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A Filipina migrant domestic worker constructs home in the interstices, through magical Philippine folktales and apartment gardening
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    Surprise Poster Download

    You will be given a private link to download a poster-sized image of an original artistic creation by our good friend, Mark Delos Reyes!

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    A Song About You, Sung on the Street!

    Our team and a gaggle of FIlipin@s will gather in Woodside, Queens, the hub of NYC's migrant Filipin@ community, and sing a song Mila and I wrote, thanking you by name. It will be filmed, viewable and downloadable on my Vimeo page!

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    Mila's Stories, and Handmade Postcard

    A special invite only-download of audio of two of Mila's stories not included in the film, AND a hand-made postcard, thanking you! (the postcard is already a one-of a kind piece of collage art!)

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    Small Print From Film, and Street-Song!

    "A Notion of Home" 5x7 archival print of a still image from the film (plus the Street-Song from the $10 level, and a thank you in film's website)

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    "Recipes from Home" PDF

    A PDF e-book of Filipin@ recipes compiled from Filipin@ domestic workers and Kim's and Mila's families (plus a thank you in the film's website)

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    Thanked in CREDITS + Personalized Poem

    An official thank you in our film's CREDITS, and Kim will write you into, and mail you a personalized poem about her Filipin@ diaspora feelings! (plus a thank you in the film's website)

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    Video Call

    In a personal 30-minute video call, Kim and a team-member share tips with you on making a project happen, or answer any questions you have about our creative and fundraising process (plus a thank you in film's website and CREDITS)

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    Mila's Potted Plant

    A cutting from one of Mila's beautiful years-old plants, potted by Mila with a special note written by Kim and Mila (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS)

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    Large, Framed Archival Print

    An archival large (9"x11") Print of still from the film, matted and framed (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS)

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    Reiki Treatment

    Kim also does Reiki! Kim will do an hour-long Reiki session for you (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (Limited to NYC, Philly, NYC & Philly suburbs and all of Jersey)

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    Small Painting

    A small painting on stretched canvas, or a framed watercolor painting by Kim (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (sample painting on the left side of page)

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    Vegan Gourmet

    A organic vegan, gluten-free cooking class, and dinner for 2 in your home, plus 3 home recipes given to you (ingredients provided) led by Leah Obias, chef extraordinaire! (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (Limited to NYC, Philly, NYC & Philly suburbs and all of Jersey)

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    Philippine Cuisine

    An authentic Philippine cuisine cooking class, and dinner for 2 in your home, plus 3 home recipes given to you (ingredients provided) led by Mila and Kim! (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (Limited to NYC, Philly, NYC & Philly suburbs and all of Jersey)

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    Make a Film with Kim!

    Kim's also a teacher! In a full day workshop, Kim will lend you a DSLR, teach you camera basics and creative shooting, then teach you editing in Adobe Premiere. You will complete your own 2 minute film! (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (Limited to NYC, Philly & Philly suburbs, and Jersey)

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    Filipin@ Domestic Worker Tour of Queens

    Filipin@ domestic workers take you on a Filipin@ domestic worker and immigrant community tour of Manhattan and Queens (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (Located in NYC)

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    Medium-sized Painting

    A medium-sized painting by Kim on stretched canvas (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (sample painting on the left side of page)

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    Associate Producer + Medium Painting

    An Associate Producer credit in our film, a medium-sized painting on stretched canvas by Kim (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (sample painting on the left side of page)

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    Associate Producer + Large Painting

    An Associate Producer credit in our film, a large 8ft+ painting on unstretched canvas by Kim (plus a thank you in the film's website and CREDITS) (sample painting on the left side of page)

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Funding period

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