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Imagine a school where all classes are optional...and rules are made by democratic vote.
Imagine a school where all classes are optional...and rules are made by democratic vote.
308 backers pledged $16,045 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Shaunna Jones on May 5

      I've not heard anything nor have I received a DVD. :(

    2. Casey Moeller on March 7

      Last message I had from the project creator was Dec 22, 2014 after I reached out to her.

      "We have been playing Approaching the Elephant at festivals and trying to figure out how to distribute the film beyond the festival circuit. Who distributes the film - in other words who pays to bring it to theaters and pays for the mastering of DVDs, etc - is still being worked out, but should be resolved in a month or two. It's been forever but we are almost there! Once we know who is paying for and making the DVDs I will be sending out all the copies to Kickstarter backers."

      Obviously, resolving who pays for the DVDs did not get resolved in those couple months as we are now a little over year past that mark.

      Has anyone reached out to her recently?

    3. Henry Yamamoto on February 27

      Is this project still alive?

    4. Jeremie Lariviere
      on February 2

      any update to when the DVD will be sent?

    5. Jeremie Lariviere
      on December 22, 2014

      We're approaching the 2 year anniversary of this project's completion. I have not yet been able to seem the film, as the DVD has not shipped... Any word on when that will happen?

    6. Jeremie Lariviere
      on May 12, 2014

      An update would be great! For those of us who couldn't get to a screening, and are looking forward to the DVD, that'd be great, thanks!

    7. Verna Starling on March 27, 2013

      Hey Amanda,

      We all hope the movie did well at the independent film screenings. We'd love to hear how things have progressed since your last update, and get an idea on when we can expect to see this film.

      Thanks so much!

    8. Maura McGovern on January 11, 2012

      congratulations + good luck!
      - maura

    9. Liquid Fusion on January 5, 2012

      Great you made you goal. This will be a very timely film. Letting you know you can find equally dynamic music for use in your project at my NYC indie rock-blues-acoustic label - Liquid Fusion (R) Records Best Wishes!!! Brewer

    10. Kyla F. on January 3, 2012

      Glad you guys reached your goal! Looking forward to the film :)

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      Ilja van Bemmel on January 3, 2012

      Congratulations, you're there!

    12. Amanda Estremera on December 16, 2011

      You're getting there, it's going to happen! Can't wait to see the film... xoxo

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      Lara Liesbeth on December 12, 2011

      You are doing so well so far! Keep it up people :)

    14. Jerred Zegelis on December 5, 2011

      Awesome. Seriously cool. I can't wait to see the movie!