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An unconventional documentary portrait of the writer Wendell Berry and a tribute to family farmers everywhere.
An unconventional documentary portrait of the writer Wendell Berry and a tribute to family farmers everywhere.
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    Our genuine thanks. This reward is for those who simply want to support the project with a small gift.

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    Laura interviewed Wendell many times during the five years we worked on the film. You'll receive access to much longer MP3 of some of those interviews.

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    PDF COPY OF THE POSTER: A high-resolution digital download of The Seer Poster is yours to download and print.

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF THE FILM: A digital download of the film in HD format is yours to keep.

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    LETTERPRESS MINIPOSTER: Letter-pressed 12"x18" of Wesley Bates' stunning original woodcut image created for the film. The image was handcarved and letterpressing equally manual. Plus a digital download of the film.

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    LETTERPRESS NOTE CARD COLLECTION: Letter-pressed notecard set of all 7 Wesley Bates' stunning original wood-engravings created for the film. Each one was etched by hand with letterpressing equally manual. Plus a digital download of the film.

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    LETTERPRESS FULL MOVIE POSTER: Letter-pressed 27"x40" poster of Wesley Bates' stunning original wood engraving created for the film. Such sizes of letterpress sheets are almost unheard of and require intense effort. (The hand-etched image is reproduced, enlarged and then recast into a magnesium plate for hand-inking and pressing.) Printed on 380 gsm, enriched Fiber content Somerset Sheet from St. Cuthberts Mills, UK. Plus a digital download of the film.

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    OFFERMAN'S STOOL: Backers will receive a variation of the original stool seen in the film. The seat is made of a rugged slab from Nick's collection (dealer's choice), and the three legs are hand shaped with wedged through tenons. This stool stands in your home or office as an enduring testament of the America that still makes things. Designed by co-producer Nick Offerman & the team at Offerman Woodshop. 'Nuff said. Also includes HD digital download of the film. (US Only)

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: In addition to receiving all previous print rewards (Notecards, Posters, Blu-Ray Disc) and download of the film, you will also receive an Associate Producer credit in the final release of the film.

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