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By Marc Hermann
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About this project

Our independent Documentary film takes a deeper look at the losses on a February day 10 years ago. We lost more than a Space Shuttle and seven lives. On that day a symbol representative of a whole society was lost dating back to the earliest days of modern man.

Our Documentary will explore the human meaning related to this little known loss and why it is so important for people to know about it. Our film will work closely and conduct interviews with NASA, Local officials, and potentially the U.S. Air Force.

THE STORY

On February first 2003,

The Space Shuttle Columbia was lost with all hands. Although Columbia now lies in pieces, its mission is not over.

Few know of another chapter to the life and loss of this Space Shuttle.

On board was Ilan Ramon, A colonel in the Israeli Air Force and the first Israeli astronaut.

Ilan was the son of Holocaust survivors.

Going in to space was a Special thing and Ilan wanted to take something special with him.

He borrowed from a friend a little torah that was in and also survived the Concentration camps.

The last video of this Torah was seen in space floating in Ilan’s hand.

Even though 40% of Columbia was recovered the little Torah is still missing today.

Packed away in a crew locker, the possibility that the little Torah survived is high.

Your donation will help us film an expedition to search for the little lost Torah.

If found we will celebrate and try to get the little Torah back home to its empty Ark waiting in Israel.

Successful in this mission or not, our journey will be made in to a Documentary film.

Any donations over our goal will help to spread the word of this brave little lost Torah.

How will the funds be used?

The needs for any documentary film production are always great.

·On screen Narrator and potential interviews

·Travel expenses

·Professional personnel

·Communication equipment

·Camera equipment

·Audio equipment

·Lighting equipment

·Movie Editing suit

·Computer and computer programs

·Post production duplication and distribution equipment

Gift/Rewards are now available for viewing on Facebook. Currently updates will be posted on Facebook until the website is up, after funding.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Little-Lost-Torah/163528117134257#_=_

Risks and challenges

We care about the film we are making, our project ethics and the people involved. With strong industry experience in our team and the level of care we are taking. Logistics and organizing people is always a challenge. Even when problems arise, we will try managing them well to ensure that no matter what, we will make a great film that you can enjoy and be proud of supporting. If we cannot find the Little Lost Torah, we can make the world aware of this little known story.

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    We are making a movie! We have created a Postcard Just for you that possesses our website. So that you may follow our progress while making our documentary journey.

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    Lift off! Way to go! For that, we're offering a Genuine 3x3 inch Space Shuttle heat shield Tile! + Columbia STS-107 Tribute Crew photo + DVD + Our postcard of progress

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    Achieving Orbit! You've made our day! You get to dazzle your friends with a Collector's Edition 24 karat gold-plated Space Shuttle with display case + Genuine Space Shuttle heat shield Tile + DVD + Our postcard of progress

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    On Mission! This is a big time pledge and deserves a big time thank you. You get a personal Thank You Credit in the movie + When the movie is completed. Your invited to the Movie premier showing IN ORLANDO at the Enzian (you are responsible for your own travel) + DVD + Our postcard of progress

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    Success! This is such a generous pledge we are sending you an Exclusive, Numbered, Framed Genuine Space Shuttle heat shield Tile with a Columbia STS-107 Mission patch, and Memorial Mission ribbon + The movie premier, Enzian (you are responsible for your own travel) + DVD + Our postcard of progress

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    Unbelievable! Have you ever wanted to own a museum piece? A Framed truly historical document. STS-107 envelope postmarked and canceled stamps on the day of the Columbia loss, and a Memorial Mission ribbon + The movie premier, Enzian (you are responsible for your own travel) + DVD + Our postcard of progress

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    Out of this world! We can't Thank You enough for this pledge. Now you know what it feels like to be an Executive Producer! You get in the movie an Executive Producer credit! + an Exclusive, Numbered, Framed Genuine Space Shuttle heat shield Tile with a Columbia STS-107 Mission patch, and Memorial Mission ribbon + a Collector's Edition 24 karat gold-plated Space Shuttle with display case + The movie premier, Enzian (you are responsible for your own travel) + DVD + Our postcard of progress

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