TGWKTM=Drawing the Tiger
People of the First Kickstarter! We Love You! You made this film possible! We are grateful literally every day for the path you set us in in 2012.
Now. We... Read more
Drawing the Tiger Announcing World Premiere!
Drawing the Tiger + Hot Docs = LOVE!
We hinted and teased, but now it's publicly official and we are beyond thrilled! Hot Docs is one of the very... Read more
The Next Chapter :: Drawing the Tiger's Getting FINISHED!
We have been a little bit quiet around here--since our last update to this page, we have been working, heads-down, full-steam-ahead on finishing this film. We had an epic ride... Read more
New Year New Chapter!
Happy Happy New Year!
It's been two years since we funded on this campaign--thank you for sticking with us!
Despite our personal filmmaking roller coaster angst (see below) and the... Read more
We Have Big News! In fact, three piece of BIG NEWS—including a NEW TITLE!
1) SOMEBODY PINCH ME!
WE HAVE A FINE CUT OF THE FILM!!! After seven years, four trips to Nepal, collecting almost 200 hours of footage, countless hours of translating and... Read more
A year ago today….
we completed our super successful Kickstarter campaign. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! It has been a huge year. We returned to Nepal. We finished filming. We have all the... Read more
Still Kicking (Mind The Gap)
A LITTLE, BETTER-LATE-THAN-NEVER UPDATE FOR OUR KICKSTARTER PEEPS
First off, you might have noticed that you have not received your thank-you gift/premium. We are sorry. We had anticipated being able... Read more
It has been a Really Big Year!
(This might be a repeat for some of ya'll who are also on our email/ blog list. Send me an email if you want to join: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also... Read more
New Trailer and GiveBIG
WOW! It's been a HUGE few months since we last posted an update.
We have returned from an extraordinarily successful production trip, and we're deep in postproduction. We have a... Read more
We are getting ready to go!
And thank you, again for your support of The Girl Who Knew Too Much. We have been extremely busy (and we dare say extremely productive!) since the end... Read more
FUNDED! 333 Backers! $36,112! So! Much! Love!
THANK YOU ALL! Thank you so much! Thank each one of the THREE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE (333!) dear people who pledged support to this campaign!
We are positively beside ourselves with... Read more
LESS THAN AN HOUR TO GO! (Special Holiday Edition)
SO Exciting over here at TGWKTM HQ!
The Kickstarter ends in 40 minutes, but the momentum we've gained, the audience we've begun to build, and the ball we've gotten rolling... Read more
Can We Offset Our Kickstarter Fees?
We are reaching the final hours of active fundraising via the Kickstarter campaign. After tomorrow (Sunday morning), the site will stay live (and we hope it will remain... Read more
Technical Bulletin: Trouble With Click & Pledge
We have had sporadic reports from supporters hitting snags when they try to use our "Click & Pledge" link to make a tax deductible/corporate-donation-matchable contribution.
PLEASE let us know if... Read more
What's Up With Those Numbers??
For those of you watching at home, you might have noticed our pledge number's been up and down a few times.
What's up with that, you ask?
Here's the deal:... Read more
HUGE NEWS: The Girl Who Knew Too Much Awarded Sundance Grant!
See Sundance's Press Release Here.
When we launched this Kickstarter, we had no idea how much support and passion... Read more
Just FIVE DAYS to go.
If you've followed us on Facebook, you've probably seen the big news. We'll talk more about it tomorrow, but we now have more reason than ever to hope you will... Read more
ONE WEEK LEFT!
Only SEVEN DAYS left in this campaign. Thanks to everyone who has pledged during the last few days. Every pledge we get--whether via the Kickstarter or via our secure (and... Read more
Only Ten More Days!
There are only TEN DAYS LEFT to support The Girl Who Knew Too Much! Please help us make the most out of the time we have left. We are... Read more
We're Just Getting Started!
ANNOUNCING OUR KICKSTARTER STRETCH GOAL: $60,000!
Two weeks (minus one hour) after we launched this campaign, we exceeded our initial funding goal! We didn't expect to get that far so... Read more
Initial Funding Goal REACHED! (NOW we have truly begun)
Great news! Today, in a flurry of posts and pledges and shares and likes and emails, we reached (and actually pretty dramatically exceeded!) our initial Kickstarter funding goal!
SO much... Read more
The Untouchable (Dalit) Caste: Our First Encounter Was With Shanta
There is a huge set of prohibitions and sanctions involved in being untouchable. We don’t yet understand even 10% of what that status means. We do understand Shanta can’t have... Read more
The Day We Met Shanta
We knew we were meeting a girl who had people's attention. They spoke in reverent tones about her intelligence and 'spark'.
Amy and I loaded up, one with the gear... Read more
Digits: Over 100; Over $10,000; Over $100 Average Pledge; LOVE: 1,000,000!
With your help, this film is going to get made. It's going to get to audiences. It's going to DO CAPITAL-G GOOD!
We are just overwhelmed over here. In the... Read more
Five Figures and 100 Backers...
...are within sniffing distance! ONE HUNDRED BACKERS, average pledge is over $100. We are overwhelmed with gratitude, excitement and responsibility!
Please keep spreading the word--it is what's keeping us trending... Read more
Kathmandu Post, September 13
SEP 13 - Suicide among Nepalis is on the rise and discussions on it are necessary An alarming number of Nepalis are committing suicide, more than they have ever done... Read more
76 Backers! It's Not Just About The Dollars
We are excited and (I realize now why this is a cliché) humbledto see we not only have over $7,000 in pledges, but we also have 76 backers (as... Read more
Day Three's Grand Plans (Wow, This Is A LOT)
I had planned to write out a blog post debriefing every day's doings for this campaign. Evidently it doesn't take long to get behind. This is a full time gig.... Read more
Day One Debrief
Wow, what a rush. We launched at 10:02AM.
We had sent our son home with his grandparents (VERY high on list of things to be thankful for: Grandma & Grandpa!)... Read more