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“Daddy Don’t Go” chronicles
the lives of four disadvantaged men in New York City as they fight to defy the
odds against them. Alex, Nelson, Roy and Omar shatter the deadbeat dad
stereotype and redefine what it means to be a good father for all men.
“Daddy Don’t Go” chronicles the lives of four disadvantaged men in New York City as they fight to defy the odds against them. Alex, Nelson, Roy and Omar shatter the deadbeat dad stereotype and redefine what it means to be a good father for all men.
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    CHECK YOUR MAIL. Receive a postcard with a personal, hand-written thank you from our Directors. You’ll also get the DADDY DON’T GO e-newsletter every month to keep you connected and a shout-out on Facebook and Twitter.

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    YOUR NAME HERE PACKAGE. Get all of the $25 rewards plus a gorgeous hi-res photo of one of our dads. You'll also receive a thank you credit on the film’s IMDB page and credits along with exclusive updates.

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    PURELAND REWIND. Get the entire award-winning Pureland film catalogue on DVD; TOE TO TOE (premiered at Sundance), ALL OF US (Showtime World AIDS Day film), TAKE IT FROM ME (PBS’ POV series) and of course your very own copy of DADDY DON’T GO before anyone else sees it. All DVDs will be signed by the filmmakers.

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    ALL OUR ART. Own our beautiful art book via a digital download, plus a link to our finished film, as well as our killer soundtrack. We’ll also make sure to return the favor with lots of virtual love.

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    LET ME PEEP THAT. Exclusive invitation to a 60-minute video chat with the filmmakers. You’ll also be in-the-know with exclusive updates on the film you won’t find anywhere else.

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    COFFEE TALK. Our stunning art book is yours to own – beautiful stills of our subjects, their adorable children and the film’s striking NYC setting. It’s so gorgeous you’re going to want to display this bad boy on your coffee table. And since you’re such a generous backer, you’ll also get the DADDY DON’T GO DVD.

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    FIRST CLASS. Get a VIP seat to the NYC premiere of DADDY DON'T GO and be a proud owner of the film on DVD and our stunning art book.

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    SCRIPT IT. Our award-winning Writer/Director Emily Abt will read your script, give you notes and help you become the big time filmmaker you were meant to be. Please note this gift is transferable so feel free to bestow it on that dreamer nephew of yours.

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    WE’RE YOURS. Directors Emily Abt and Andrew Nam Chul Osborne would love to share with you all they’ve learned about independent filmmaking. For 1 hour, anywhere in the Big Apple, they’ll give you feedback on your project as well some hard-earned advice for moving your film forward.

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    IN THE FLESH. Directors Emily Abt and Andrew Nam Chul Osborne will discuss DADDY DON'T GO at your location of choice. Emily teaches at Princeton and Andrew is a great public speaker so we promise this will be good. Please note lodging and travel expenses are the responsibility of the person who pledges.

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    CO-PRODUCER. Thank you so much! We are thrilled to have you on our team. Your name will be on the film’s credit roll (or if you prefer, we can keep your name private), IMDB, and in the billing block on our posters, web site and print materials. You will also get to own our beautiful art book, a DVD of the film, 4 VIP seats to the NYC premiere and a full-size poster since your name will be on it.

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    THIS IS YOUR LIFE. Hire the award-winning Pureland team to create your own mini documentary. We’ll come by for the day and document whatever you want – the choice is yours. The footage will be edited and given to you on DVD and digital formats. If outside of the NYC area, lodging and travel expenses will be the responsibility of the person who pledges.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER. You’re not just part of the DADDY DON’T GO team, you’re keeping our project afloat. We are so sincerely grateful that your name will be on the film’s credit roll (or if you prefer, we can keep your name private), IMDB, and in the billing block on our posters, web site and print materials. We’ll also give you 2 art books, 10 DVDs of the film to share with your friends, 6 VIP seats to the NYC premiere, a full-size poster and tons of hugs from the Pureland team. You walk on water to us.

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