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Help us finish our documentary about a shtetl outside New York City where sacred religious traditions collide with small town politics.
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    SPECIAL THANKS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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    THANKS IN END CREDITS

    We’ll add you to our credits in the feature film where your name will be broadcast wherever we show the finished project! Also receive special thanks on Social Media.

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    BUTTONS

    One to keep, one to share. Two CITY OF JOEL buttons. You will also be thanked all over social media.

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    PRODUCTION STILLS

    A link to 10 x down-loadable stills of Kiryas Joel taken by the production team.

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    SONGS FROM THE FILM

    Digital dropbox link to songs that appear in the film.

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    CITY OF JOEL POSTER

    You’ll receive a Kiryas Joel poster, plus buttons, and thanks on social media and in end credits.

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

    You’ll receive a Digital Download of the finished project, special thanks in the credits, and shout outs on social media!

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    CITY OF JOEL DOWLOAD SET

    You’ll receive downloadable links to photographs from the film, songs from the film and a copy of the final film.

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    FESTIVAL SCREENING

    This perk is for you and a guest to be our guest at a festival screening. We plan on entering many different festivals around the country. So we will send you a schedule of the festivals we are in with the dates and times. You can pick the one you’d like to attend with us as our guest. You will also receive the digital download of the film, t-shirt, poster and ‘thanks’ in the on-screen credits. (Travel and accomadation NOT included)

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    PRIVATE SCRENING w/Q&A

    Director Jesse Sweet will travel to your location and present a screening of CITY OF JOEL and hold a Q&A session (must provide own venue for screening)

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

    Get your name in the credits as an Associate Producer. You’ll be informed of everything the filmmakers are doing as filming progresses and your feedback will be requested during the editorial process. Backers will also receive HD Download.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    You are our partner and we’ll treat you like one. You’ll be informed of everything the film makers are doing as filming progresses, as well as gain access to exlusive look-ins during the edit. We’ll seek your feedback throughout the process, and you’ll be invited as a member of the producing team to any event showcasing the film, and you will get your name in the credits as an executive prodcuer.

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    CITY OF JOEL T-SHIRT

    You’ll receive an original City of Joel t-shirt, plus buttons, and thanks on social media and in end credits.

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    CITY OF JOEL T-SHIRT AND POSTER

    You’ll receive an original City of Joel poster and t-shirt, plus buttons, and thanks in end credits and on social media.

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    CITY OF JOEL POWER PACK

    You’ll receive all of the above! T-shirt, poster, downloadable links to photographs from the film, songs from the film and a copy of the final film.

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