the right resources to reach people with a love for the harmonica and all styles including chromatic and diatonic. Additionally, we must execute a campaign that makes people realize that you do not need to understand the harmonica to enjoy this film. It truly is a must-see for anyone looking for a thoughtful, entertaining and inspiring documentary.

We know firsthand that the film exceeds expectations. With very little funding, PFOS has sold out screenings across the country and with an adequate budget, it could be a huge success.

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    THANK YOU: A personal thank you on your facebook page and our facebook page and a PFOS Desktop Wallpaper Graphic.

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    HARMONICA: A personal thank you on your facebook page and our facebook page. A harmonica autographed by the Director.

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie). This could benefit everyone but may be of special interest to the global community.

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    PFOS DVD: A DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) autographed by the Director and a harmonica.

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    PFOS DVD AND CD: A DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) autographed by the Director and a copy of the CD Operation: Creation - a collection of theme songs present in the film that were submitted as part of our theme song contest.

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    PFOS DVD AND POSTER: DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) and limited edition Movie Poster from Pocket Full of Soul.

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    PFOS DVD, POSTER, CD, and T-shirt: DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) and a limited edition movie poster from Pocket Full of Soul autographed by the Director and a copy of the CD Operation: Creation - a collection of theme songs present in the film that were submitted as part of our theme song contest. And a T-shirt.

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    PFOS PRIVATE SCREENING PACKAGE 1: Private Screening of Pocket Full of Soul for you and your friends at a theater in your community. And a DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) autographed by the Director for your personal collection. And a T-shirt.

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    PFOS PRIVATE SCREENING PACKAGE 2: A personal screening for you and your friends of PFOS at a theater near you. In addition, the Director or Producer will be in attendance for a Q&A. Plus, you will receive a DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) autographed by the Director, an autographed DVD of PFOS: In the Reeds, Vol. 1, a limited edition movie poster from Pocket Full of Soul autographed by the Director, and a harmonica autographed by the Director, and (2) T-shirts. If in the United States, airfare and sofa will be supplied by us.

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    PFOS PRIVATE SCREENING PACKAGE 3: A personal screening for you and your friends of PFOS at a theater near you. In addition, the Director or Producer and one of the harmonica players featured in the film (to be named) will be in attendance and following the screening there will be an open jam. Plus, you will receive a DVD of Pocket Full of Soul (The Movie) autographed by the Director, an autographed DVD of PFOS: In the Reeds, Vol. 1, a limited edition movie poster from Pocket Full of Soul autographed by the Director, and a harmonica autographed by the Director, and (2) T-shirts. If in the United States, airfare and sofa will be supplied by us.

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