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A daughter attempts to piece together a portrait of her mother, a daring journalist and a woman she never knew. Uncovering the lost archive Sheila Turner-Seed produced, the film explores memory, legacy and stories left untold.
A daughter attempts to piece together a portrait of her mother, a daring journalist and a woman she never knew. Uncovering the lost archive Sheila Turner-Seed produced, the film explores memory, legacy and stories left untold.
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    POSTER DOWNLOAD - Receive a digital download of our movie poster designed by Brooklyn artist Maya Peraza-Baker plus a shoutout on Facebook and project updates! Many thanks!

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    FILM STILL PRINT - Receive a gorgeous, archival limited edition 4x6 print from the 1940s Super 8 footage being used in the film, PLUS a shout out for your support! Note: This print will feature a different (equally beautiful) vintage film still from the first sold out reward. Thank you!

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    PHOTOGRAPHER INTERVIEWS - Be among the first to hear outtakes from the Director's never-before-heard photographer interviews with your interview download. PLUS, get a digital download of the movie poster! Thanks so much!

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    CONTACT SHEET - Get a beautiful, limited edition archival photographic print of a contact sheet made by Sheila Turner-Seed after her journey to Alaska in the early 1970's. See left for an image of what you'll get--images from this sheet will be featured in the film!

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    MOVIE and MORE! - Get a digital download of the movie PLUS a hand-written vintage film still post card sent to you from the director! Thanks a million!

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    LIMITED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT - Choose from one of three signed, limited edition 8x10 archival pigment prints by Rachel Elizabeth Seed. Also receive a digital download of the movie and project updates. You rock!

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    VINTAGE FILM STILL - Receive a sumptuous 11"x14" limited edition vintage film still (originally shot on Super 8 by Rachel's grandmother, Libby Turner, in the 1940's) print plus a digital download of the movie, digital download of the exclusively designed movie poster, a shoutout on Facebook and project updates! You're the best!

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    COLLECTIBLE ART - Get a signed, limited edition 12x12 archival pigment print (see left for image) by Rachel Elizabeth Seed. Also, a digital download of the movie, exclusively designed movie poster digital download, and project updates. We couldn't do this without you!

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    PORTRAIT SHOOT - Enjoy a 1 hour portrait session in NY or Chicago (and receive a DVD of your images with printing rights) with Rachel, an exclusively designed movie poster by Brooklyn artist Maya Peraza-Baker, and get a digital download of the movie, plus Facebook shoutout and project updates!

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    EVENT SHOOT - Rachel will photograph your two hour event in NY, Chicago, Louisville or Bloomington (you get a DVD of hi-res images with printing rights), plus get a digital download of the movie and dinner with director in one of the above locations. (Shoot must be scheduled to accomodate all parties and contingent on Rachel's travel schedule.)

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    PRIVATE FILMMAKING or PHOTOGRAPHY LESSONS - Take 8 hours of private photography or filmmaking lessons with Rachel in NY, Chicago, San Francisco, Louisville or Bloomington (you may also give this to someone as a gift), 2 VIP film premiere passes (travel not included), a film credit, and digital download of the movie! We can't thank you enough!

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    PRIVATE SCREENING - Enjoy your own private screening for up to 10 guests in NYC with Director and available film crew Q + A, plus receive the exclusive movie poster and digital download of the film and project updates!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER and MORE! - Get an Associate Producer title in the film, two tickets to the premiere (travel not included), dinner with the director in NY, Chicago, Bloomington or Louisville, a signed movie poster and a digital download of the movie! You are amazing!

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - Get an Executive Producer credit plus two VIP tickets to the premiere (travel not included), dinner with the director in NY, Chicago, Louisville or San Francisco and a private photo shoot of your choice! Please contact us if you are interested in this level of support so we can discuss what's possible!

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    FILM STILL PRINT - Receive a gorgeous, archival limited edition 4x6 print from the 1940s Super 8 footage being used in the film, PLUS a shout out for your support!

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    MARILYN MONROE - There's only one Marilyn, and only one of these gorgeous prints! Shot by Time Life London photographer Brian Seed, who appears in A Photographic Memory. 8x12".

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