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    High-five for Five! A warm thank-you for being a supporter of our project. We'll keep you updated on our progress.

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    Receive an HD digital download of The Garden of Steven (HD TGOS). You helped make it. Now watch it.

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    (HD TGOS) + A small handmade souvenir + behind the scenes (BTS) featurette of our Guatemalan adventure. Someone is bound to lose a limb.

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    (HD TGOS & BTS) + Locally made, stylish, and extremely durable recycled plastic Guatemalan tote bag. Shame your fellow Whole Foods shoppers. Ira Glass would kill for one of these things.

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    Pledge $85 or more About $85

    (HD TGOS & BTS) + Garden Of Steven Seed Bag from the Seed Savers Exchange. Start a garden of your own, no matter what your name is.

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    (HD TGOS & BTS) + A TGOS original, illustrated, religious tract (RT) by our Art Director Cory Osborn. Steven hands these out on the streets of Antigua in the film.

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    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + Ian Fay's voice on your personal voicemail. This man makes Carl Kasell and James Earl Jones sound like Kathy Griffen and Bobcat Goldthwait.

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    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + A colorful hand-woven Guatemalan textile (scarf, blanket, bedspread, or the like), procured in the markets by our ever-stylish Costume Designer.

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    Pledge $350 or more About $350

    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + A blown-up original photo from one of our lovely locations as shot and selected by Director of Photography Nathan Golon.

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    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + A one-of-a-kind, hand-painted 'Retablo'. Folk art masterpieces done on tin. The subjects of these range from the every day to the devilish. Either way, they're gorgeous. Our main character Steven finds these tantalizing and so do we.

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    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + A handmade Maximón doll. Maximón is the folk saint of western Guatemala and the original Man In Black. As a puckish, hedonistic holy man, of course Maximón shows up in The Garden Of Steven.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + An Associate Producer (AP) credit in the film + A marked-up copy of the director's shooting script + a one-of-a-kind, hand-painted 'Retablo' + an invite to our first screening party.

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    Pledge $2,500 or more About $2,500

    (HD TGOS, BTS, RT, & AP) + Ian Fay (the sweaty pastor from the kickstarter video) will officiate your wedding. (And stay for the reception to charm and distract your mother in law for the duration of the evening). If you're not tying the knot, pick any of the previous incentives instead and, regardless, come to our first screening party.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT & AP) + You are cordially invited to the only day of shooting we'll be doing in the U.S. for The Garden of Steven. Come see the studio madness first-hand and earn that Associate Producer credit. Then celebrate with us at our first screening party.

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    (HD TGOS, BTS, & RT) + Executive Producer Credit + Expenses-paid travel with the Team to Guatemala to shoot the film or to our festival preview. You are a super hero and we bow before you.

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