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Imagine a school where all classes are optional...and rules are made by democratic vote.
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    A SNEAK PREVIEW of 10 minutes of the movie + Postcard!

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    A SIGNED DVD of the movie, hot off the presses and in your hands first! + Postcard + Sneak preview. Yes!

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    Approaching the Elephant BOOKMARK with an illustration by Ada or Lucy, Teddy McArdle students! The illustration will be of someone in the movie or of the director! + Signed DVD + Postcard + Sneak Preview!

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    Special Edition DVD with interviews, deleted scenes, commentary and more + Postcard + Sneak preview!

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    A very special Approaching the Elephant LIMITED EDITION SMALL POSTER + Bookmark + Signed DVD + Sneak Preview. Phew!

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    An INVITATION TO EARLY TEST SCREENINGS, where you will be able to voice your opinions on the movie and hear from the filmmakers! Get to know the movie as it's being made! If you're not in the area, we'll provide you with digital downloads and recordings of the discussions. + Signed DVD + Bookmark + Postcard + Sneak Preview!

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    CHAT OR HAT! Choose from a telephone/skype conversation with the director OR a winter hat knit especially for you by the editor! + Bookmark + Signed DVD + Postcard + Sneak Preview!

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    YOUR NAME IN THE CREDITS under Special Thanks! Forever! + Signed DVD + Limited edition poster + Bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with director!

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    Invitation for two to the World Premiere or New York Premiere + Signed DVD + Limited edition poster + Illustrated bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with director + Your name in the credits under Special Thanks!

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    INVITATION FOR FOUR to the World Premiere or New York Premiere + Signed DVD + Limited edition poster + Illustrated bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with the director + Your name in the credits under Special Thanks!

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    DINNER (OR LUNCH!) AND A STROLL WITH THE DIRECTOR AND THE FOUNDER OF TEDDY MCARDLE! + Signed DVD + Limited edition poster + Illustrated bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with the director + Your name in the credits under Special Thanks + Invitations for two to World or New York Premiere!

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    DINNER WITH THE DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, AND EDITOR at a restaurant in New York City or via Skype. You pick the cuisine, we pick the restaurant! + Signed DVD + Poster + Illustrated bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with the director + Your name in the credits under Special Thanks + Invitations for two to World or New York Premiere.

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    THE DIRECTOR WILL MAKE A PORTRAIT of a person you know or event of your choice - your mother, brother, child, mentor, friend, wedding, dance party, or simply a day in the life. One or two day shoot. If more than 3 hours from New York City, please provide for travel expenses. + Signed DVD + Poster + Illustrated bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with the director + Your name in the credits under Special Thanks + Invitations for two to World or New York Premiere!

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT on the official completed documentary, with an IMDB entry + signed DVD + Limited edition poster + Illustrated bookmark + Invitation to early screenings + Conversation with the director + Invitations for two to World or New York Premiere

    + Our eternal gratitude.

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